Civil Engineer

Company: McElhanney Ltd.
Location: Duncan, British Columbia

Role Overview

Our Duncan team has a rewarding opportunity for a Civil Engineer to join our Engineering team. We are seeking an experienced Professional Engineer with demonstrated leadership abilities and solid technical skills. This individual will be responsible for guiding project teams in delivery of diverse civil engineering projects. 

Our ideal candidate will have a focus working with local governments and land development projects but enjoys delivering transportation and resources projects as well. This role is ideal for someone who is looking for an opportunity to excel as an engineering generalist, leading a wide variety of civil engineering projects. Flexibility will be considered under appropriate circumstances, to provide the successful candidate the ability to be situated in our Victoria or Nanaimo office, while supporting Duncan projects.

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


  • Provide detailed design support in the production of engineering designs, drawings and specifications; meeting all client and approval agency requirements, including new municipal utilities and road works, as well as local government utility rehabilitation and renewal projects
  • Coordinate and assist in the preparation of documents required for approvals, calculations, prepare development and construction cost estimates, tender documents and contracts.
  • Coordinate with other team members to ensure schedules, budgets and quality control standards are achieved.
  • Create and review of technical reports
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior engineers and technical staff
  • Regularly exceed client expectations.


  • Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university with a P.Eng designation
  • Registration in good standing as a P.Eng. in British Columbia or other provincial regulator
  • Strong understanding of various softwares which include AutoCAD Civil 3D among others
  • Experience with government, construction contractors and approving authorities
  • Demonstrated team player’s attitude and a keen entrepreneurial spirit
  • High productivity, attention to detail, and an ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to work remotely as needed during the COVID-19 pandemic (equipment will be provided)
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Experience in working in a construction environment is 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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