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About

For over 60 years, Mclaren Lighting has been lighting up people’s lives. Our bright and beautiful showrooms in Victoria and Nanaimo are well-known and offers our customers a wide range of lighting products. We are passionate about all things lighting.

Our certified ALA lighting consultants will help take your vision and turn it into reality. We have worked hard for many years to form long term partnerships with our suppliers and buying group that insure the best pricing and selection on Vancouver Island.

We are constantly searching for the latest new technologies as well as the hottest design trends and deliver them to you in the comfort of our lighting showroom. Our goal is to deliver extraordinary service to every one of our customers from start to finish on all your projects big or small.

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Our History

McLaren Lighting is a family owned and operated lighting showroom committed to ensuring their customers never get left in the dark. For over 61 years we have been serving the communities and people of Vancouver Island.

Initially McLaren Electric, the company started in Vancouver in the 1940s and the company expanded to Victoria in 1960. Finn Finnigan purchased the company in 1975 in which he has been working since 1960. Nanaimo Showroom was opened in 1985.

Members of the Finnigan Family, Dave, Craig, and Kris are working in managerial roles in the organization and scaling up the company to take it to the next level. Liam Finnigan also joined Mclaren Lighting team as the third generation and supporting the family on important projects.

Working for Mclaren Lighting

We believe that our core values are a vital ingredient to our company culture and guide us on how we want to maintain our success over the years.

Mclaren Lighting Core Values:

  • Bring passion and positivity every day
  • Bring passion and positivity every day
  • Respect and value each other
  • Offer extraordinary service
  • Embrace and drive change
  • Be accountable for your actions

A career in the lighting industry can boost your creative side and be fun at the same time. You can guide our customers to choose the right lighting solutions for their projects. At Mclaren Lighting we offer an extensive on the job training in the field of customer service and sales.

We offer:

  • An exceptional work environment
  • Competitive Salary
  • Dental, Extended Health, Long term Disability and Life Insurance Benefits
  • Employee discounts and free staff parking
  • Enrolment to the `Leadership Development Program` for all managerial roles – 9 half-days of interactive, virtual training workshops distributed over 9 weeks
  • Tuition support to American Lighting Association Residential Lighting Manual and Exam for the sales team- By completing this process, you will be a designated `Lighting Specialist’
Receptionist

Receptionist

We are hiring a full-time on-site Receptionist to join our team. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, reliable, flexible, friendly, and hardworking.
Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager

Mclaren Lighting is hiring a full-time Accounting Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate who has the desire to light up people’s lives!
Receptionist

Receptionist

We are hiring a full-time on-site Receptionist to join our team. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, reliable, flexible, friendly, and hardworking.

job opportunities

General Inquiries

We are accepting resumes for general inquiries. If you wish to apply to work with Mclaren Lighting, send through an application. When there is an opening that fits your skills, we will be in touch.

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Independent BC Government approved

Light Recycling

Bring your end-of-life lamps and lighting equipment to Mclaren Lighting Showrooms or any of our over 450 Light Recycle drop-off locations, free of charge.

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Massive Savings

Massive Savings

Massive Savings on High Quality Fixtures. You won’t find lower prices anywhere!
Over 300 items brought in for this event.

Zenya Chandelier Light (406W818)

Zenya Chandelier Light (406W818)

Inspired by the Japandi minimalist style integrated with cutting edge LEDs. This stunning pendant renders a tapered metal lattice which illuminates with an etched acrylic diffuser.

LED Flushmounts

LED Flushmounts

These white LED flush mounts are super easy to install and look great. They push out an amazing amount of light and are still energy efficient, and have an energy star rating.

4 Light Island/Billiard (304EXWJ)

4 Light Island/Billiard (304EXWJ)

Beautiful dark bronze hardware encases mesh and thinly reeded glass with the Meridional collection. Various sizes, mounting methods and portable options give these fixtures versatility.

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