REGINA, SK (June 2013) – In response to ongoing growth in PCL Regina operations, David Filipchuk, president of Western Canadian Buildings and Civil Infrastructure, is pleased to announce four major appointments.
Sean Hamelin assumed the role of district manager in June 2013, after current vice president and district manager Kris Hildebrand transferred to PCL’s North American Headquarters. A 17-year PCL veteran, Sean began his career as a field engineer in Edmonton, taking on positions of increasing of responsibility. His early project portfolio spanned all Buildings sectors, with a focus on health care, as well as light industrial and civil work. In 2009, he was promoted to operations manager and transferred to Regina to lead all major construction activities in Saskatchewan. Sean has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Alberta, and is a designated professional engineer.
Monique Buckberger has transferred to PCL Regina to assume the position of operations manager. Prior to this appointment, Monique worked at PCL Winnipeg, where she was the district’s chief estimator (2012–2013) and construction manager (2009–2012). Monique is a 17-year PCL veteran with expertise in buildings and civil infrastructure work. For the past three years, she led the PCL project team assigned to the $136.9 million Disraeli Bridges, Canada’s largest civil project currently in progress. Her diverse knowledge in project delivery, especially in public-private partnerships (P3s), will be an asset in Saskatchewan’s growing P3 market. Monique graduated from the University of Manitoba with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering, and is a designated professional engineer.
Garth Tomlinson will draw on the valuable business relationships he has established in Regina throughout his 38-year PCL career, in his new role as manager, Business Development. Garth, a Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal certified project manager, led the district’s Special Projects team for nearly 30 years. He was one of 38 Canadians recognized with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal, for his contribution to the community and the Canadian construction industry.
Stephen Perras has been promoted to manager, Special Projects. He initially joined this specialized team as a project manager in 2005, and has acquired significant experience estimating and managing projects under $10 million in value. His current portfolio includes the Regina Public Schools construction management program, and the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada office amalgamation. In addition to having a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, Stephen is a designated professional engineer and a LEED® Certified professional.
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