Jesse Unke – 40 Under 40 In Canadian Construction
The 40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction consists of a cross-section of the top-performers in the industry, the list includes representatives from all facets of construction — from those spending long hours on-site, to those developing new tools to streamline how we plan, design and build.
“There is no shortage of talent in Canada’s construction industry. Builders may not always get the credit they are due, but coast to coast, the next generation of leaders are finding new ways of working, embracing novel technologies and driving the industry forward — all while maintaining strong connections to the local communities they are helping build.”
Jesse is Director of Project Management with RAM. Jesse graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Civil Engineering. As a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Risk Management Professional (RMP), Jesse is experienced in all areas of project and construction leadership overseeing large, complex, high-profile infrastructure, utilities, and transportation projects. Jesse has an intimate knowledge with multiple project delivery methods, project management models, and scope, financial, schedule, and risk management tools and techniques.
With a background as a Professional Engineer in Canada (P.Eng.) and the United States (PE), a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP), Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP), and a MMCD Certified Contract Administrator (MMCD CCA), Jesse has the ability to lead projects effectively, incorporate sustainable design and construction principles, interpret and administer contracts, and understand the technical aspects of his projects.
Jesse enjoys being actively engaged in the project management/engineering community, volunteering with the PMI Canadian Westcoast Chapter (CWCC), and Young Professionals in Energy (YPE). Jesse is also President of the British Columbia Construction Roundtable (BCCR).
Learn more about RAM’s Project Management Team and our past projects here.