The Opportunity
McElhanney has a unique opportunity for an Intermediate Civil Engineer to join our team in the Okanagan region of BC. As an intermediate engineer, you will join an engineering team that spans the Okanagan Valley and beyond, managing and leading projects and designs. 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 diverse support team 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 designs, drawings, and specifications, and assist in pursuit, project management, proposal and delivery of local and regional projects.

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.    

 What You’ll Be Doing: 

  • Work with the other Project Managers and Engineers in the region to manage and deliver high-quality projects throughout the Okanagan region and beyond.
  • Provide detailed production of engineering assessments, designs, drawings and specifications for various municipal and private land development civil projects
  • Design opportunities include water and wastewater infrastructure, transportation, retaining structures, erosion protection, grading and drainage design, site servicing
  • 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.
  • Coordinate field inspections to monitor the quality and progress of the work being performed.

 What You’ll Bring: 
  • P.Eng with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university
  • Proficiency in the application of specialized design software such as Civil 3D
  • Experience in a consulting engineering environment is 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 
  • Full benefits package, competitive salary, annual bonus eligibility and the potential to become an owner of the company.
  • We are proud to be an employee-owned, multidisciplinary company of technical professionals managed by technical professionals.
  • Maternity leave top-up and parental leave 
  • 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 

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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