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Senior Survey Project Manager, McElhanney Ltd, Remote, Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Senior Survey Project Manager, McElhanney Ltd, Remote, Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Posted on: Dec.27.2022

Senior Survey Project Manager, McElhanney Ltd, Remote, Nanaimo, BC, Canada

The Opportunity

McElhanney Ltd. has an opportunity for a Senior Survey Project Manager to join our team in Nanaimo, BC. The successful individual will manage projects across various market sectors with a focus on using modern survey technologies to meet the needs of our clients and partners. A track record of leading survey projects, working with clients and managing scope schedule and budget is essential. This intermediate or senior level role is ideal for a self-driven, superior communicator who enjoys a challenge and the satisfaction derived from being part of an established multidisciplinary team. A commission as British Columbia Land Surveyor (BCLS) or other professional designation is an asset.

McElhanney’s culture of teamwork, mentorship and career growth make this position ideal for the successful candidate to both mentor junior staff, collaborate with other leaders in McElhanney and to be mentored by senior management and surveying specialists within our organization.

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You’re Fired Up To:

Manage various survey project types including mining and infrastructure, indigenous land claims, land development, topographic, engineering and construction
Lead survey crews and office staff on projects; communicate scope and schedule information to team members
Promote a culture of safety and adherence to McElhanney HSE policies and Safe Work Methods
Maintain project budgets and build client relationships
Liaise with both internal (McElhanney) and external Project Managers and clients
Provide mentorship, guidance, and training to assist with professional development of the survey team
Ensure quality assurance procedures are carried out for proposals, field returns, drawings, legal plans, documents, and other deliverables
Provide advice to clients on property and legal survey matters
Other duties as required.

What You’ll Bring To The Team: 

Professional attitude and strong work ethic with a desire to succeed
Diploma or degree in Geomatics with strong data processing/computations skills
Excellent communication, teamwork, and leadership skills
Proficiency in computer applications (Office 360, MSCAD or Civil3D and GNSS processing software at minimum)
Valid driver’s license
Periods of travel may be required for the role
A commission as British Columbia Land Surveyor (BCLS) or other professional designation is an asset.

What’s In It For You?

As the second largest city on Vancouver Island which has earned the title “Canada’s Sunporch,” Nanaimo is a thriving mix of restaurants, music venues, shops, galleries, and unique cultural elements—such as the world-famous Bathtub Races! Nanaimo is host to a multitude of retail opportunities including the largest mall on Vancouver Island - Woodgrove Centre. Nanaimo also offers natural beauty at every turn, from mountain wilderness to spectacular beaches, with vast recreational opportunities for everyone.

A Full Range of Benefits to Keep You Healthy & Happy

Signing bonus up to $20k for the right individual
Flexible work hours to accommodate your busy lifestyle
Flexibility to work remotely part time as needed
Maternity leave top-up and parental leave
Extended health and dental coverage, healthcare spending account, and RRSP matching
Employee & Family assistance program, which offers 24/7 support online or over the phone
A workplace culture that is characterized by respect and inclusion for all
Competitive salary, participation in our generous performance bonus plan, and opportunity to join an employee-owned firm with potential share ownership
Financial assistance to support your relocation
Continuous support for your growth through professional development reimbursement, mentorship programs, and opportunity to join numerous internal committees.

At McElhanney, we are 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. If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements outlined above. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you could bring to the McElhanney 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.


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