Unitech Team

An Introduction to the Partners

  • Rick Boates AScT, GSC, LEED AP
    President

    Rick founded Unitech Construction Management Ltd. in 1988. He acquired a Diploma in Building Technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in June 1972. Is a Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal Certified Project Manager and a Member of the Applied Science Technologist and Technicians of British Columbia, as well as the British Columbia Building Envelope Council. Prior to forming Unitech Rick was with Killick Metz Bowen Rose Architects Planners Inc. in Vancouver, as Manager of Construction Administration, for twelve years. Rick also spent two years as a Building Inspector with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, four years with Allen / Ewing Architects, Vancouver and one year with Paine & Associates Architects, Vancouver

  • Brian Parker
    General Superintendent, Director

    Brian joined Unitech in 1993 as a Superintendent, become a shareholder in 1995 and a Director in 2001. He is now the Director of Construction for all of Unitech's projects. Brian holds a journeyman carpenter certificate and completed his apprenticeship with Tidman Construction in Victoria. Brian’s strengths include organizing and scheduling the trades, subcontractors and site work on complex, multi-phase construction projects. He is skilled in the use of all in-house cost control and project management software and systems.

  • Wally Mansell
    AScT, Senior Project Manager

    Wally has been with Unitech since 2002 as a Senior Project Manager. He acquired his Applied Science Technologist diploma from BCIT in 1982 and is a member and past director of Sponsorship for the Project Management Institute, West Coast BC chapter. Prior to joining Unitech Wally was a senior Project Manager with CIBC and an Engineering Technologist for Rockingham Engineering Ltd. Wally’s strengths include a solid background in planning and construction of major recreational and institutional project; budgeting, cost control and managing project scope.

  • Lyn Boates
    Office Manager,
    Health and Safety Officer, WorkSafe Sponsored Representative

    Lyn cofounded the company with Rick and has handled every administrative function over the years. She graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science (Math) degree in 1975. Lyn now concentrates on her duties as Unitech’s COR Representative and Corporate Safety Officer as well as directing our marketing program.