Posted on October 7, 2015 - GC1585

Company: McElhanney Land Surveys Ltd.
Position: Comissioned Land Surveyors
Location: Various locations in BC
Contact Name: Lauren Isherwood-Baingo

Job Description

McElhanney Associates Land Surveying Ltd. seeks a commissioned Land Surveyor to join us in either our Vancouver Survey branch or one of our Northern BC branches. The incumbent will have the opportunity to work on large-scale projects throughout Western Canada and internationally, working with and leading a diverse team of survey staff. At McElhanney, you’re working alongside some of the very best in the industry.


Our surveyors take part in a variety of projects in various communities. The Vancouver Survey branch specifically partakes in many major, high-profile survey projects in a variety of challenging settings. Recent projects include the Northwest Transmission Line, Sea-To-Sky Highway, Canada Line, many VANOC venues for the 2010 Olympics, Mina De Cobre Panama and the Americas Potash project in Peru. Current and upcoming projects include several mines in Canada and internationally, Interior-Lower-Mainland Transmission Line, Evergreen Line, amongst other major projects. This is the perfect opportunity for a motivated and skilled surveyor who wants to take his/her career to the next level!



  • Leading survey crews on projects; communicating scope and scheduling information to team members, setting expectations and ensuring timeliness of project tasks.

  • Travelling when required to other Branch or Field Office locations

  • Liaising with Project Managers and clients; preparing accurate field notes and drawings, managing information flow from field to final deliverables

  • Providing mentorship, guidance, and training to assist with employee professional development

  • Implementing and ensuring quality assurance on all field returns

Job Qualifications


  • Must hold current Canadian license as a professional Land Surveyor (BCLS is preferred)

  • 5-10 years’ progressive experience as a land surveyor

  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management and Business Development

  • Ability to lead, develop and motivate a team of survey staff and work well in a team environment – prior supervisory experience is a strong asset

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver projects on time and budget


This role is designated as a safety sensitive position.


If this is the opportunity for you, visit to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Other Information

McElhanney Land Surveys Ltd.
450-999 8th Street S.W.

Calgary, AB
T2R 1J5

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