DENVER, Colo. (June 20, 2024) – PCL Construction is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place To Work® for the third year in a row. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at PCL. This year, 94% of employees said it’s a great place to work 37 points higher than the average U.S. company.

Great Place To Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

"Great Place To Work Certification is a highly coveted achievement that requires consistent and intentional dedication to the overall employee experience," says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, the Vice President of Global Recognition at Great Place To Work. She emphasizes that Certification is the sole official recognition earned by the real-time feedback of employees regarding their company culture. “By successfully earning this recognition, it is evident that PCL stands out as one of the top companies to work for, providing a great workplace environment for its employees."

“At PCL we are committed to providing employees with the opportunities, resources and support they need to grow and thrive in their careers,” said Deron Brown, PCL president and COO, U.S. operations. “Through our projects, we are building better communities and to be recognized as a Great Place To Work while we collectively work toward this mission is an incredible honor.”

PCL is a broadly held 100% employee-owned company with 90% of salaried employees owning shares. Companies operating under an employee-owned model consistently observe heightened productivity, increased annual incomes for employees and greater staff retention rates. PCL exemplifies these benefits as employees are deeply engaged in the company's prosperity. They harbor a strong sense of ownership and take pride in their roles, recognizing that their commitment and performance not only influence the success of the firm but also determine their individual success.

The company boasts a workforce of over 4,500 salaried employees across North America, showcasing a depth of diversity and expertise. Across the U.S., PCL offices dedicate time and financial resources to initiatives like projects for the Make-a-Wish Foundation and Habitat for Humanity builds, alongside backing various charitable events and organizations as the  Red Cross and United Way. In 2023 alone, PCL donated $67,500 to 19 food banks across the United States. It is this philanthropic culture that instills pride in the workforce and sets PCL apart.

While PCL fosters a culture of hard work and engagement in community service, the company also prioritizes social opportunities. Through purposeful events, PCL offers many occasions to connect with coworkers such as:

  • Sporting events
  • Team happy hours
  • Team-building events
  • Holiday celebrations

According to Great Place To Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits and have a fair chance at promotion.

Looking to grow your career at a company that puts its people first? Visit the PCL careers page at


About PCL Construction
PCL is a group of independent construction companies that operates throughout the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Australia. As one of the largest contracting organizations in North America, PCL completes more than $7 billion USD in work annually, building projects that shape communities. The company’s 100% employee ownership model fuels a culture of commitment for clients in the buildings, civil infrastructure, heavy industrial and solar markets. With a strategic presence in more than 30 major centers, PCL’s leadership teams consistently drive innovation and set new benchmarks for excellence, bringing unparalleled skill to every project. Watch us build at

About Great Place To Work Certification™
Great Place To Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place To Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place To Work-Certified.

About Great Place To Work®
As the global authority on workplace culture, Great Place To Work® brings 30 years of groundbreaking research and data to help every place become a great place to work for all. Their proprietary platform and For All™ Model helps companies evaluate the experience of every employee, with exemplary workplaces becoming Great Place To Work Certified™ or receiving recognition on a coveted Best Workplaces™ List. Learn more at and follow Great Place To Work on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.