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Careers in Northern BC have never looked so good, with jobs in civil engineering, surveying, geomatics, and environmental management in the small town of Kitimat. With the recently announced $40-billion LNG Canada project, the largest privately-funded project in Canadian history, we anticipate a busy time ahead of us here at McElhanney. For the right candidates, we offer relocation support, professional development opportunities, a robust benefits program, and projects that are equal parts challenging and rewarding.

Kitimat is a community of 9,000, and the small town lies in a valley in the Coast Mountains in Northern BC. It is a compelling town to call home for families and adventure-seekers alike, who are looking to grow their career in a place that offers so much opportunity for families and professional growth.

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  • Small town, tight-knit community feel with affordable housing, local schools, and no traffic
  • Hiking, fishing, skiing, golfing, canoeing, camping, mountain biking, sledding, trail running, and hunting
  • Major projects (LNG, municipal, power, oil and gas, land development, marine, transportation)
  • The locals include sea lions, humpback whales, orcas, wolves, moose, eagles – and of course bears!

“There are fishing rods lying around the office, and neighbours drop off freshly baked bread on our doorstep. We camp through summer and ski through winter. There’s no better place to raise our daughter – Kitimat is unlike any other place I’ve ever been!”

Clare Share – McElhanney Engineer, Kitimat Branch


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    Work within one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

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    Financial support for professional development

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    Reimbursement of relocation expenses

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    Join a fun and tight-knit community

About McElhanney

McElhanney has been in Western Canada for more than a century. We’re employee-owned and operated and have 1,000+ employees in more than 25 branch offices. We are made up of engineers, surveyors, mappers, planners, landscape architects, and environmental consultants. We are passionate about solving our clients’ challenges and have strong connections in the local communities in which we live and work.