38 Combat Engineer Regiment

Unit Identification

Combat Engineer Regiment Badge


Army Reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

Please do not hesitate to call us for more information. We would be pleased to review your resume, and have you visit us for a tour of our unit.

Our Team Recruiter

Name: Sergeant Mark Calow
Phone: 306-934-8507
Email: mark.calow@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Find a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

We train on Tuesday evenings, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 

Trades In Our Unit



  • Backhoe
  • Dump
  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Military Commercial Off-self (MilCOTS)
  • Skid-Steer


See a complete list of Vehicles and Weapons.

Who We Are

38 Combat Engineer Regiment (38 CER) is a unit part of 38 Canadian Brigade Group (38 CBG), which is part of the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve. 

38 CER is composed of:

  • 31 Engineer Squadron (31 ES) in Winnipeg
  • 46 Engineer Squadron (46 ES) in Saskatoon 

Combat Engineers are members of the Military Engineer branch of the Canadian Forces. Their primary role is to assist friendly forces to live, move and fight, and to deny the same ability to the enemy. Their secondary role is to fight as Infantry. Combat Engineers perform a variety of tasks including gap crossings, demolitions and obstacle construction.

For more information on the roles of a Combat Engineer visit the Forces.ca job site.

Benefits of Joining

When you join our unit, you will receive competitive pay for your part time or full time work as well as be eligible for on the job training that could benefit you in civilian life. Also, there are medical, dental and educational benefits available to Army Reservists.

Here are all the details:

Command Team

  • Commanding Officer: Major Chris Terrio
  • Regimental Sergeant Major: Cheif Warrant Officer Sean Fisher

Contact Us

38 Combat Engineer Regiment
Sgt Hugh Cairns VC Armoury
930 Idylwyld Dr N
Saskatoon, SK
S7L 0Z6


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Our History

38 CER was organized by Canadian Forces Organization Order 6697 on December 2, 2011, and officially stood-up on parade April 14, 2012. Prior to this official unit formation and since 2006, a combat engineer capability was being incubated in Winnipeg under the Fort Garry Horse.

These sappers in an armoured recce unit were unique as the only “black hat sappers" in the Canadian Armed Forces. More recently the North Saskatchewan Regiment began cultivating a combat engineer capability in Saskatoon.

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