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By | July 11, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Project Manager, Photogrammetry

Salary : $62000 Per Year

Company : McElhanney Ltd.

Location : Remote CA

The Opportunity :

We are seeking a Project Manager to join our growing Geospatial and in Vancouver. This is a great opportunity for a motivated individual who wants to take the next step leading project teams is familiar with both public and private sector orthophoto projects and has a passion for project delivery. This role is ideal for someone who is looking for an expanded opportunity in Project Management while maintaining a focus on technical capability communication skills business development and bringing technological innovation to clients.

Our ideal candidate will enjoy working with a dynamic Geospatial team in a fast-paced environment. McElhanney’s culture of mentorship and career growth makes this position ideal for the successful candidate to be mentored by senior management and geomatics specialists within our organization. This position provides the ability to work remotely or from any McElhanney office.

For the successful candidate this position can be performed remotely within Canada or overseas.:

What You’ll Be Doing:

    • You will manage all aspects of orthophoto projects including but not limited to bidding on new projects managing the technical aspects to meet client requirements controlling the budgets and ensuring quality deliverables
      • Projects may include aspects of airborne LiDAR or Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)
    • Assist Senior PM’s on larger scale projects and with business development initiatives
    • Develop and maintain relationships with new and existing clients and work to develop new business opportunity and strategic relationships.
    • Oversee the production of orthophotos which will include imagery acquisition data management image processing metadata production aerial triangulation control survey establishment and incorporation image enhancement and quality control
    • Generate invoices for clients and track against agreed client budgets communicate and manage change order requests and work with clients to ensure timely payment
    • Manage multidisciplinary teams and provide mentorship and guidance to field and geospatial office staff
    • Chair regular project meetings with clients and internal staff
    • Coordinate with other team members and monitor project progress to ensure schedules budgets and quality control standards are achieved
    • Provide leadership in safety and quality management practices
    • Create and review technical reports

What You’ll Bring :

    • Diploma or Degree in a geospatial related field such as remote sensing photogrammetry geographic information systems (GIS) survey etc.
    • 5 years of experience in a geospatial role demonstrating competency in remote sensing photogrammetry and geographic information systems (GIS)
      • 2 years of experience managing projects or leading project teams is a strong asset
    • Experience and high level of competence with latest software packages related to mapping drafting data processing data management and project delivery
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • High productivity attention to detail and an ability to work well as a team player

What Can We Offer You?:

    • A knowledgeable team to learn and develop with this position offers opportunity for additional responsibility in the future.
    • Diverse experience in a variety of projects with support from technical leaders.
    • Flexible work hours to accommodate your busy lifestyle
    • 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
    • Continuous support for your growth through professional development reimbursement mentorship programs and opportunity to join numerous internal committees.

About McElhanney:

Based in Western Canada for over 110 years McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering surveying mapping planning landscape architecture and environmental services. As an employee owned and operated firm with over 1100 staff members in 33 locations we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects high level 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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