Our Team

The Van Brothers team consists of more than 40 people located at our head office and on various construction sites in the lower mainland. Our strength is our team, dedicated to providing quality services to our customers, and is the key to our success in the industry.

Edward Van Vliet - General Manager of Van Brothers Concrete Forming

Edward Van Vliet

President – General Manger / Chief Estimator
Ed began his career in construction by learning the trade from the ground up. Starting in the 1980s, he worked for his father's construction company, learning the importance of hard work and standing by old school values.
Ed obtained his Certificate of Qualification in Carpentry from BCIT in 1992, his extensive experience and constant desire to progress gave him the competitive edge in this industry.  His ability as Van Brothers Forming Ltd. co-owner and president gives the company focused and powerful leadership with a commitment to quality.
As a journeyman carpenter, Ed’s extensive field experience combines with insightful business sense to make him a successful hands-on President and General Manager.

David Van Vliet - Vice President of Van Brothers Concrete Forming

David Van Vliet

Construction Management
Dave brings 27 years of construction experience, ten of them along side his father at Van Construction. Dave is responsible for all aspects of the project from contract award to completion including the set up of foundations, concrete structures, slabs and equipment.

Randall Van Vliet - Site Superintendent of Van Brothers Concrete Forming

Randall Van Vliet

Site Superintendent
As Site Superintendent, Randall brings over 20 years of experience in both hands-on construction and site supervision to all projects. Randall began his career at Van Construction in 1987, he learned his skills first hand working with his father who was one of the ten original brothers. Randall has been a key player in the development of Van Brothers since it's inception. His reputation for quality of workmanship and safety is unsurpassed.

Lisa Van Vliet - Managing Director of Van Brothers Concrete Forming

Lisa Van Vliet

Managing Director
Lisa brings 25 years of business experience to the team. Working alongside her father title searching for land surveyors since the late 1980's, Lisa acquired the skills it takes to run a business. Keeping the business in the family was important to the brothers; after marrying Ed, Lisa began working with Van Brothers in 2000. She continues to manage the ever-growing needs of the company, implementing new ideas and building continued success in the industry.

Elizabeth Lawrynowicz - Engineer of Van Brothers Concrete Forming

 

Elisabeth Lawrynowicz B.A.Sc.

Lawry Engineering Ltd.
Established in 1992, Lawry Engineering has been successfully providing engineering services to diverse construction companies. Lawry Engineering specializes in formwork design, falsework, and access scaffolding required for the industrial and commercial construction industry. Lawry Engineering continues to contribute and support Van Brothers success to complete leading edge construction.