Project Manager, Municipal - #8986310


Date: 1 week ago
City: Langley, BC
Contract type: Full time
The Opportunity:
McElhanney has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our growing Municipal Division in the Vancouver region. As a Project Manager, you will have 6-8 years of professional experience, while being a strong team player with high productivity and excellent attention to detail. Aside from your technical skills, you’ll also have the opportunity to leverage your established contacts and local experience to further build out the municipal services group’s business.

At McElhanney, a key focus of ours is supporting local municipalities. Every community is different, from the nature of its infrastructure to the level-of-service the residents expect, and so aligning project delivery accordingly is critical.

We are looking for a dedicated intermediate engineer to focus on project management, detailed design, contract administration, construction field reviews, proposal writing, and business development in the Vancouver region with opportunities across western Canada. We are looking for strong municipal skills with emphasis on pump stations, PRVs, linear utilities, trenchless technologies, and drainage.

What You’ll Be Doing:
Manage municipal projects within the Vancouver region with opportunities across western Canada.
Coordinate designers, drafters, survey, environmental services, engineering subconsultants, direct the design, write technical specifications and MMCD contracts, prepare cost estimates, and conduct construction field reviews.
Prepare effective proposals, liaise with clients, and find opportunities to leverage our inter-disciplinary teams to provide value-added services.
Generate invoices, manage project budgets and financial reporting, and maintain project schedules.
Get involved in the communities you are working with and understand the underlying concerns of residents.
Work at one of our three Vancouver region offices: Vancouver, Surrey, or Langley.
Mentor junior engineering team members

What You’ll Bring:
Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited post-secondary institution with 2+ years of experience in managing municipal engineering projects and acting as the engineer of record.
Registration in good standing as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) in British Columbia
Demonstrate a track record of maintaining satisfied clients and successfully delivering municipal projects
Excellent communication skills are a must
Strong computer (Microsoft Office, AutoCAD Civil3D preferred), technical writing and presentation skills
High productivity, attention to detail, and an ability to work well in a team environment are essential
Strong organizational skills and flexibility to manage changing priorities on short notice.
Clean driving record and a willingness to visit the communities you’re helping, as is a desire to get involved in local events, and to understand the needs of residents.

What Can We Offer You?
Vibrant social atmosphere
Profit sharing through an annual performance bonus program
Ability to become a shareholder in an employee-owned company
Mentoring and technical guidance
Diverse career opportunities
Continuous support for your professional development and growth including access to courses on our Learning Hub, paid professional development, mentorship program, and encouragement to join internal committees such as, Young Professional, Women at McElhanney, Equity Diversity and Inclusion, and technical service groups
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

About McElhanney

Based in Western Canada for over 110 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 1,000 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.

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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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McElhanney’s Vancouver office is conveniently situated right downtown – close proximity to transit, shopping, and access to virtually any other amenity that you may require makes this a great place to work. In this location are operational branches including civil and structural engineering, surveying, and mapping, as well as the business support services including Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, Business Technology, Corporate Administration and Health, Safety & Environment departments.

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, or people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations can be made at any stage of the selection process.
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Department: Engineering
This is a full-time position

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