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Ingenuity Dowland has attained a level of ingenuity that is second to none. This excellence is a result of continuing to develop our depth and breadth of expertise which provides clients with the very best results, in diverse sectors and geographic locations. With over 25 years experience we have effectively enhanced our services to a range of industrial, commercial, institutional and infrastructure clients positioning us as your construction expert. From coast to coast to coast our team of experts leads successful projects.

Strength in

Strength in



Our successful construction projects start with an outstanding team and a

Our pledge to understand the community wants and needs facilitates open

From coast to coast to coast we have developed a reputation for understanding

At Dowland, we are fortunate to have the opportunity to work closely

commitment to the people and communities in which we operate.

communication and sharing of ideas. This leads to successful employment and

and supporting local culture. We are proud of our collaborative approach to

with the First Nations Community through the Inuvialuit Development

business relationships. Through these associations, Dowland construction projects

successful projects with clients, subcontractors and suppliers Our 25 plus

Corporation, NCC Investment Group Inc., Gwich’in Development Corporation

translate into employment for local residents. We partner with local groups to

years of experience allows us to understand how to optimize relationships

and Wasaya Group Inc. The joint ventures we have entered into with the

set up apprenticeship programs, provide additional training and promote local

with all levels of government, helping them understand the value of

First Nations combine our strengths to respond to significant and diverse

employees who are top performers. Our ongoing commitment to training allows

investment in training local individuals for careers in specialized trades.

long-term opportunities.

Our diverse and dynamic team of over 450 employees goes above and beyond to get the job done. Both in the field and in our offices, this exceptional group’s experience spans a wide range of backgrounds and construction disciplines. Each team member brings a superior level of expertise to every project undertaken, offering clients knowledgeable, personal service and full attention to detail.

today’s apprentices to become tomorrow’s mentors, supervisors and managers.

Job Site Locations 150 Mile House

Canadian and US


Akhlok Aklavik Alakanuk Allen Anaktuvuk Pass Anzac Artic Bay Arviat Atlin

Inuvik Anchorage


Whitehorse Iqaluit Yellowknife

We work across Canada and Alaska with satellite offices at all jobsite locations

Rankin Inlet

and our top priority is to understand and adapt to the regional environment. Local execution supported by northern expertise is what we are known for. Our executive offices in Edmonton, AB and Inuvik, NT allow us to assemble diverse teams of experts to deliver quality and sustainable results on projects of every size and scope. Dowland has a track record of completing projects safely, on time and on budget, often in the most challenging arctic and subarctic conditions.

Edmonton Kamloops



Office Location

Job Site Location

Thunder Bay

Cambridge Bay Cape Dorset Carmacks Clyde River Colville Lake

Hall Beach Hedley Holman Hope Houston Hythe Igloolik Innisfail Kasilof Kugaaruk Kodiak Kokhanok Kwethluk Kwigillingok McLeese Lake Mountain Village

Dawson City Deline Dillingham Drayton Valley

Norman Wells

Elkford Eureka Exshaw

Pangnirtung Parson Lake Peavine Pilot Point Pond Inlet Prince George Prince Rupert

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Good Hope McMurray McPherson Simpson Vermillion

Gjoa Haven Good News Bay Grande Prairie

Old Crow Oscarville

Repulse Bay

Sachs Harbour Sandy Lake Sanikiluaq Savona St. George Stebbins Stewart Taloyoak Thunder Bay Trail Tuktoyaktuk Tulita Tumbler Ridge Ulukhaktok Wainwright Wekweeti Wrigley Qikiqtarjuaq Quinhagak Zeballos

Health and Safety First to last‌

Our Quality


Workplace safety for our staff, sub contractors, clients and environment

utilize the tools, resources and equipment available to maintain a successful

We are dedicated to our comprehensive Quality Program that covers all areas of

is a key priority at all levels of the Company. Each Dowland employee and

safety program. As a result, the Dowland safety record exceeds industry

construction. Quality is what we deliver to our clients and quality work requires

sub contractor works under the safest possible conditions. By ensuring all

standards, consistently achieving a preferential WCB rating and the highest

ongoing objective evaluation to improve efficiency and identify economies of

employees take part in our site orientation prior to working on a project, we

industry discounts attainable. We are proud to hold A ratings for clients

scale. Dowland is committed to client satisfaction and to continuously improving

promote a culture wherein working safely is an expectation, not a request.

through ISNetworld as well as a Certificate of Recognition (COR) for Safety in

our operations. These goals are achieved through our corporate culture of

We insist on active participation by everyone, every day, on every job. We

all jurisdictions where we work.

learning and sharing which makes sure positive outcomes are integrated into future projects. Our focus ensures projects are completed on time and on budget. Quality also means staying at the leading edge of our industry. We take pride in being part of an elite group certified for welding across Canada.

Industrial Trenched in Quality

Commercial Producing Results

Dowland understands the unique requirements of industrial clients. We have

Whether design-build, construction management or lump sum Dowland brings

Bringing an institutional project from start to finish with multiple stakeholders is a

Dowland has the expertise and experience required when developing customized

significant experience executing projects within the mining, oil & gas and

an outstanding level of proficiency to each commercial project we undertake.

complex process that Dowland executes with precision. Our internal systems and

infrastructure solutions. Our infrastructure focus includes construction projects

green energy sectors including mill/smelter processing facilities, water

We offer clients knowledgeable, personal service and full attention to detail. Our

controls are fine tuned to ensure strict compliance with plans and specifications.

which enable communities to operate efficiently. Whether it is a water treatment

treatment plants, steam plants, shutdown work, mine expansions, plant

base of loyal clients has been built on the strength of our reputation for timely

Using our collaborative processes, all project stakeholder requirements are met

facility, storage facility, airport or alternative power generating wind farm, we

upgrades, pressure testing and compressor stations, greenfield projects, fuel

service and quality workmanship. Our team works collaboratively with owners,

and no detail is ignored. Quality management, sustainability, proactive problem

bring a dedicated team of project managers, technical experts, commercial

tank farms, hydro-electric projects, heat recovery and wind farms. We respond

making sure the procedures, skills and quality controls are in place for successful

solving and prudent financial management are at the forefront of Dowland’s

and finance professionals to the table. This ensures we develop progressive,

to changing conditions with a “can do” attitude and our diverse teams are

delivery of results that align with the vision clients care about and demand.

services. Our institutional clients know we complete projects within budget.

appropriate and effective infrastructure which is a constant concern for

From start to finish – we deliver.

governments and citizens. Dowland’s attention to detail makes us a leader in

leaders in developing solutions. At all times safety and quality control in our work is a top priority; ensuring industrial projects are done right the first time, on time and within budget.

Institutional Infrastructure Generating Solutions Developing Communities infrastructure construction.

Service Expertise

Attention to Detail Design Build

Construction Management


General Contracting


Dowland transforms vision into reality. For each

At Dowland we make an impact early in the

Quality workmanship makes Dowland a leader.

With over 25 years of construction expertise across

Whether across the street or in remote locations

design build project we undertake, a team is

project life cycle. By getting involved early it is

Our extensive experience building within the industrial,

Canada and Alaska, Dowland has completed a wide

Dowland ensures the right people and materials

assembled to provide innovative and competitive

possible for us to work with the client’s design

commercial, institutional and infrastructure sectors is

scope of general contracting projects. We have a

arrive in the right order, at the right time. A veteran

solutions for specialized requirements. The team

team and focus on key decisions that improve

the foundation from which our mechanical contracting

corporate culture which emphasizes acting on the

of complex jobs in the north, Dowland understands

is a strong advocate for owner intent, striving

the project. Whether it is a better mechanical

expertise has evolved. Dowland ’s mechanical services

owner’s behalf. This policy translates into strong

this challenge and consistently rises above it. Efficient

to understand what the owner really wants and

system, a cost saving or time savings, Dowland

include building, installation and maintenance of

collaborative relationships with everyone involved in

systems and accurate data provided through our supply

needs – not just the structure, but the objectives



mechanical systems. Our skilled mechanical teams are

the project and ensures owner expectations are met and

teams make sure that sites are equipped for optimal

of the business that is going to depend on the

tendering, accounting, reporting and control

experts in plumbing/fitting, sheet metal and welding.

exceeded. By maintaining strong trade relationships,

execution and results.

facility. We provide innovative solutions to

systems to meet the projects’ unique require-

These individuals are leaders in their fields and, as

quality and schedule are maintained regardless of the

ensure that design elements are achieved at

ments. Our track record of success allows us

with all Dowland employees; their focus on safety is

geographic location.

budget levels. We make sure each consultant,

to provide options on every aspect of a project.

constant. Whether it is new construction or a complex

manager and sub trade involved in the project

Dowland clients are presented with strategic

retrofit, Dowland is your expert.

has the client’s goals in mind and strive to deliver

alternatives and through our team approach we

a final product that exceeds the expectations.

influence the five key elements: time, quality,



flexibility, risk and cost.

The total package with

Integrated Solutions


Our environment depends on it...

Dowland understands that project execution in diverse geographic locations

from which we draw, applying lessons from the past and innovative ideas

Dowland embraces the merits of green building practice and offers

requires a tremendous amount of focus and attention to pre-planning

that solve persistent large scale construction issues. The cost management

versatile sustainable and innovative solutions. Our in-house LEED

and ingenuity. From coast to coast to coast, whether it is an industrial,

policies and procedures we have in place provide our clients with detailed

accredited professionals contribute substantial value and expertise

commercial, institutional or infrastructure project, our teams provide

reporting. We believe that accurate and timely reports are a crucial part of

to the client, architect and construction team. We are proud

integrated management across all trade disciplines. Our proven project and

project control and a key factor in the successful delivery of on-time and

of having successfully helped clients achieve LEED速

construction management experience provides a robust knowledge base

within budget projects.

certification while still meeting demanding project timelines and budgets.


Stronger Communities

Building relationships is at the core of our success. In addition to being dedicated to client satisfaction, serving a broad range of industrial, commercial, institutional and infrastructure clients we are committed to serving the communities in which we live and work. Dowland helps build a brighter future for communities by contributing financial support focused on education, health and wellness, arts and culture, social services and community programs. Our success comes through working with local community organizations and the volunteer spirit of our employees.



say it best...

Dowland Contracting Ltd. completed

The North Slope Borough contracted

Pin/Taylor Architects has worked with

N53 Architecture Inc. has worked

the construction of the Aurora Campus

Dowland Construction Inc. for the Simon

Dowland Contracting Ltd. on the Inuvik

with Dowland Contracting Ltd. on two

building in 2004. We remain very satisfied

Paneak Museum Project. They finished

School’s project since late 2007 and have

projects. Their most recent is Holy

with the construction and are pleased

the job within budget and on time as

worked with them on a number of other

Trinity Academy, a new $12M high school

that Dowland is currently building our

proposed in the bid documents. I give

projects previously as well. Dowland

in Drayton Valley, AB. We have found

new single student residence. Good

Dowland high marks not just for the

Contracting has proved themselves to

working with Dowland to be a positive

communication is exceedingly important

job well done. Dowland Construction

be a very capable and well organized

working experience. They take a very

to us as a client and we find them to

employees went as far as helping Seniors

company. Their strategy of resolving

professional approach to the process

be readily approachable and action

Housing doing fix up and weatherization

issues long before they become problems

of consultant and client relations, and

oriented. After construction of the new

at no cost to the homeowners. Dowland

helps move projects along. With respect

are consistent in their claims of being

campus, any requested follow-up was

Contracting Ltd. is a very capable

to financial and schedule planning,

a part of the “team”. Whenever site

appropriately dealt with, proving that

contractor and they do a very good job.

their project staff are honest and very

issues arise, their approach is to have a

capable. It is a pleasure working with

solution in mind before the call is made.

such a competent and professional team.

Pricing for construction changes are fair

they live up to their commitment and guarantees for quality workmanship. Miki O’Kane, Campus Director

William Hopson, Project Administrator NSB CIPM

Simon Taylor, Pin/Taylor Architects

and reasonable. I have no hesitation in recommending Dowland Contracting Ltd. for any project that your organization may have in mind. Paul Anderson, Architect AAA, MRAIC, LEED AP, Director

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867 777-8512 Marliss Yamiolkowski-Yanchuk Position 867 777-4106 867 678-0596

Dowland Contracting Ltd. P.O. Box 1660, Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0

Dowland Contracting Ltd. 7028-56 Avenue Edmonton, AB T6B 1E4

t. 867 777-8500 f. 867 777-4106 e.

Dowland Brochure  

October 2012