Rick Fernandes, AScT

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Rick Fernandes, AScT

Construction Manager

  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Civil Engineering
  • Current Employer: PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc
  • Position: Manager, Special Projects Division
  • Post Secondary: BCIT
  • High School: Lillooet Secondary School

Career Experience

My profesional experience ranges from working on fibre optic networks, water/wastewater facilties, airports, BC Place Stadium,a design build correctional facility and overall responsibility for a regional division within the largest general contractor in Canada. I enjoy mentoring younger staff and supporting career growth.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • I became a technology professional for the support and recognition that comes with my education and responsibilities.

Career Highlights

  • Developed a process and schedule which was used in to safely remove the old roof for BC Place.
  • Led a P3 design build team to succesfully construct a maximum security reman centre
  • Part of the team to succesfully complete the award winning International Terminal Expansion at YVR
  • Working as Manager, Special Projects Division at PCL which completes dozens of projects a year
  • Honored to be chosen as an attendee for the prestigous 2013 PCL Leadership Course

Professional & Community Activities

  • I have been a minor hockey coach for 7 years with the Port Coquitlam Minor Hockey Association.I am also working with BCIT on the Living Lab Initiative.