Author Archives: Jean-Pierre Gauthier, Senior Vice President, Kiewit

About Jean-Pierre Gauthier, Senior Vice President, Kiewit

Jean-Pierre Gauthier is a senior vice-president and oversees all of Kiewit’s construction operations in Eastern Canada. He has more than 20 years of Canada-wide Kiewit experience and has been involved in many collaborative contracting projects.

Collaborative Contracting: How To Be An Ally

How many times have you read about construction projects that are delayed, over budget, have quality issues, or involve complicated claims? Historically, these are common occurrences in the construction industry that primarily derive from a misalignment of incentives between project owners, engineers, and contractors. Traditional contract models, which often position owners and contractors on different sides, are typically the root of the problem, yet they are still in widespread use, creating the risk of continued project overruns and performance shortcomings.

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Topics: Collaborative Delivery, Contracts, Kiewit.