The Opportunity 
What’s better than living in a city that offers great recreation, amenities, and affordable housing? What about the ability to grow your career in a community that is the right fit for you? McElhaney has a unique opportunity for a Civil Engineer to join our team in Fort St. John, BC. In this role, you will work alongside our senior engineer who has 15+ years of experience. Not only is this an amazing opportunity for you to step into a key role that will help you take your career to the next level, but you will also work with a team of professionals who are fully capable of supporting you from design to construction. In this role, your primary responsibilities are to lead diverse civil projects, provide detailed design support in production of engineering design packages, assist in proposals, project management, and delivery of local and regional projects to both private landowners and to a variety of local municipalities and government agencies.

Our award-winning engineers embrace a trailblazing spirit by challenging conventional thinking, questioning the status-quo and expressing our passion to use engineering to make the world a better place. We recognize that our projects must serve the interests of our communities for the long term. Therefore, our teams specialize in municipal infrastructure & roadways, water resources, transportation, land development, structural, geotechnical, construction and electrical engineering services. From our most junior recruits to senior management, we are partners in solving our clients’ challenges while making high impact on our local communities.

  • Provide detailed production of engineering designs, drawings and specifications for various civil projects including municipal, land development, water and wastewater, site drainage, road works, bridges, and infrastructure upgrades.
  • Work from preliminary concepts and sketches into engineering designs, plans and project informational requirements, using Civil 3D, as well as other technical software as needed.
  • Coordinate and assist in the preparation of documents required for approvals, prepare development and construction cost estimates, tender documents and contracts, and coordinate with other team members to ensure schedules, budgets and quality control standards are achieved.
  • Complete field inspections to monitor the quality and progress of the work being performed.
  • Assist with Construction management and contract administration
  • Provide technical mentorship and guidance to junior engineers and technical staff.

  • Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university with a 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Registration in good standing as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng. or eligibility for registration) in British Columbia.
  • Proficiency in the application of specialized design software such Civil 3D
  • Experience in a consulting engineering environment an asset, but not required
  • Experience with basic structural engineering design would be an asset, but not required
  • High productivity, attention to detail, and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative, team environment.

What Can We Offer You?
  • Flexible work hours to accommodate your busy lifestyle 
  • 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 family-like culture that is characterized by respect and inclusion for all 
  • Continuous support for your professional development and growth 
  • Ability to become a shareholder in an employee-owned company 
About Fort St. John
Located in the heart of the majestic Peace River country, Fort St. John is the largest city in Northeastern BC and supports a trading area of more than 70,000 people in the City and outlying service region. The population is dynamic, young, and energetic and, as the population continues to grow, so does the supply of retail shopping and other amenities. The friendly, small town feel is matched with big city amenities, creating a fantastic combination for many to call home. Fort St. John offers top-notch indoor recreation facilities and endless opportunities for outdoor adventures, and being “The Energetic City”, has hundreds of events taking place every year that entertain people of all ages and interests.

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.
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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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