WHO WE ARE McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. is a well-established, multi-disciplinary engineering and geomatics firm that has been providing innovative and award-winning solutions to our clients for more than 100 years. We are proud to be 100% employee-owned, with over 700 staff, and have been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. We have 5 offices on Vancouver Island. There is room to grow and advance and prosper in your career.
WHY VANCOUVER ISLAND?
Escape the Lower Mainland and realize the benefits of living on beautiful Vancouver Island:
The most temperate climate in all of Canada
Less rain and more sun!
A historic provincial capital with a fantastic array of culture
Unparalleled access to beaches and outdoor amenities without the crowds
All of the amenities of the ‘big city’ without the traffic and congestion
Achieve a better work/life balance with Vancouver Island’s low commuting time and living costs
POSITION OVERVIEW To support our growth and expansion in the Vancouver Island market, we are seeking a business partner who is a technical expert with strong leadership qualities to join our team in Nanaimo. This position offers a high level of autonomy with full support and guidance available from the senior technical staff and leadership, as well as office management succession opportunities and increasing responsibility.
Deliver civil/municipal projects. Carry out and oversee aspects of engineering design for land development and municipal projects, from proposal stage through commissioning of the work
Prepare and submit superior proposals and technical reports
Generate invoices for clients and track against agreed client budgets
Manage multidisciplinary teams, providing mentorship and guidance to junior engineers and technical staff
Develop new business and establish strategic relationships with key clients, agencies, and partners
Degree in Civil Engineering with at least 10 years of progressive experience in the design and management of municipal infrastructure projects
Registration in good standing as a PEng in British Columbia, or eligibility to be registered
Knowledge of Vancouver Island municipal markets, with strong past client relationships is an asset
Demonstrated sound business development, client liaison skills, and a keen entrepreneurial spirit
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience with all government levels, construction contractors, and developers
High productivity, attention to detail, and ability to work well as a team player
ADVANTAGES OF WORKING FOR McELHANNEY
Company Ownership Our firm maintains an entrepreneurial spirit. Our consistent growth has resulted in our shareholders benefiting through healthy returns. We are inviting visionary candidates to take advantage of this unique opportunity to become a business owner, without needing to assume high personal financial risks. Historically in the past 15 years, our shareholders have benefited from annual dividends and / or share value increases that are at the top decile of the North American market, and unmatched by publicly traded firms.
Our local office teams enjoy a culture of team spirit and collaboration. We strive to enjoy our work and the relationships with our clients. We deliver results to satisfied customers.
Compensation Salary is commensurate with years of experience and with diversity, depth, and complexity of civil or municipal engineering experience. In addition, we have historically paid performance bonuses annually.
McElhanney has been in business for over 100 years in Canada and currently offers engineering, environmental, mapping, planning and surveying services under McElhanney Consulting and oil and gas surveying services under McElhanney Land Surveys.
McElhanney is proud to be a 100% employee-owned firm.