Top 40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction is kicking off

Nominations are now open to recognize the industry’s outstanding young professionals.

Key Takeaways:

  • Nominations are now open for people to submit themselves or their peers for the awards.
  • Top 40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction, now in its 5th year, recognizes young construction leaders and their industry accomplishments.
  • Nominations must be submitted by June 18. Winners will then be chosen by a diverse panel of industry experts.

The Whole Story:

Now in its 5th year, Top 40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction is back and ready to once again recognize up-and-coming leaders in the construction sector. Nominations are officially open and can be submitted right now using this link.

The program’s organizers, On-Site Magazine and SitePartners, are looking for a cross-section of young professionals from all areas of the construction industry. Their previous four editions have featured individuals who have made an impact on the industry, rising through the ranks of their companies throughout their 20s or 30s.

Honourees have included: Architects, contractors, designers, engineers, equipment operators, estimators, executives, occupational health & safety managers, project managers, quantity surveyors, site supervisors, superintendents, tradespersons, and many more in the consulting, law, finance, and technology communities that support the industry.

How to nominate

All eligible nominees—construction professionals who are 39 years or younger, a resident of Canada and currently working in Canada—must have their name and details submitted through the official Top 40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction form. This form must be completed in full. It may take up to 15 minutes or longer to complete. You may preview the list of the nomination questions that you will be required to fill out here, but only nominations that have been submitted through the official online form will be eligible.

You may choose to either nominate yourself or someone else. If you choose to nominate yourself, you must attach an endorsed Letter of Support from a current or former supervisor, colleague, client, or vendor. You may submit nominations for more than one person, but those submitting on behalf of companies or organizations are asked to limit their nominations to five individuals.

If you have won in the past, you can’t win again. But those who were nominated last year but did not win are encouraged to reapply. Nominations must be submitted by 11:59pm PST on Tuesday, June 18th, 2024.

Choosing the winners

In considering each candidate, a panel of judges will refer to the following weighted system:

  • 50% – Professional Achievement
    Significant business or project accomplishments.
    Track record of outstanding work in the office or field.
    Professional designations, memberships, or licences.
    Educational development and qualifications.
  • 40% – Innovation, Leadership, and Influence
    Professional innovation and industry disruption.
    Team leadership.
    Roles in key decision making.
  • 10% – Business / Community Involvement
    Participation in professional mentorship programs.
    Participation in charitable or volunteer initiatives.

Make sure to Nominate someone today for Top 40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction before the deadline runs out. And be sure to check out all the construction professionals who won in 2023 and in 2022.


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