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At McElhanney, we’re problem solvers, collaborators, creative thinkers, community leaders – and we’re proud of our passion for everything we do! When you join our team, you’re joining an employee-owned group of professionals who understand that without our people, we cannot thrive.

We’re committed to being a caring, engaged, and safe workplace where everyone can do what they do best every day. We strive to be the employer of choice for talented people who deliver exceptional services to our clients and make a positive difference in the communities where we live and work.


To learn more about employee experience at McElhanney, visit us on Glassdoor.

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Our culture is very important to us and we don’t take it for granted. Our “family-feel” atmosphere is a key reason why we stay with McElhanney and it is what sets us apart from our competition.

We have a down-to-earth, friendly team who feel they are provided with ample opportunity to exhibit ownership and accountability over their work. Between our amazing colleagues and rewarding projects, our team has a long history of growing their careers with McElhanney, making it a great place to build long lasting relationships.

Transparency & Open Communication

Our leadership team is accessible to us at all levels and it gives us the freedom to share our ideas and opinions.



We are proud to work with a company that celebrates the successes that come from having a workforce diverse in-expertise, skill, and opinions. Our commitment to diversity not only applies to our people, but also our work. We get excited by being able to contribute to a wide variety of projects in many different geographies across Canada.


Community Spirit

We are proud to support our communities. Contributing to local fundraising, donating to charitable causes, and getting involved with local events are our way of giving back to the communities where we work, live, and play.


Professional Development & Education Assistance

Our reputation for innovation and quality makes it essential that we have access to the latest technical knowledge and skills. We receive the time off and financial support needed for ongoing education, training, conferences, and professional dues.


McElhanney offers rich growth and development opportunities for young professionals by providing an encouraging environment for our student hires to help them apply their skills and build relationships. This is a great place to build long lasting relationships.


We know you work hard, and we know school is expensive. That’s why we want to help you succeed. McElhanney offers scholarships for bright individuals who are committed to their academic career, professional development, and community involvement. Our scholarship winners receive the chance to interview for a summer co-op at their local branch, often leading to a full-time career

Scholarship applications have been released on September 25, 2019. The deadline to apply is by November 1, 2019. Click here to view the scholarship application and to apply.

See our list of scholarships below.


School Programs Study Year Amount
British Columbia Institute of Technology Civil Engineering or Civil Technology 2,3 $2,000
Geomatics Engineering or Geomatics Technology 2,3 $2,000
University of British Columbia, Vancouver Civil Engineering 2,3 $2,000
University of Alberta Civil Engineering 2,3 $2,000
Camosun College Civil Technology 2,3 $2,000
University of Calgary
Geomatics Engineering1 2,3 $2,000
Planning1 2,3 $2,000
Landscape Architecture1 2,3 $2,000
University of New Brunswick Geomatics Engineering 2,3 $2,000
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology 2 Landscape Architect Technologist 1,2 $1,000
1 Please apply for this scholarship through the UofC awards program.
2 Please apply for this scholarship through NAIT’s awards program.



Sponsorships & Student Awards

  • Geomatics Engineering Students’ Society, University of Calgary
  • Concrete Toboggan Sponsorship, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • Geomatics Expo, University of Calgary
  • Geomatics Industry Night, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • University of Calgary: Engineering Internship Merit Award
  • University of New Brunswick: Undergraduate Technical Conference, Student Paper Competition
  • Nova Scotia Community College: Centre for Geographic Sciences Student Award
  • Western Engineering Competition

Notice to Third Party Recruiters

Please note that McElhanney accepts resumes directly from individuals interested in obtaining employment with us. McElhanney will not pay any fees to recruitment firms for the submission of any resume or related to the hiring of any candidate unless either a written service agreement has been established between an authorized representative of McElhanney’s human resources department and the recruitment firm, or a candidate profile has specifically been requested by an authorized representative of McElhanney’s human resources department. Any resume submitted to any employee of McElhanney or sent to McElhanney in any other manner without a service agreement in place will become the property of McElhanney and McElhanney shall have no liability to pay fees for any placement resulting from the receipt of any such unsolicited resumes.