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.​​​
  • Emberly Valgardson and Claire Thompson

    7/30/2018

    ​How the women of Nordic PCL are propelling the industry forward​.​

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  • Hitesh Patel

    7/24/2018

    The path to Hitesh’s future career began at Gujarat University, wh​ere he earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with hopes of pursuing a master’s degree in North America.

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  • Deron Brown

    4/4/2018

    An interview with one of ENR’s Top 25 Newsmakers, Deron Brown.

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  • Nate Shand

    12/13/2017

    ​Nate Shand, project manager, shares his story on how mobility has provided him a chance to grow in his career.

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  • Priscilla Chavez

    9/6/2017

    Through her work in the public sector, Priscilla Chavez learned how important construction is to local communities and businesses.

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  • Thai Nguyen, Jeremy Voss, Lourdes Lopez, Eric Chavez, and Lucas Mallory

    2/1/2016

    What makes leaders stand out? Is it their pursuit of passions, mentorship to others, or their involvement in the community? It’s all of the above.

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  • Lourdes Lopez

    11/13/2015

    “Try something that intimidates you—it has the potential to mold you into a better version of yourself.” This is the advice that Lourdes Lopez, project engineer for the Water Infrastructure Group in Phoenix, has for all women in the construction industry.

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  • Chad Kaldal

    6/24/2015

    ​PCL is a leader in the construction industry for attracting and retaining excellent employees and is known for offering a challenging and supportive work environment that promotes professional and personal growth.

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  • Alice Lee

    1/9/2015

    Travelling the world, finding true love, and settling down in Australia sounds like a fairytale, but it’s a true story for Alice Lee, and it all started with an accounting designation.

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  • Vanessa Salazar

    10/24/2014

    Plans for the future can change in an instant when you find something you are passionate about. That’s what happened to Vanessa Salazar, a Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) coordinator working for PCL in California.

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  • Kara Sand

    10/6/2014

    ​PCL corporate training consultant Kara Sand is here to lend a hand. “This is my dream job,” said Sand. “I help PCL employees develop their skills so we can better serve our clients, fellow employees, and our community.”

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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