Chandos Construction Ltd.
Chandos Construction employee onsite  

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Chandos Construction Ltd. was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2018):

  • Chandos Construction focuses its charitable efforts on at-risk youth and individuals interested in working in trades, supporting 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 offers support in times of need, providing compassionate leave top-up payments of up to 95% of salary for up to 15 weeks when employees are called upon to care for a loved one
  • Chandos Construction cultivates an ownership culture through a share purchase plan, available to all employees, and provides a number of additional financial incentives including profit-sharing, signing bonuses for some, and referral bonuses, ranging from $500 to $1,000 per successful employee
Chandos Construction employees playing in the company's annual hockey game  

Highlights

Industry Construction and Project Management Contractors
Established in Canada 1980
Major Canadian hiring locations Regina SK, Vancouver BC, Toronto ON, Ottawa ON, Edmonton AB, Calgary AB, Red Deer AB, Barrie ON
Full-time employees in Canada 389
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Average age of employees in Canada 38.3 years
Longest serving employee 37 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, 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 12 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

Here are some of the reasons why Chandos Construction Ltd. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2018):

  • Chandos Construction's longstanding social committee organizes a number of events and celebrations throughout the year, including a Stampede breakfast, a billiards tournament, the Chandos Olympics, an annual employee appreciation event, and a slo-pitch tournament
  • Along with in-house and online training options, Chandos Construction offers tuition subsidies for courses taken externally and financial bonuses for some course completion (to $5,000)
Chandos Construction employees at a leadership conference  

Highlights

Industry Construction and Project Management Contractors
Established in Canada 1980
Major Canadian hiring locations Regina SK, Vancouver BC, Toronto ON, Ottawa ON, Edmonton AB, Calgary AB, Red Deer AB, Barrie ON
Full-time employees in Canada 389
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Full-time employee growth in the past year 9.3 %
Average age of employees in Canada 38.3 years
Longest serving employee 37 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, 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, Toronto ON, Ottawa ON, Edmonton AB, Calgary AB, Red Deer AB, Barrie ON
Full-time employees in Canada 250 to 500
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 benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 3 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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