PCL Appoints Paul Knowles as Vice President and District Manager for Ottawa District

PCL Appoints Paul Knowles as Vice President and District Manager for Ottawa District

PCL Construction announces that Paul Knowles has been appointed new vice president and district manager for PCL’s Ottawa district effective May 1, 2021.

Paul Knowles – VP and District Manager. Source: PCL

Reporting to Todd Craigen, President, Eastern Canada, Paul will provide oversight to the district and will be responsible for operations throughout the Ottawa region. Paul has been with PCL for 23 years, joining PCL Edmonton in 1997 where he served in various capacities before transferring to Calgary in 2006 where he progressed from the role of senior project manager, to manager Special Projects to operations manager. In 2017, Paul was promoted to the role of district manager in PCL’s Regina district. Paul has led many notable projects at PCL including the National Institute of Nanotechnology in Edmonton, the Keynote Development project in Calgary and the Conexus Head Office in Regina.

“I’m excited to be in Ottawa joining a district that is home to an amazing team of construction professionals”, says Knowles.

It’s an honor to take a leadership role with this talented team that continues to build upon Ottawa’s iconic footprint. Whether it is a major project, historical, or the smaller special projects that we are working on, our team has diverse skills, knowledge, and experience to complete our clients’ and partners’ visions with unsurpassed value and expertise.

Paul holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering and a master of science degree in construction engineering management from the University of Alberta. He succeeds Kevin Skinner who is retiring. Thank you Kevin for your 33 years of service and dedication to PCL.

Source: PCL