Head office: Vancouver (British Columbia)
Year of creation: 1910
Type of company: private
Sector of activity: construction, engineering
McElhanney provide mapping, engineering, surveying, community planning, environmental assessment and landscape architectural services for its clients. It provides one stop shopping from planning to construction and is committed to improving communities, transportation networks and resource industries. It is an employee-owned, multidisciplinary company and located primarily in western Canada with “satellite” offices in Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador, and one in Florida, U.S.A. Each office serves a community or region and is composed of a highly qualified staff.
McElhanney has more than 1,000 staff members that can participate in a variety of projects with high levels of autonomy and a team of professionals. Current openings include a survey assistant, network administrator, civil engineer and a project manager, amongst several.
McElhanney provides its employees with a competitive salary and a full benefits package including medical and dental care, maternity and paternity leave and paid sick leave. As well, there is a matching RRSP contribution program, education certification reimbursement and opportunities for career development.
McElhanney believes security and safety is paramount for its staff and work operations. It focuses on safety so that at the end of the day, everyone goes home. Work project conditions and operations meet the standards and practices of HSE (Health, Safety and Environment). McElhanney collaborates with agents at the federal, provincial and municipal levels to ensure standards and compliances are met. Their engineering projects must serve the community’s needs for the long term, whether it is local infrastructure planning and design, or the construction of a park. McElhanney uses the combined and collaborative resources of its company, be it engineering, planning, environmental or mapping, to realize its projects. Collaboration and safety are important components within the company and the community availing itself of McElhanney.