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Employee Spotlight

PCL has always known that people are its greatest asset. Construction is a complicated business and success requires the skills and efforts of a diverse group of people, engaged in a wide variety of activities. Read more about some of the company’s greatest assets.
  • Chris Gower

    6/26/2014

    When the recruitment firm Hays Canada contacted PCL executive vice president Chris Gower to be featured as part of its DNA Series profiling the career paths of Canadian business leaders, he welcomed the chance to share his journey discovering what excellent leadership is and how that could help him make a difference within the industry and at PCL Constructors Canada Inc.

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  • Lilianne Dobbs

    6/9/2014

    Some twenty-six years in, Lilianne Dobbs’ career isn’t quite what she once thought it would be. As a matter of fact, it could hardly be more different.

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  • Bradley Leonard

    4/25/2014

    ​Bradley Leonard started his first student placement with PCL Industrial Management Inc. (PIMI) in 2011 after completing his first year of chemical engineering at the University of Alberta.

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  • Dave Espinosa

    3/21/2014

    ​​Dave Espinosa started his PCL career a decade ago with the dream of working on exciting projects. His dream was quickly realized. “I joined PCL because I knew it came with opportunities that weren’t available at other companies,” said Espinosa.

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  • Shaun Yancey

    1/30/2014

    ​It’s been a 32-year road for PCL’s incoming US president and chief operating officer, Shaun Yancey, but from the looks of it, he is just hitting his stride.

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  • Brooke Shore

    9/4/2013

    ​​Seattle project engineer Brooke Shore took a leave of absence to travel to Nicaragua to help build the Ducuale Grande pedestrian footbridge outside of Condega, Nicaragua.

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  • Scott Updegrave

    8/23/2013

    ​​Construction manager Scott Updegrave began his career with PCL back in 1986 in Denver, Colorado. Looking back, Updegraves’s enthusiasm for taking on new challenges has proven to be a rewarding experience.

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  • Daniel Balazs

    6/27/2013

    Daniel Balazs didn’t know what he would do when he moved to Canada from Budapest, Hungary, eight years ago.  He wanted to come to a peaceful country that had plenty of natural landscape.

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  • Danny Dodds

    3/22/2013

    Danny Dodds is making a go of it in Australia…again. Dodds was relocated to Melbourne in 2012 to oversee PCL’s Australian operations in his role as a finance and administration manager for the region. Life, for Dodds, had come full circle.

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  • Brett Dolan

    3/13/2013

    Brett Dolan is committed to helping others. He loves people, and this love is evident in all aspects of his professional and personal life.

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  • John Cahill

    3/12/2013

    ​John Cahill comes from a small town called Naas in the County of Kildare near Dublin. He was working for a company specializing in overseas recruitment when he learned that PCL, the number-one contractor in Canada, was coming over to recruit.

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  • Dwight Brown

    2/8/2013

    Dwight Brown started working for the PCL family of companies as a carpenter’s apprentice in 1980. Over 32 years he built on his solid field experience to become vice president and district manager of PCL's operations in Ottawa.

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  • Brent Huntington and Kristine Turley

    1/2/2013

    Each year thousands of veterans hang up their military uniforms in exchange for business suits. Many PCL employees, such as Brent Huntington and Kristine Turley, have successfully navigated this transition.

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  • Gayle Grady

    6/25/2012

    District manager Gayle Grady joined PCL’s Transportation Infrastructure Group in Tampa, Florida, in 1996.

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  • DOUG STOLLERY

    6/22/2012

    ​​In 2012, Doug Stollery was awarded the Canadian General Counsel Lifetime Achievement Award. This is an annual award program designed to honor excellence in the In-House Counsel community.

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  • STEVE SCHMALZ

    3/23/2012

    Operations manager Steve Schmalz joined PCL in 1999 as a field engineer. In his first two years, he travelled to jobs in Sudbury, Ontario, and Flin Flon, Manitoba.

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  • Michael King

    3/12/2012

    ​For Michael King, the choice was clear—he was Australia bound. So how did he end up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada?

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  • Dana Johnson

    3/12/2012

    ​Project manager Dana Johnson’s first PCL assignment was on the 33-story Bravern Signature Residences in downtown Bellevue, Washington.

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  • Manny Juncos

    3/12/2012

    ​Manny Juncos was raised in South Central Los Angeles, an area that he remembers more for gangs and poverty than anything else.

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  • Jake Miller

    3/12/2012

    Jake Miller is administrative courier for PCL’s Denver office. His responsibilities include everything from delivering payroll to making bank deposits.

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