Role Overview
McElhanney Ltd. is looking for a Commissioned Land Surveyor for our Victoria, BC branch to manage land development and infrastructure projects, utility right of way surveys, topographic surveys, construction and engineering layout, surveys on provincial and First Nations lands, and to provide advice to clients. 

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.


For additional information on Vancouver Island, visit our customized Vancouver Island careers page.

Responsibilities
  • 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, proposals and other deliverables
  • Providing advice to clients on property and legal survey matters
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements
  • BCLS accreditation or LST with strong office skills; 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 and at least 5 years’ progressive experience overall with strong data processing/computations skills
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications (MSCAD or 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.
 

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.

To learn more about employee experience at McElhanney, visit us on Glassdoor
Victoria offers a fantastic array of culture from academia to arts to outdoors/beach lifestyles. An historic provincial capital, Victoria has all of the amenities of a large city, but the friendly community feel that defines Vancouver Island. Victoria offers the most temperate climate in all of Canada, with less rain and more sun than other cities on the West Coast.

Our Victoria branch offers a wide array of McElhanney services including civil and structural engineering, land surveying and environmental consulting, working on projects both locally and in the greater Vancouver Island region.

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, disability, or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.
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This is a full-time position

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