Sun Ridge Contracting is an Indigenous owned company, owners Carrie Leonard and Cliff Loucks have been in business since 1991. Sun Ridge Contracting is a major employer for indigenous people while at the same time welcome diversity in our workplace and service delivery.
Carrie is a Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc member who has dedicated over 27 years working directly for the Tk’emlúps Band and her home community. With her experience working with the band she has extensive knowledge regarding human resources, time management, financial management, problem solving, and collaboration skills.
Cliff is responsible for the overall implementation of our Projects. He has 20-year experience in short and long-haul truck driving along with heavy equipment operation. Cliff has 7 years Mining Industry experience in Earth Works from providing earth moving, rock crushing, road building and maintenance, mine surface building and maintenance, tailing pond structural maintenance, tailings dam construction and maintenance, aggregate supply and hauling, and custom screening.
Rick is responsible for the Civil Construction and Forestry side of the company. With 45 years of experience in the Heavy Construction Industry he is our Project Manager/ Estimator. He has served in the capacity as Regional Manager in the Construction Engineering & Multi Utility sectors and carries his Professional Gold Seal Certification as a Superintendent for Heavy Construction and Road building issued by the Canadian Construction Association.
Mary is the Office Manager for Sun Ridge Contracting and is also a Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc member. Mary brings over 35 years of experience in Office Administration and Management, Human Resources, and Accounting. She leads the development, implementation, and monitoring of all departmental policies and procedures; manages and oversees the implementation of HR policies, programs and practices, together with the accounts payable, receivable, monthly billing and financial reporting.
SRC continues to actively support education and training programs for all of its employees as well as supporting others in our community and surrounding areas. Supporting programs such as Heavy Metal Rocks through School District #73, the Heavy Equipment Operator Training (HEO) program sponsored by the Industrial Training Authority ensures the development of an exceptional employee talent pool for our business. SRC also enrolls it employees in courses sponsored and arranged through recognized training foundations such as the Southern Interior Construction Association (SICA), the BC Construction Safety Alliance (BCSSA) the B.C Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) just to name a few.
Various earthworks including earth moving, excavation and grading.
Installation of underground pipework, sewers and watermains.
Various construction services including site prep, planning and design. Collaboration with all trades.
Skilled operators and construction experts for any highway, roadway or access road building project.
Supply and deliver aggregate for construction, parking lots and road projects. We offer custom screening and onsite crusher.
Sun Ridge Contracting owners Carrie Leonard and Cliff Loucks are well known for their generosity of giving back to the community. Over the years they have proudly supported many charities annually such as the Kamloops Food Bank, Mustard Seed, Fire Fighters Association and many indigenous events such as the Kamloops Pow Wow Society in support of the annual Kamloopa Powwow. During the 2018 wildfires, the Sun Ridge Contracting team volunteered their time providing evacuees with food and amenities to help them be comfortable while being evacuated from their homes.