The Opportunity: 
McElhanney Ltd. is looking for an experienced Commissioned Land Surveyor for our Kelowna office. The successful individual will manage land development, road and utility infrastructure surveys, topographic surveys, construction and engineering layout, and will provide property and survey-related advice to clients. This intermediate or senior level role is ideal for a self-driven, superior communicator who enjoys the challenge and satisfaction derived from being part of an established multidisciplinary team.

McElhanney’s culture of teamwork, mentorship and career growth make this position ideal for the successful candidate to both mentor junior staff, and to be mentored by senior management and surveying specialists within our organization.

 What You’ll Be Doing: 
  • Working in a team setting to establish project scope, budget and schedule, and other project or client expectations
  • Leading survey crews on projects; communicating scope and scheduling information to crew members
  • Managing project budgets and financial reporting
  • Managing various survey project types including legal, land development (subdivisions) and infrastructure, topographic, engineering and construction layout
  • Liaising with both internal (McElhanney) and external Project Managers and clients
  • Preparing accurate field notes and drawings, managing information flow from field to final deliverables
  • Providing mentorship, guidance, and training to assist with subordinate’s professional development
  • Ensuring quality assurance procedures are carried out for proposals, field returns, drawings, legal plans, documents, and other deliverables
  • Providing advice to clients on property and legal survey matters
  • Other duties as required.

What You’ll Bring:
  • BCLS accreditation with a minimum of 5 years practicing; CLS commission is an asset. Commissioned Land Surveyors from other jurisdictions with intent to attain ABCLS commission will be considered
  • Diploma or degree in Geomatics with strong data processing/computations skills
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications (Civil3D and GNSS processing software at minimum)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Periods of travel may be required for the role
This role is designated as a safety sensitive position.

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 McElhanney
Based in Western Canada for over 100 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 1,100 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 www.mcelhanney.com/careers 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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