Chandos Construction Ltd.
Chandos Construction reception and lounge area

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Chandos Construction Ltd. was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017):

  • Chandos Construction focuses its charitable efforts on youth and supports a number of local and national charitable organizations each year -- additionally, the company encourages employees to give back to the community by providing up to 3 paid days off to volunteer and matching employee donations
  • Chandos Construction cultivates an ownership culture through a share purchase plan, available to all employees, and provides additional financial benefits including profit-sharing, year-end bonuses for some and referral bonuses ranging from $500 to $1,000 per successful employee
  • Chandos Construction encourages the next generation to pursue post-secondary studies through an academic scholarship program for children of employees and supports the ongoing education of existing employees with tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions (up to $5,000 for courses indirectly related to an employees' current position)
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 356
Average age of employees in Canada 38
Longest serving employee 36 years
Long-term savings 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 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 36 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
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 (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Chandos Construction Ltd. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2017):

  • Employees at Chandos Construction's new head office can take advantage of a number of modern comforts including an employee lounge, an outdoor eating area with barbecue, and a fully-equipped fitness facility with free memberships, instructor-led classes and personal trainer services
  • Chandos Construction is an employee-owned construction firm that continues to grow at an incredible pace, adding over 50 new full-time positions in the past year
  • 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 (varying by position)
Chandos Construction employees on a site visit

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 356
Full-time employee growth in the past year 16.7 %
Average age of employees in Canada 38
Longest serving employee 36 years
Long-term savings 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 2 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
Performance recognition individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer-recognition awards, tailored and unique rewards (i.e. travel), long-service awards

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's head office features a spacious kitchen and dining area for employee use

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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