Edmonton, Alberta (May 25, 2023) – PCL Construction is pleased to once again partner with the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) for its best of the best trades and technologies showcase. Creating Possibilities is this year’s theme at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg, MB.
More than 550 competitors from across Canada match strengths to see who comes out on top in over 40 skilled trade and technology disciplines, including construction. SCNC is open to the public and provides visitors with hands-on experiences to introduce them to skilled trade and technology careers.
“PCL knows the importance of this annual event highlighting the immense talent these individuals possess, and at the same time showcase the career opportunities in our country all in one place. It’s no secret that the skilled trades have been and continue to be in high demand right now,” said Mike Wieninger, PCL’s COO of Canadian Operations. “The next generation of our industry is crucial to ours and many other companies’ success. Plenty of opportunities await these talented men and women, especially in the construction field. Good luck and congratulations to all those taking part in the SCNC.”
PCL also partnered with the recently held Skills Alberta Competition where students strive for success in the trades and technologies industries to hopefully advance to the Skills Canada competition. We are proud to congratulate Scott Reynolds who won Bronze in Carpentry at the event and who is currently working on PCL’s orange Hub Phase 2 Rehabilitation project in Edmonton.
PCL offers opportunities for 1st year apprentices, including staying with PCL while finishing your needed hours to complete your apprenticeship and become a certified Tradesperson. There are also plenty of co-op opportunities that can turn into full-time in business technology, marketing & communications, human resources and project management, beyond the multitudes of trade work we have available.
Skilled trade and technology careers are viable, rewarding options. You can find all of the opportunities currently available at PCL here.
About PCL Construction
PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in more than 30 major centers. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of more than $8 billion, making PCL the largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.