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WSP Canada

Hydraulic Engineering Student - FALL 2024

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

As an Engineering Student working with us, you'll be part of our growing team, using your skills to design and partner on major Infrastructure projects in Canada. We are a team with planning, modelling and detailed design expertise, so you will have exposure to the full project lifecycle, from feasibility to construction. This opportunity is based in our downtown Vancouver office and will focus on public clients involving water, sanitary, drainage and flood management projects.

Why choose 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.


What you can expect to do here:

As part of the conveyance and infrastructure planning team, you can expect to:

• Perform hydraulic modelling / civil design calculations for sketches, technical evaluations and similar technical work for a variety of projects, as required by assignment;
• Investigate and undertake various studies using various software including infowater, watergems, infosewer, sewercad, ICM, PCSWMM, HECRAS and other software, and write reports relating to water network, storm water management, and wastewater collection system infrastructure;
• Undertake a wide variety of engineering assignments related to the design of water and wastewater projects, including pipelines, reservoirs, pump stations, flood protection works, and treatment plants, as required by assignment;
• Assist in construction support services for design projects, including on-site inspection and support in contract administration, as required by assignment;
• Assist in Proposal development;
• Assists with other duties assigned by Project Engineers and/or Project Managers, including project management tasks; and
• Other duties as assigned.:

What you'll bring to WSP:

- Registered in Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Civil, Environmental or Water Resources Engineering or related field at an accredited university;

- Some knowledge in hydrology and hydraulics applications, the design and analysis of storm water management facilities, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, and watercourses systems;

- Interest in hydrologic/hydraulic modelling for storm and sanitary systems or Water system;

- Knowledge of one of the software packages: PCSWMM / INFOSWMM / InfoWorksCS / ICM, WaterCAD,MIKE 11, HEC-RAS, ArcGIS;

- Previous success in customer services, client management and proposal/report writing is an asset;

- Strong communication (written and verbal);

- Strong interpersonal abilities for working in diverse team environments with staff, clients, and stakeholders; and

- The ability to multi-task, prioritize, and willingness to learn.:


Expected Salary (all locations): $20.50/hr - $31.25/hr

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.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-19

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