Workforce Forecast Committee

Workforce Forecast Committee members work toward a vision where Alberta’s construction industry has access to a workforce with the right mix of skills at the right time and in the right numbers. They are leading the way when it comes to strategic thinking about Alberta’s future workforces, as well as ensuring there are opportunities and respect for all Albertans within the construction industry.

Workforce Forecasts Committee

Board Sponsors

  • Dan Williams, Enbridge
  • Jerry McPherson, Syncrude
  • Steve Peplinski, Shell

In partnership with GoA

Team Leads

  • Adam Bloomer, Enbridge
  • Matthew Smart, Syncrude

Team Members

  • Shannon DaCosta , Fluor
  • Jonathan Heer, Stuart Olson

Other Committees

Canadian Model Committee

Mandated by COAA and with support from Energy Safety Canada, this Committee stewards the updating and evolution of the Canadian Model (alcohol and drug guidelines and work rule) for the heavy industrial construction and turnaround sector, plus the energy operating and maintenance sectors.

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Future Leaders Of Industrial Construction

Searching for the industry’s best & brightest employees in their early to mid-careers with the drive and energy to make change

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Construction Performance

Developing the next-generation of tools for improving productivity

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Contracting

Enhancing contracting strategies and tools to improve efficiency and performance for all parties

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Safety

Developing leading philosophies, practices and tools to improve safety performance

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Join COAA

COAA members are the companies and organizations in the heavy industrial construction industry. Membership has its benefits:

  • Network with industry peers
  • Contribute to committees and best practices for the industry
  • Annual General Meeting and other events and workshops offered through the COAA
  • Attend the annual Best Practices Conference
  • Access COAA initiatives

Join COAA

We welcome members from outside Alberta. The best practices we develop are tailored to Alberta construction, but the principles are universally applicable.  Any company that believes in and wishes to contribute to excellence in heavy industrial construction is welcome.

Meet our members