About Us

Building People Not Things

MEET THE TEAM

MARK CARRELL President

GORD OLIVER Chief Executive Officer

CAROL DRAKE Executive Director / Accounting

NIXIE KRIEL Administrative Assistant

AMMON HATCH Senior Project Manager

CODY GREEN Senior Project Manager

TYLER ANDERSEN Senior Superintendent

STEPHEN TAYLOR Senior Superintendent

BRAYDON BARRETT Superintendent / Foreman

CORA HATCH Project Administrator

LEILANI KONIETZ Project Administrator / Foreman

GIDEON KONIETZ Project Administrator/ Foreman

COLIN BOND Superintendent

KAYELYNN GUTHMAN Project Administrator / Social Media Manager

ASHTON BATES Superintendent / Website Design

MARK CARRELL President

GORD OLIVER Chief Executive Officer

CAROL DRAKE Executive Director / Accounting

NIXIE KRIEL Administrative Assistant

AMMON HATCH Senior Project Manager

CODY GREEN Senior Project Manager

TYLER ANDERSEN Senior Superintendent

STEPHEN TAYLOR Senior Superintendent

BRAYDON BARRETT Superintendent / Foreman

CORA HATCH Project Administrator

LEILANI KONIETZ Project Administrator / Foreman

GIDEON KONIETZ Project Administrator/ Foreman

COLIN BOND Superintendent

KAYELYNN GUTHMAN Project Administrator / Social Media Manager

ASHTON BATES Superintendent / Website Design

MARK CARRELL President

GORD OLIVER Chief Executive Officer

CAROL DRAKE Executive Director / Accounting

NIXIE KRIEL Administrative Assistant

AMMON HATCH Senior Project Manager

CODY GREEN Senior Project Manager

TYLER ANDERSEN Senior Superintendent

STEPHEN TAYLOR Senior Superintendent

BRAYDON BARRETT Superintendent / Foreman

CORA HATCH Project Administrator

LEILANI KONIETZ Project Administrator / Foreman

GIDEON KONIETZ Project Administrator / Foreman

COLIN BOND Superintendent

KAYELYNN GUTHMAN Project Administrator / Social Media Manager

ASHTON BATES Superintendent / Website Design

WHY CHOOSE US?

EXPERIENCE / INTEGRITY / QUALITY

TEAMWORK

CULTURE AND WORK ETHIC

Experience, integrity, and quality best describe our professionalism with which we operate our business.

Our team enjoys being an active part of Project Management and the construction set up and progress. This is a commitment to enhancing our team’s abilities in the planning and completion of a project. Our Project Managers moved through the trades and fully understand the process of Project Management. This enables them to provide thoughtful and valuable solutions for each project.
Our team has the ability to execute and complete diverse types of demolitions, renovations, building construction, landscaping, and other minor tasks.

Respect, enthusiasm, commitment, innovation, and helpfulness, are keys to success in every business. Every staff member has a respectful attitude towards their managers, co-workers, and clients, and each one supports self-respect. They exhibit great enthusiasm for the work that they do, and it creates positivity amongst everyone, which is a great motivator for the entire team.

THE PROCESS

PLANNING, DESIGN, AND EXECUTION

CONNECT WITH US

RELAX AND ENJOY 

We will create a plan that will ensure your project is planned and completed to your personal specifications and well within your timeline and budget.

Fill out our form and submit it so we can start building a plan that will show you exactly how everything will be managed.

Now is your time to start working on other things. We will oversee everything, giving you time to sit back and wait for the praise you will receive for building something amazing!

COMPANY MISSION

WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?

HIGHEST STANDARDS

BUILDING THE PERFECT TEAM

Our focus is on temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and our goal is to be a Temple Building Team. We expect our teams to treat each project like it is a “special project.”

We work to understand your needs and create the perfect project specifications that work best for you.

We bring together the right people for each project. With an extensive network of trades and skilled professionals, we strive to make sure that the scope of work, timeline, and budget are achieved.

BLACKCARD is always hiring! If you are a skilled trades professional or you want to teach your 15 year old what hard work looks like, WE WANT YOU!

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TEAM HISTORY

Mark Carrell, President, is “The General” in the company. He and his 3 brothers started their own landscaping company in 2007 to put themselves through university. It does not get any more “grass roots” than laying sod in northern Alberta during the summer months of Blackcard’s humble beginnings. After each brother went on to pursue careers in the medical and firefighting industries, Mark began to focus solely on the development of this “family” driven business. In 2018, Mark jumped on an opportunity to merge his business activities with Gord Oliver and created Blackcard Construction. Mark is an “on the tools leader” who loves to get in the trenches with the guys and lead by example. Mark’s current role has him overseeing all aspects of Operations across Canada. He oversees and supports each of our Superintendents/Project Managers as they report to Mark with their FLHA’s, Safety Reports, Budget Reports, Estimates, Change Orders, and Close Out Reporting. 

Gord Oliver, Chief Executive Officer, sold his previous company to his partners a few years ago, primarily because they did not share a vision of working on temple projects. After more than a decade running his own business in the Construction and Facility Maintenance Industry, Gord joined Mark to start a new venture. They are focused on being able to work on temple projects, and they bring that level of custom quality to any other project in the construction world. Gord has led a team of 200 employees and well over 250 subcontractors with an annual revenue over 20 million dollars in his past businesses. He is highly skilled in building teams for large projects and managing them by focusing on excellent communication with clients, contractors, and other important stakeholders. Gord has been a key leader in Canada for almost every major temple renovation since 2017. There are few business leaders in Canada with a network as vast as Gord’s, which he maintains from his previous ventures, performing work in all three western provinces and the Yukon. 

Since 2018, Mark and Gord have worked along side Westland Construction (Regina and Edmonton) and Willow Spring Construction (Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Montreal, Halifax) on major temple renovations for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, across all three western provinces, and Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia. 

We look to achieve the highest levels of quality and satisfaction, as we work on your projects, whether they be a beach-front custom home retreat on Kootenay Lake in British Columbia, or a magnificent religious structure in Calgary, Alberta. You can be assured our broad and diverse experience will produce the results you are looking for.