Civil Design Technician

McElhanney Ltd. - Courtenay, BC (30+ days ago)

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Role Overview
McElhanney Ltd. has an opportunity for a Civil Design Technician to join our team in Courtenay, BC. This role is ideal for someone who is looking for a challenging opportunity in Civil/Municipal Engineering, with skills to be utilized on a wide variety of Engineering projects. The ideal individual will come with solid experience in dealing with municipal engineering projects including land development, stormwater management; pump/lift station design, hydraulic modeling, etc.

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Work as part of a team in the cost effective, proper and timely production of engineering, and construction designs, drawings, and plans, that meet established requirements and standards;
Transform preliminary concepts and sketches into engineering designs or legal survey plans and project informational requirements, using AutoCAD Civil 3D, as well as other technical software as needed;
Assist with preparation of documents required for approvals, assist with development and construction cost estimates, tender documents and contracts, and with coordination with other team members to ensure schedules, budgets and quality standards are achieved;
May provide construction supervision and/or administrative duties for transportation and municipal projects.
Degree in Civil Engineering or Diploma in Design Drafting Technology from an accredited university or college with 3-5 years’ experience in transportation and/or municipal design and construction;
Proficiency in drafting using AutoCAD and Civil 3D Software is essential, knowledge and experience with other CAD/Mapping/GIS software is also an asset;
Currently registered, or qualified to register as a Technician / Technologist with ASTTBC;
Attention to detail and excellent communication skills (verbal and written);
Ability to work independently and within a busy and high-performing team.
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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A beautiful and vibrant city on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Courtenay’s residents love its stunning scenery and recreational opportunities, as well as its affordability. World-class beaches are only a short drive away!

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