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WSP Canada

Building Sciences Consultant

Victoria, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a Building Sciences Consultant to join our Buildings group, located at our Victoria, BC office. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Building Sciences this position will be responsible for conducting site reviews and assisting our Junior and Intermediate Engineers on projects related to evaluation and restoration of existing building envelope/enclosure assemblies, including, but not limited to: wall cladding, windows, roofing, below-grade waterproofing, parking garage structures, and balconies.

Why WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


A day in the life:
  • Apply engineering knowledge to tasks on building envelope restoration & capital planning projects
  • Assist engineers with building envelope condition evaluations & site reports
  • Conduct construction and site reviews, monitoring quality of building repairs
  • Liaise with contractors, sub-consultants and engineering disciplines
  • Contribute to the contract administration process on construction projects
  • Accept responsibility for project tasks, deliverables and outcomes
  • Apply sustainable thinking and practices within project delivery
  • Contribute to the knowledge systems within the building science practice

What you'll bring to WSP...
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil/Structural Engineering, Building Sciences, Architectural Science or Applied Science;
  • Demonstrates a passion in building sciences, building envelope technology, or building construction;
  • Previous co-op / summer work experience in the construction or engineering industry related to buildings is ideal;
  • A collaborative team player, amongst energetic, successful people;
  • Strong at multi-tasking, organized and adaptable to shifting priorities;
  • Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle.


Expected Salary (all locations): $53,900 to $91,700

WSP Canada is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it will pay for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to the specific geographic location.
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.