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VDC Coordinator

Chandos Construction

Red Deer, DB / Kelowna, BC
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We are Chandos

Inclusion. Collaboration. Ingenuity. Innovation.

These values speak to our desire to create places where all people belong, listening and learning from one another in a way that sparks ideas and leads to positive changes in our industry and community. They also demonstrate our commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture. And, if they resonate with you too, we should talk!

We are 100 percent employee owned and proud to be the first and largest B Corp certified commercial builder in North America, meaning we put our values at the centre of everything we do.

Continuous improvement is core to our success. Championing innovative and collaborative ways to build is just one example of that. Collaborative construction leads to more efficiency, cost savings, social value, and a much better working experience for everyone.

Every day, our teams are working to build places for people to live, work, learn, serve, and play. But above all, we’re building community. And, we’re looking for like-minded people to join us. Together, we can build a better world.

Job Description

The VDC Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and assistance of the VDC/BIM development on a project by project basis. Assisting design teams of consultants, trade contractors and operations staff in utilizing VDC to deliver successful projects. The individual will work closely with all departments and staff within Chandos to ensure VDC is used to its fullest potential on a project to project basis

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


  • Technical diploma in an appropriate field.
  • Two or more years’ construction experience.
  • High level of knowledge interpreting construction drawings.
  • Superior leadership skills.
  • Relationship focused.
  • Strong working knowledge of VDC software.
  • Ability to be certified by Local Governing Bodies (ASET, APEGA)
  • Technical competency with VDC software, including (not limited to) REVIT, NAVISWORK, AUTOCAD, etc.

Additional Information

Chandos is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture and this includes our recruitment and hiring process.

We recognize that our differences are our greatest strengths. We uncover talent. We nurture talent. And then we give people the tools they need to use their talent to create a positive impact.

  • We are 100% employee owned. Every person who works for Chandos can become an owner. There is only one class of units at Chandos, because we believe everyone should be treated equal. We talk about being an entrepreneurial-minded organization and you can be sure we mean it!
  • Competitive wages
  • Well rounded employer paid benefits program including health, dental, vision care and employee assistance program
  • RRSP matching program to aid and prepare employees for long-term financial security
  • Educational assistance for employees who wish to pursue job-performance enhancing education
  • Recognition and annual salary reviews program
  • Leadership conferences that allow employees to connect and collaborate
  • Regular company-wide engagement opportunities

We do not accept unsolicited resumes or phone calls from agencies. Thank you.

Posted on
Nov 7, 2022
Application due is
Jan 31, 2023