More By This Author

Current Issue

Current Issue

Posted: October 03, 2011

Top Company 2011 winner: PCL Construction Enterprises

the staff of ColoradoBiz

REAL ESTATE/CONSTRUCTION

PCL Construction
www.pcl.com  
Years in business: 36 (U.S.),
105 (global)
Location: Denver
President and COO: Peter Beaupré (Watch an interview with Peter on ColoradoBiz TV.)
Employees: 3,300
Company snapshot:
PCL builds in three main sectors: buildings, civil infrastructure and heavy industrial. PCL's family of companies has an
annual construction volume of more than $5
billion, making it the largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in the United States.
Notable practice: PCL believes you must have all three elements - people, profits and philanthropy - to truly be a construction leader and employer of choice. It is a 100 percent employee owned company. In 2009, PCL launched a Quality Management Enhancement Initiative for its U.S. operations. This began with a review of existing operations and procedures across all U.S. operations to gather the "best of the best" quality practices.
Community involvement: As a construction company, PCL builds buildings, roads and bridges. As individuals, PCL employees build communities. One of many examples: President and COO Peter Beaupré, a board member of Mile High United Way since 2005, implemented the PCL "Million Dollar Club" for MHUW's Lights On After School program. He creatively challenged PCL employee/owners to raise $1 million for the cause in four years. The goal was achieved in three years.

{pagebreak:Page 1}

Enjoy this article? Sign up to get ColoradoBiz Exclusives. The opinions expressed in this article are solely that of the author and do not represent ColoradoBiz magazine. Comments on articles will be removed if they include personal attacks.

Readers Respond

Leave a comment





Remember my personal information

Notify me of follow-up comments?

Please enter the word you see in the image below:



ColoradoBiz TV

Loading the player ...

Featured Video