Rick Boates, AScT

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Rick Boates, AScT


  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Building Engineering
  • Current Employer: Unitech Construction Mgmt Ltd
  • Position: President, Unitech Construction Management Ltd.
  • Post Secondary: BCIT Building Technology and numerous continuing education courses
  • High School: Nakusp Seconday, Nakusp, BC

Career Experience

1972-1973 Draughtsman, Paine & Associates Archiects, high rise office towers
1973-1976 Draughtsman/Contract Administrator, Allen/Ewing Architects - primarily commercial
1976-1978 Building Inspector, CMHC - multi-family residential
1978-1990 Contract Administrator/Construction Manager - primarily education, health and commercial
1988-present Founder and President of Unitech Construction Management Ltd. - major institutional, commercial projects, current volume approaching $50 million annually

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • Interest in Building Construction profession but more interested in business side than design side

Career Highlights

  • Harbour Centre and Oceanic Plaza office towers
  • 19 ICBC Claim Centres throughout BC
  • Hundreds of Education and Health Facilities, Whitehorse Air Terminal Building
  • Duke Point Ferry Terminal, Nisga'a Government Building
  • Delivery of more than $300 million in high quality Construction Management projects

Professional & Community Activities

  • Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal Certified Project Manager, Member of the British Columbia Building Envelope Council, Member of Canada Green Building Council