About Us




From a project’s very beginning stages to its completion, Ecklundson Construction’s team manages all details in the building process to ensure quality workmanship. More importantly – we listen to you, the client, to ensure your vision becomes a reality. The experience of our partners and integrity of our company is paramount to our ongoing success. When choosing us, you can be sure of a fair, complete quote with options from many of our premium building partners and suppliers.

Our on-site management team ensures that the job runs smoothly, on schedule and within budget. We implement proven time, quality control, cost and safety management procedures that ensure these goals are met while delivering the quality product The Ecklundson Construction Group prides itself on. 

We are a culture where everyone is welcome.

OWNER / Principal:


Rod has over 3 decades of experience in the construction industry, specializing in Commercial and Residential construction. He assists in overseeing all company operations, land and business development, and Operations Manager for the Commerical Division. Rod graduated from the University of Bath in 2017 with his Masters in International Construction Management. Rod is a dedicated family man, and large supporter of youth sports in Nanaimo.

OWNER / Principal:


Chris has over 35 years experience in the construction industry and specializes in civil construction. Chris assists in overseeing all company operations, business development, and procurement as well as the role of Operations Manager for the Civil Division. He’s seen a lot over the years and has experience working all over BC and the Yukon as a civil site superintendent and managing multiple companies. Chris is known for is his passion for construction and his resiliency. Around the office, he’s been known to put in the effort of four and a half men and is a dedicated family man.

Real People. Real Results

We care about making a difference

Meet The Team

Drew / Commercial Project Manager/Estimator

Drew has a commercial/industrial background and has his Diploma of Architectural and Building Technology. He has been with Ecklundson since 2016 and fills the role of Chief EstimatorWith almost decade of experience Drew oversees all of the commercial estimating and procurement. He is the main point of contact for commercial projects and will coordinate project management and all project approvals, contracts, subcontracts, RFI’s, change orders and progress payments for commercial projectsDrew stays involved with the local construction community by sitting on the VICA U-40 CI Executive Committee. 

Drew grew up locally and spends most of his spare time with family and friends as well as at the local rugby club. He sits on the Nanaimo Hornets executive board and has captained the 1st division side to BC Final. When not playing, he also coaches and manages the senior men’s teams.

Drew Fisher Ecklundson Construction Commercial Project Manager Estimator

Leanne / Controller

Leanne Chetcuti is the controller at the Ecklundson Construction Group, joining our team in the summer of 2019. Leanne takes responsibilities for our company finances, oversees the day to day financial operations and guides the team in meeting financial goals and objectives. She comes from a background of diverse experience which includes finance manager in the health care sector, data analysis and management in the logging industry and human resources management. 

Leanne was born a fifth generation Nanaimoite and grew up on the rugged West Coast of Vancouver Island. When she is away from her desk you can find her in the great outdoors; hiking in to the wilderness or floating the ocean in a kayak or cabin cruiser. 


Ecklundson Construction Controller Leanne Chetcuti


Ken / Site Superintendent

Ken has over 30 years of experience in the field of construction as a superintendent and foreman. Ken brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Ecklundson Construction Ltd. Ken’s experience spans commercial and residential construction from site works to project completion, as well as project warranty, safety and maintenance.

Ecklundson Construction Ken Van Hullebush Site Superintendent 


Michelle / Operations Manager

Michelle is a vital component to the everyday operations of Ecklundson Construction. She oversees and liaises with all divisions of the EC Group by coordinating many facets of the companies including HR, Scheduling, Safety, Equipment logistics, Residential and Sales. With over 25 years in the construction industry, Michelle’s diverse experience proves to be a valuable resource to colleagues and clients alike. Michelle loves living on Vancouver Island and spends most of her free time adventuring with her two beloved canine companions and her young grandson.

Ecklundson Construction Operations Manager Michelle Bates


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Mon: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Tues: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Wed: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Thur: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Fri:     8 am - 4:30 pm

Sat: Closed

Sun: Closed


(250) 758 9436


1985 South Wellington Road, Nanaimo, B.C., V9X 1R4