Jordan Latimer, operations manager, PCL Construction

Jordan Latimer
Jordan Latimer
Editor's Note

Each year, OBJ and the Ottawa Board of Trade honour 40 of the region’s top young entrepreneurs, business executives and civic leaders and recognize them for their professional achievements, expertise and community service.
Click here to see the full list of the 2021 recipients and click here to watch the special broadcast honouring the year’s recipients.


Business: General contractor

Born: Ottawa

Biggest business achievement: Successfully taking on progressively larger roles within the organization. Currently overseeing the management of six individual construction projects, representing total contract values of more than $550 million and generating more than $425 million in billings over the last year and a half.

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Biggest obstacle overcome: Navigating a new position while concurrently leading PCL Ottawa’s COVID-19 response.

Biggest influences: My co-workers at PCL have taught me everything I know about the industry and how to navigate the various aspects of it while still having fun shaping the city’s landscape.

Biggest lesson learned during COVID-19: It’s important to be flexible when looking at ways to maintain operational excellence, personal interactions and communication.

Charitable involvement: The Royal Ottawa Foundation

First job: Paperboy for the Ottawa Citizen and lawnmower extraordinaire.

Advice I’d give the younger me: Work hard, learn as much as you can from those around you, and know that consistency and patience will pay off in the end.

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