Project Director
Red Deer, AB
About Us:
Chandos is an innovative and collaborative construction company, 100% employee owned and proud to be the first and largest B Corp certified commercial general contractor in North America.

Along with being on the leading-edge in our industry, we also invest in our people, encourage their growth and support them in reaching their full potential. Because when our employees are at their best, they help move our entire organization forward – this is at the heart of the Chandos philosophy.

The Role:
The Project Director, directly and through their team of project managers, is responsible for the execution of Chandos’ construction services for their assigned projects. The Project Director builds the business through their support of Business Development. They develop, lead, coach and mentor multiple project teams. The Project Director is responsible for the overall coordination and performance of the team in achieving the project construction performance objectives and construction performance objectives.

The Tasks:
Lead, coach and mentor all internal project team members to achieve the project deliverables
Determine all resources required to complete assigned projects in accordance with the project commitments
Guide the team in the structure and delivery of project bids, budgeting, and other pre-construction services
Once the project has been awarded, manage the client relationship to ensure a great experience and client retention
Provide preconstruction leadership to the project team, challenging them to deliver value-based design
Align Project Execution Plan with Chandos’ core ideology, by providing oversight on the project goals, objectives, risks, assumptions, budgets, staffing requirements, responsibility matrix, work breakdown structure, milestones and deliverables
Support a safety culture that aligns with corporate strategies and core values

The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):
Degree in Engineering, Project Management, Architecture, Construction Management, or equivalent construction experience
Gold Seal Certification (GSC) required
LEED understanding
Fifteen or more years of experience in commercial construction
Ten or more years of direct work experience in construction project management
Demonstrated success in multiple project delivery methods
Highly effective negotiation, diplomacy and conflict-resolution skills

The Preferred Qualifications:
PQS designation, trade certification, or a business degree considered an asset
Advanced understanding of all construction trades, safety and construction techniques
Strong management, delegation and planning skills
Understanding of Lean concept and principles
Commitment to working in a team environment and good team-building abilities
Strong integration and problem-solving skills
Superior leadership qualities with a demonstrated track record of dealing successfully with internal and external clients
Able to interpret and effectively manage multiple and competing priorities and timelines

The Chandos Advantage:
100% employee owned
Competitive compensation and bonus
Strong benefits package
Substantial vacation time
Stable work-life balance
Training, education and development opportunities
Employee appreciation events
Supportive culture
A healthy and positive work environment
Perks through our strategic partners

In order to extend our One Chandos culture, we may occasionally request that select employees travel or relocate to other districts for growth opportunities or as business needs arise.

We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.