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  • My Path to PCL

    12/05/16
    Kam Seehra shares how it took less than five handshakes on his first day to know that his career had to be with PCL.
  • A Student Body Exclusive – An Interview with Deron Brown

    10/03/16
    As we prepare to welcome a new class of interns to the PCL family this fall, Deron Brown, president, US Buildings, has a few words of wisdom he hopes will enable, empower, and encourage students to get the most out of their time with PCL.
  • Mixing it up with PCL’s students

    09/13/16
    PCL’s co-op students are true PCLers; their enthusiasm gets them involved with the PCL community even outside of their day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Student to Full-Time

    08/04/16
    Scott Blumell discusses how his internship with PCL was the single best part of his education.
  • Two Districts and One Great Learning Experience

    06/06/16
    Usama Hamid shares his experience working in multiple districts.
  • A Co-op Term Not Quite By-The-Numbers

    04/04/16
    Melissa Monaghan discusses why she decided to extend her work term with PCL.
  • Becoming an Asset

    02/02/16
    Daisy Herrera discusses her career aspiration to become a Superintendent.
  • The Mod Yard Experience

    12/08/15
    Evan Skjel shares his experience working as an engineering student at the Mod Yard this summer.
  • Switch It Up

    10/05/15
    Scott Klinger talks about his five co-op terms with PCL and the benefit of gaining experience in different departments and different districts.
  • Exceeding my Expectations

    08/11/15
    My name is Riley McCutcheon. I started an 8-month co-op work term with PCL in January and am currently working as a field engineer student on a fertilizer expansion project just outside of Saskatoon.
  • Construction Rework - Guard Against the Hazards

    08/10/15
    An industry-wide occurrence, rework can be prompted by a number of causes (including client change orders), significantly degrading project cost, schedule performance, and as we at PCL have learned, safety performance.
    TAGS: Safety
  • Take Time to Investigate Safety Violations Prior to Disciplinary Actions

    05/28/15
    Recently, we’ve noticed a trend in how some construction companies are identifying “life-critical tasks” or activities that could result in serious or fatal incidents.
    TAGS: Safety
  • The Importance of Safety Planning in Construction

    04/02/15
    Of all the workplace deaths in 2013, approximately 1 in 5 were in the construction industry—two workers per day.
    TAGS: Safety
  • It’s a New Year, Get Your Head In the Game

    01/13/15
    PCL Construction starts every New Year with a “Welcome Back” campaign during the first few days of the year to refocus employees’ attention on preventing injuries and illnesses.
    TAGS: Safety
  • Recharging at Greenbuild

    11/07/14
    ​Each year I look forward to the Greenbuild International Conference to provide the excitement and recharge I need to focus on and promote sustainable design and construction at PCL.