The Opportunity 
McElhanney has an exciting opportunity for a Structural Engineer to join our well-established team at any McElhanney branches across Western Canada. If you have 5-10+ years of previous structural engineering experience and are looking to work on a diverse range of structural engineering assignments, this is an excellent growth opportunity for you. You will report to the Branch Manager and be a key player in supporting our Structural Engineering group specifically Prince George, Salmon Arm and Vernon offices. You will work closely with other structural engineering groups throughout BC while managing your own projects. This opportunity is ideal for a self-starter with a high degree of initiative, with potential to be invited into ownership at McElhanney – a true employee-owned company!

This role is posted for any of McElhanney’s branches across Western Canada, but the selected candidate will be supporting Prince George, Salmon Arm and Vernon. As our team works with internal clients across the company, there is an opportunity for hybrid remote work.
 What You’ll Be Doing: 
  • Provide design, engineering, and site inspections for structural projects,
  • Lead project management of multi-disciplinary projects
  • Assist with proposal preparation and business development
  • Supervise and mentor support staff

What You’ll Bring:
  • 5-10+ years of related design experience
  • Registration in good standing as a P.Eng. in British Columbia or Alberta
  • Proven delivery of structural projects for public and private clients
  • Knowledge & experience with National and Provincial Building Codes including those for steel (CAN/CSA S16), concrete (CAN/CSA A23.3), masonry (CAN/CSA S304) wood (CAN/CSA 086)
  • Proficiency with structural engineering software, such as SAP2000, RISA, and Woodworks
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal as well as a positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Strong people skills with the ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse range of individuals
  • Project management and proposal writing experience
  • Strong organizational skills and flexibility to manage changing priorities on short notice
  • Well-honed business development and client relationship skills are strongly desired
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel; capable of quickly learning new software programs
  • Aluminum design (CAN/CSA S157) and Bridge design (CAN/CSA S6) would be an asset

What Can We Offer You?
  • Flexible work hours to accommodate your lifestyle
  • Great benefits, including extended health & dental coverage, healthcare spending account, & RRSP matching
  • Maternity leave top-up and parental leave
  • Competitive salary and participation in our generous Performance Bonus Plan
  • Financial assistance with relocation if applicable
  • Opportunity to become a shareholder in an employee-owned firm
  • A workplace culture that is characterized by respect and inclusion for all
  • Continuous support for your professional development and growth
  • Employee and Family assistance program, which offers 24/7 support for all employees and their families either online or over the phone
  • Participation in our numerous programs that support our Four Cornerstones: people & communities, clients & partners, processes & technology, and financial.
  • A workplace culture that is characterized by respect and inclusion for all
  • Opportunity to choose any office within McElhanney’s geographic branch locations
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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