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MacDonnell is a firm of professionals who create exceptional places for people to live, learn, work and play. Specializing in Innovative Engineering, Management Consulting, Maritime Security Training and Risk Management. MacDonnell takes an interdisciplinary approach to projects, inspired by its belief that people are what matter.

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The only program of it's kind in North America is a making a difference in the management and competitiveness of North American ports. The CPE Certified Port Executive Program gives participants the tools and knowledge to make their organization more competitive.

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Whether it is research and development, the introduction of new design in civil engineering, Structural Health Monitoring, Corrosion Free Bridge Decks, or the design of bridges, ports and civil infrastructure, the expertise and services we have to offer come from our highly qualified people, our extensive list of successful projects, and an unparalleled commitment to our clients.  

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MacDonnell Security Risk Management provides a wide range of comprehensive Security Solutions to ensure you remain compliant with MTSR/DFSR Regulations. We combine extensive risk management knowledge and industry operational experience to assist you with identifying and managing your risks while maintaining efficiency.

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MacDonnell provides training and risk management solutions to meet the needs of our clients from coast to coast. Cost-effective and timely training programs which help you meet the objective of remaining abreast of regulatory changes, best practices in the industry, and changing technology and security requirements.

Senior Municipal Engineer - Manager | Print |

Location: Halifax, NS

Our firm has an immediate opening for a Municipal Engineer - with a focus in land development and municipal engineering services. This person will have an interest in contributing to the future growth and development of the company and in taking a leadership role.


We are seeking a senior professional with strong technical and management skills to lead our major projects in this area of our engineering practice. This opportunity, for the correct individual, is to provide leadership, business development, project management, and technical direction, oversee the delivery of engineering work, and to grow our capability to meet the requirements of our growing client focused business. The individual we are seeking is an engineer who can build and lead a talented group of professionals. This person understands the technical excellence required, enjoys the business development challenges and can manage for profitability.



• Undergraduate or Graduate Engineering Degree.

• Ability to register as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) in the province of Nova Scotia.

• Broad scope knowledge of civil designs and an understanding of industry codes, standards, and construction methods.

• Land development design experience.

• Minimum 5 years experience

• Ability to handle multiple tasks.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skill.

• Team-oriented and a creative thinker.

• Keen decision-making abilities.

• Previous experience mentoring and coaching junior/intermediate level designers and technical professionals.


The successful candidate can expect challenge and rewarding work, you will have the opportunity to grow and contribute to the building of a world class Canadian engineering firm.


Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to the company as follows;



1505 Barrington Street, Suite 1100

Halifax, NS

B3J 3K5

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Please Reference Position Title: MacDonnell Group Senior Municipal Engineer – Manager in the subject line of the email