Awards and Rankings

In addition to the top rankings PCL receives for outstanding business performance and human resource practices, the organization continually receives awards of excellence for quality, innovation, safety, and community spirit. This reinforces PCL’s reputation as an employer of choice, as a leading provider of construction services, and as a valued community member.​​​​​​
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    50 Best Managed Companies

    ​PCL has been a Platinum Club member of the Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies list since 2004 and a member of the 50 best list since 1994.

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    Canada's Top 100 Employers

    The PCL family of companies has earned a spot on 2015 Canada’s Top 100 Employers list. Now entering its 16th year, Canada’s Top 100 Employers is an annual competition that recognizes Canada’s best places to work. The submissions are reviewed by an academic advisory board and evaluated using eight criteria: physical workplace; work atmosphere and social events; health, financial, and family benefits; vacation and time off; employee communications; performance management; training and skill development; and community involvement.

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    Heavy Construction News On-Site Magazine's Top 40

    ​PCL is ranked #1 on Heavy Construction News On-Site magazines’ Top 40 list of Canadian general contractors. In the words of former editor Russell Noble: “[PCL is] also making history by being the top spot for longer than anyone here on Heavy Construction News can remember.”

​​​​Community​​​​

Fit-Friendly Worksite Gold Status (Seattle)
American Heart Associatio​n, 2010-201​6
​Healthiest Employers (Tampa Bay)
Tampa Bay Business Journal
, 2012​, 2014​
Healthiest Employers (Orlando)
Orlando Business Journal, 2013​​​​
​​​​​​​​​​​​Healthy 100 Workplace Award (Orlando)
Florida Hospital Words on Wellness​, 2013​​​​
Pro Patria Award (Seattle)
Washington Committee for the Employer
Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
, 2013​​​
Contractor of the Year (Hawaii)
NAIOP Commercial Real Estate
Development Association​, 2013​
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​Work-Life Seal of Distinction
Alliance for Work-Life Profess (AWLP), 2013​​​​
Fit-Friendly Worksite Gold Status (Denver)
American Heart Association​, 2013​​​​-2016
​Fit-Friendly Worksite Gold Status (Orlando)
American Heart Association​, 2013​​​​-2016
Top Corporate Philanthropist (Denver)
Denver Business Journal, 2015, 2016
Hawaii's Most Charitable Companies
Hawaii Business Magazine, 2015
Top Corporate Philanthropist (Seattle)
Puget Sound Business Journal, 2016

Cons​truction​ ​(National)​

Top 100 Green Contractors
Engineering News-Record, 2008-2016​​​

Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award (Houston/Atlanta)
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), 
2014

National Award of Merit
(San Diego Airport Expansion)​​

Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), 2014

Alliant Build America Merit Award
Associated General Contractors of America​, 2015


Best of the Best Projects
(Streamsong Resort)

Engineering News-Record, 2015​

Best of the Best Projects
(San Diego Airport Terminal 2)

Engineering News-Record, 2015​

Top Roads #7 (SR 520 Eastside Transit and HOV)​
Roads and Bridges Magazine​​, 2016​

Top Bridges #2 (Nigliq Channel Bridge)
Roads and Bridges Magazine​​, 2016

Cons​truction​ ​(Regional)​​​​
Award of Excellence
(Mesa College Student Services Center)

Construction Management Association of America, San Diego, 2013​

Award of Excellence
(San Diego Continuing Education Mesa College Building)​

Construction Management Association of America, San Diego, 2013​

Mayor's Design Award
(Mile High United Way Headquarters)

Mayor Hancock, 2014​

Champion of Inclusion Award
(TIG Seattle)

Sound Transit, 2014

Best Project Award
(San Diego Airport Terminal 2 Airside Expansion)

Engineering News-Record California, 2014

Best Project Award
(Streamsong Resort)

Engineering News-Record Southeast, 2014

Mountain and Plains Planning Award
(Emily Griffith Campus)

Association for Learning Environments, 2015​​

Best Project Award
(RTD Commuter Rail Maintenance Facility)

Engineering News-Record Mountain States​, 2015

Best Project Award
(Pavilion at Colorado State University's Laurel Village)

Engineering News-Record Mountain States, 2015


Best Project Award
(Denver Public Schools/Emily Griffith Technical College Downtown Campus)

Engineering News-Record Mountain States​, 2015

Best Project Award
(Mile High Morgridge Center for Community Change)

Engineering News-Record Mountain States, 2015

Real Estate Champions Award
(Mile High United Way Headquarters)

Denver Business Journal, 2015

Real Estate Champions Award
(Emily Griffith Campus)

Denver Business Journal, 2015

Los Angeles Architectural Award
(Interpretive Center at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park)

Los Angeles Business Council, 2015

Top General Contractor in Hawaii
Pacific Business Journal, 2015-2016

Ranked #2 Top 250 Private Companies
ColoradoBiz, 2015​

Ranked #1 Top 250 Private Companies
ColoradoBiz, 2016


Excellence in Concrete Construction
(SR 520 Eastside Transit and HOV)​

Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association, 2016

Honor Award
(Cesar Chavez Parking Structure)

American Public Works Association, 2016​a

Project Achievement Award
Construction Management Association of America, 2016


Top Contractor
Engineering News-Record Southwest, 2016


Grand Award for Construction Excellence
(Delta Seattle Sky Club)

Association of General Contractors (AGC) Washington, 2017

Best Project Award
(Angle Lake Station)

Association of General Contractors (AGC) Washington, 2017​​

Outstanding Project of the Year
(Delta Seattle Sky Club)​

Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau, 2017​

North America's Leading Airport Lounge 
(Delta Seattle Sky Club)

World Travel Awards, 2017​​

Best Project Award
(Claremont McKenna College Roberts Pavilion)

ENR California, 2017​​

Best Project Award
(UC Irvine TEM Facility)

ENR California, 2017​​​

Best Project Award
(DEN Fire Station #35)

ENR Mountain States, 2017​​​

Best Project Award
(Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff Library, Archives,
and Museum)

ENR Northwest, 2017​​​​​
People 
Top 20 Under 40 (Brett Dolan)
Engineering News-Record Mountain States, 2013

Top 20 Under 40 (Brad Hise)
Engineering News-Record Texas and Louisiana, 2013​​

Top 20 Under 40 (Mauricio Ramos)
Engineering News-Record ​​Southwest, 2013


Top 25 Most Influential Young Professionals in Colorado (Lucas Mallory)
ColoradoBiz Magazine, 2014

Top 20 Under 40 (Aaron Wiehe)
Building Design + Construction, 2014

Top 20 Under 40 (Danielle Tihon)
Engineering News-Record Northwest​, 2014

Top 20 Under 40 (Tyler VanderLinden)
Engineering News-Record Northwest, 2014

Top 20 Under 40 (Scott Watson)
Engineering News-Record Texas and Louisiana, 2014

Top 20 Under 40 (Lourdes Lopez)
Engineering News-Record Southwest, 2015

Top 20 Under 40 (Jeremy Voss and Eric Chavez)
Engineering News-Record Southeast, 2015

ENR Northwest's Top Young Construction
Professionals (Andy Anderson)​

Engineering News-Record Northwest, 2015

Patriot Award (Mike Headrick and Mike Schafer)
Minnesota Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve​, 2015

Top 40 Under 40 (Lucas Mallory)​
Building Design + Construction , 2015

Top 20 Under 40 (Lucas Mallory)
Engineering News-Record Mountain States, 2016

Top 20 Under 40 (Thai Nguyen)
Engineering News-Record California, 2016

Build Washington Superintendent of the Year (Kelly Alger)
Associated General Contractors of Washington, 2016

Outstanding Mentor Award (Jeremy Voss)
Architecture Construction Engineering Mentor Program, 2016

Top 40 Under 40 (Lucas Mallory)
Denver Business Journal, 2016

Top 20 Under 40 (Meredith Kinkle)
Engineering News-Record Southeast, 
2017​

​​​Top 20 Under 40 (Tiffany Whipple)
Professional Women in Construction, 
2017

​​​​Patriot  Award (Jannine Tejeda and Charlie Walter)
California Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, 
2017​

​​​Top Financial Executive (Michael J Kehoe)
Professional Women in Construction, 
2017​​


Construction Professional of the Year
(Ken Slota)

AZ Water Association, 2017​

Workplace Champion
(Jennifer Foley)
Pacific Business News, 2017​

Safety 
Construction Industry Safety Excellence Constructor Award (PCL Industrial)
Construction Users Roundtable, 2013​

National Safety Excellence  Award
(Houston and Bakersfield)

Associated Builders and Contractors, 2013, 2015

Grand Award for Construction Safety Excellence
Associated General Contractors of ​​Washington,
201​3, 2016​​

​​National Safety Excellence Award
(Houston/Atlanta)​
Associated Builders and Contractors, 2014

Excellence in Safety Award
(UCLA Center for Health Sciences Seismic Renovation)​

Engineering News-Record California, 2015​

National Safety Pinnacle Award 
Associated Builders and Contractors, 2016

 

​​Construction Safety Excellence​ Award
Associated General Contractors of America, 2017

Award of Excellence (Rich Baldwin)
Associated General Contractors of America, 2017

Workpla​ce
Top 100 Companies for Working Families
Orlando Sentinel, 2006-2013
Best Place to Work in San Diego
San Diego Business Journal, 2008-2013
Best Place to Work in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Business Journal, 2008-2015
Best Company to Work For in Colorado
ColoradoBiz Magazine, 2007-2014
​​Best Place to Work in Hawaii
Hawaii Business Magazine​, 2007-2015
Top Workplace (Minneapolis)
Star Tribune, 2011-2013, 2015-2017​​
Best Place to Work Tampa
Tampa Bay Business Journal, 2011-2013​​
Florida's Best Companies to Work For
Florida Trend Magazine, 2011-2015, 2017
Washington's Best Workplaces
Puget Sound Business Journal, 2011-2016​​
Best Company to Work For Minnesota
Minnesota Business Magazine, 2012-2013
Best Place to Work in Central Florida
Orlando Business Journal, 2012, 2016
Best Place to Work in Virginia
Best Companies Group, 2013
Top 250 Private Company in Colorado
ColoradoBiz Magazine, 2014-2016
Tampa Bay Area's Largest General Contractors
Tampa Bay Business Journal, 2014​
Best Employers in North Carolina
Business North Carolina, 2014​-2016
Best Places to Work in Connecticut
Hartford Business Journal, 2015
100 Best Workplaces for Millennials
Fortune, 2015-2016
Best Midsize Employers
Forbes, 2016
Top Company to Work For in Arizona
Azcentral.com and Republic Media, 2016​
​​​Best Workplace in Central Florida
Orlando Sentinel, 2017