Chandos Construction Ltd.
Chandos Construction reception and lounge area

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Chandos Construction Ltd. was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2016):

  • Employees working at Chandos Construction's head office can take advantage of a number of onsite amenities, including a nap room, an employee lounge with foosball and board games, and free access to an onsite fitness facility that features subsidized personal trainer services
  • Chandos Construction provides exceptional financial benefits, including profit-sharing for all employees, signing and year-end bonuses for some and referral bonuses for employees who successfully refer a candidate (to $1,000)
  • Chandos Construction manages an academic scholarship program for children of employees interested in pursuing post-secondary studies
Chandos Construction employees attend a leadership conference

Highlights

Industry Construction and Project Management Contractors
Established in Canada 1980
Major Canadian hiring locations Regina SK, Vancouver BC, Edmonton AB, Calgary AB, Red Deer AB
Full-time employees in Canada 305
Average age of employees in Canada 38
Longest serving employee 35 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension, matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 3 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Chandos Construction Ltd. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016):

  • An employee-owned construction firm that continues to grow at an incredible pace, Chandos Construction added 80 new full-time positions in the past year (a jump of 35%) and recently relocated to a new office to accommodate its growing workforce
  • Chandos Construction encourages employees to adopt an ownership mentality through a share purchase plan, available to all employees, and lets everyone share in the fruits of their labour through profit-sharing
  • Chandos Construction helps employees balance work and their personal lives through a range of alternative work arrangements, including flexible hours, telecommuting, reduced hours during the summer months and a formal earned days off program
Chandos' communal lunch room

Highlights

Industry Construction and Project Management Contractors
Established in Canada 1980
Major Canadian hiring locations Regina SK, Vancouver BC, Edmonton AB, Calgary AB, Red Deer AB
Full-time employees in Canada 305
Average age of employees in Canada 38
Longest serving employee 35 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension, matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships

The Career Directory

Chandos Construction Ltd. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Chandos Construction atrium

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Construction and Project Management Contractors
Major Canadian hiring locations Regina SK, Vancouver BC, Edmonton AB, Calgary AB, Red Deer AB
Full-time employees in Canada 356
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Project Coordinator, Junior Estimator, Apprentice Carpenter
Starting salary $65K to $70K
Work perks flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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