Civil Engineering Technologist

McElhanney Ltd. - Duncan, BC (29 days ago)

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Role Overview
McElhanney Ltd. is currently seeking an experienced and motivated individual to join our team as a Civil Engineering Technologist in Duncan, BC. This role is ideal for someone looking to grow his or her design/construction engineering experience by working on a wide variety of land development, municipal, and construction projects. Working alongside a team of six, the successful candidate will support our survey and engineering groups through their technical expertise in Civil 3D, AutoCAD, and other software.

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Assist in the production of engineering designs, drawings, specifications, cost estimates and tender documents for projects such as potable water, sanitation, stormwater management plans, roadway design, site grading and drainage systems;
Take projects from preliminary concepts and sketches into engineering designs, plans, and project documentation requirements, using primarily Civil 3D, as well as other technical software as needed;
Coordinate the preparation of documents required for regulatory approvals, prepare construction cost estimates and tender documents/contracts;
Complete construction inspections to monitor the quality and progress of the work being performed;
Coordinate with other team members to ensure schedules, budgets and quality control standards are achieved;
Identify issues and facilitate corrective measures, think independently;
Liaise with contractor, clients/owners and affected stakeholders.
Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology plus 5 years’ experience in municipal design and construction;
Advanced proficiency in Civil 3D Software is essential;
Registration as an A.Sc.T. or other technical accreditation is considered an asset;
Candidates will have, or will immediately obtain and maintain, membership with the regulatory association in the province in which the work is being done);
Excellent communication, client management, and relationship-building skills;
Ability to work without supervision as well as within a busy and close-knit team environment;
Experience in the training/supervising of junior technical staff would be an asset.
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 to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Duncan is the unofficial capital of the Cowichan Valley, a fertile crescent of rich farmland, lush vineyards, heritage river systems, and scenic back roads in the south-eastern corner of Vancouver Island. Dubbed the "City of Totems," Duncan has more than 80 First Nations carvings located throughout town, and is also home to the Quw'utsun' Cultural Centre. Duncan is also known for great shopping and dining, the Saturday Farmer's Market, Aboriginal experiences, BC Forestry Discovery Centre, and its historic old-town quarter.

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