The Opportunity:
McElhanney has an exciting opportunity for a Transportation Engineer to join our Transportation Division in Kamloops, BC. In this role, you will be assisting with engineering design of roads and highway projects, including drawings, cost estimates, and specifications. You will be working on some of British Columbia’s largest provincial highway projects including Highway 1 widening, intersection improvements and flood recovery design works.

We have industry-leading professionals and mentors, and a culture that fosters growing future leaders. Our team has 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!

What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Serve as the client contact, project managing and designing major highway projects
  • Direct a team of designers in preparing cost effective, accurate and timely transportation engineering designs and drawings that meet all client and approval agency requirements and standards
  • Develop concept designs and advance them to the detailed design stage, also overseeing cost estimates
  • Prepare tender document special provisions and specifications
  • Manage highway design projects to ensure schedules, budgets and quality control standards are achieved
  • Manage and direct the transformation preliminary concepts and sketches into engineering designs, plans and drawings based on project requirements
  • Communicate and work in an integrated team environment to ensure project schedules, budgets, and quality control standards are achieved and maintained
  • Provide supervision, training and mentorship to junior technical staff
  • Contribute to business development, including attendance at industry events and proposal preparation

What You’ll Bring:
  • Degree in Civil Engineering, with a focus in transportation engineering with at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Registration in good standing as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng or eligibility for registration) in British Columbia
  • Good understanding of BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and TAC Geometric Design Guidelines
  • Experience working with the municipalities and the Ministry of Transportation is preferred
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of relevant transportation planning and traffic engineering policies and procedures in Western Canada
  • Proficient knowledge of technical software (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, vehicle tracker software)
  • Effective people, client and project management skills

What Can We Offer You?
  • Flexible work hours to accommodate your busy lifestyle
  • Competitive salary and participation in our generous Performance Bonus Plan
  • Opportunity to become a shareholder in an employee-owned firm
  • Free on-site parking at our office location, brand new office building is being built this year
  • Maternity leave top-up and parental leave
  • Great benefits, including extended health and dental coverage, healthcare spending account, and RRSP matching
  • Employee and Family assistance program, which offers 24/7 support for all employees and their families either online or over the phone
  • A workplace culture that is characterized by respect and inclusion for all
  • Continuous support for your professional development and growth

Vaccination Requirement
In accordance with the recommendations and guidance provided by government health authorities, McElhanney strongly encourages all employees to get fully vaccinated to protect themselves and others against the health and safety risks and the transmission of COVID-19 to others.  This position requires that the successful candidate become fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future, and as such, proof of vaccination will likely be required at some point. McElhanney will consider all accommodations required due to a protected ground under applicable human rights legislation.

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.

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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, or people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations can be made at any stage of the selection process.
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