2019 was a big year for Heather Nielsen, a Webcor project manager who recently transitioned from the industry-leading builder’s concrete division (Webcor Concrete) to its general contractor side (Webcor Builders). In April, the mom of three achieved a major professional milestone by topping out her first project as concrete project manager: The Four Seasons Los Angeles. This was no small feat, as the 379,486-square-foot high-rise had been in the works for over 10 years. Immediately afterward, she began an estimating rotation for the concrete division, during which she assisted the preconstruction department in full take-offs and pricing on a wide variety of projects in Los Angeles and
Nielsen worked on the concrete side of construction for over eight years before transitioning roles. For the last few years, she has worked on the controls side as a project manager, which involves managing schedules, pricing, contracts, and negotiations.
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