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Celebrate our team: 2024 Chandos Awards

Since 1980, we have been driven to be one of North America’s most collaborative and innovative technical builders, with exceptional and courageous employees. To reach our goals, we need to have celebrate our biggest asset, our people.  

Every year, we ask our teams to nominate their colleagues for the Chandos Awards. Please join us in celebrating the winners and their achievements.  

Innovation Award:  

The Innovation Award recognizes an employee’s focus on continuous improvement and innovation. This is about more than a set of tools or processes to improve productivity; it’s a never-ending drive for perfection, in everything they do, through continuous improvements to products, services, or processes.  

Winner: Stacey Vanovermeire, Controller, Edmonton

Stacey was instrumental in planning and implementing new accounting strategies aligned with our goal of continuous improvement. She was nominated by her internal colleagues and team members; they called out the new improvements she made and the direct correlation with enhancing relationships with our external partners and clients. She also has tremendous leadership abilities in leading the accounts payable team through these changes.  

Leadership Award:  

The Leadership Award recognizes employees who go beyond empowering others, align teams, execute with excellence, and truly live Chandos values. A leader at Chandos works to bring together team members, partners, and clients to deliver project promises.  

Winner: Jesse Reynolds, Project Director, Toronto 

Jesse has led the Toronto special services group (SSG) over the past year by embodying the Chandos values, inclusion, innovation, collaboration, and courage. When his team submitted his name for nomination, they mentioned him managing the Toronto co-op student program, career fairs, and his special talent for supporting his team to reach success.  

Safety Award:  

The Safety Award is intended to recognize safety leaders who go beyond procedures and rules. They are team members that focus on the safety of a worksite and ensuring safety is put first. Our teams take pride in ensuring their job sites are clean, organized, and stocked with the correct tools. 

Winner: Sahar Tahmasebpour, Project Coordinator, Vancouver

Sahar worked directly with our teams, trades, and partners to ensure that safety was a priority on site. When her colleagues nominated her, they explained how safety is always top of mind when Sahar is on site, and how she coordinates safety meetings, site walkabouts, and inspections to prevent workplace accidents.  

Craft Worker Award:  

Criteria: The Craft Worker Award recognizes the exemplary quality, productivity, safety, teamwork, leadership, and attitude of an employee. Our craft workers perform a wide variety of tasks, and this award focuses on highlighting a team member whose continued focus on developing their skills has inspired those around them. 

Winner: David Wong, Warranty Specialist, Vancouver 

David is a leader in project close outs this year, he understands the client’s needs and is an expert in work planning and scheduling. When his internal team nominated him, they highlighted David’s keen eye for detail and quality assurance are second to none and he understands how critical the last one per cent of a project is and not taking our foot off the gas.  

Darin Bibby Community Award:  

The Darin Bibby Community Service Award honours a social contributor that makes a difference in our community, and the communities we build in. This is someone who gives back generously by volunteering and being proactive in community engagement. Demonstrating that their actions are making a positive social impact.  

Winner: Katie Currie, Operations Systems Trainer, Edmonton

Katie excels at building community in the Edmonton District. She is known for organizing social events, volunteering opportunities for staff, and supporting her colleagues in trying new things. When her team nominated her, they highlighted that she is driven by leading her team to go beyond in giving back to the community and ensuring everyone feels included.  

Congratulations to all our winners and nominees. If you’re interested in joining our team, apply here.  

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