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The Opportunity:
The McElhanney co-op experience allows you to discover where you want to take your career by providing you with hands on experience in the field and office. We connect you with industry leading mentors and a cohort of top tier students all across Canada. Our students work with multidisciplinary teams to apply what they have learned in school and assist with project delivery in Surveying and Geomatics. From office to field work, you will be provided with the skills and training you need to solve real world problems. If you have goals, we’ll help you reach them.

Our team offers a welcoming culture which allows staff to learn, grow, and build meaningful relationships. Most importantly, we have nurtured a fun and family like environment, making McElhanney a workplace where our students choose to grow long-term careers after graduating. In addition, we have established programs that support the growth of our future leaders. We have built and sustained a reputation of taking great care in developing our people and fostering a positive, friendly, and rewarding work environment.

Join McElhanney, a firm with big company opportunities, and a small company feel!

Deadline to apply: Feb 4, 2022 

What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Assist with the use of GNSS receivers for RTK, RTN, static measurements and total stations.
  • Collaborate with Project Managers to prepare files, maps and survey data for project delivery.
  • Research plans, titles, documents and related geospatial information. 
  • Maintain, clean, monitor and report the condition of equipment and vehicles.
  • Work in office and field environments including urban centers, prairies, and boreal forest to gain exposure to a wide variety of McElhanney services.
  • Learn about and operate emerging technologies including drones, unmanned bathymetric survey boats and 3D laser scanning equipment.
  • Participate in McElhanney’s industry leading safety practices to exceed client needs, while ensuring our teams Think Safe, Work Safe, and Get Home Safe.

What You’ll Bring:
  • Enrolled in a Diploma or Degree program in Geomatics Engineering.
  • Ability to work in a variety of outdoor settings including wilderness/backcountry environments for extended periods with varied hours.
  • A willingness and ability to work out of town on an as needed basis (up to three weeks away at a time).
  • Physical ability to work in on busy sites with varied terrain and ability to lift heavy equipment.
  • Previous work experience working in outdoors environments is an asset.
  • Excellent attention to detail, good judgement and clear communication skills.

What Can We Offer You?
  • Access to industry leading mentors from a multidisciplinary team.
  • A workplace culture that is characterized by respect and inclusion for all.
  • Continuous support for your professional development and growth.
  • Safety budget for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Sponsorship support during Land Surveyor Articling process.
About McElhanney
Based in Western Canada for over 110 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee-owned and operated firm, with over 1,000 staff members in 33 locations, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. At McElhanney, we work in teams to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation, and benefits package, and collaborating with a team of great professionals.
Our Purpose:  Amaze our clients. Care for our communities. Empower our people.

If this is the opportunity for you, apply now or visit to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
To learn more about employee experience at McElhanney, visit us on Glassdoor 
McElhanney is committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion which celebrates the successes that comes from a team diverse in expertise, experiences, and perspectives. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, welcoming all ethnicities, religions, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability, or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.
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