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WSP Canada

Intermediate Chemical Engineer

Full Time
7 days ago
The Opportunity:

We are seeking an Intermediate Chemical Engineer to join our water treatment team in any of our major Western Canadian Offices. The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of water and wastewater treatment projects in the areas of industrial, mine water and municipal as well as in bench and pilot-scale laboratory work.

Why WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture ofInclusionandBelonging
  • OurFlexible 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.
  • OurHybrid Work Policy- a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.
  • ACanadiansuccess story - we'reproudto wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhancethe world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstandingcareer opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open toyourideas and tryingnewthings.
  • A phenomenalcollaborativeculture and a workforce filled with genuinelygood peoplewho 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:
  • Integration with our water treatment group and being pro-active with your verbal and written communication to develop required relationships, with eventual integration into other related regional groups;
  • Project management (PM) or PM-assistant role for projects, delivering on-time and on-budget;
  • Assistance with building client-relationships, proposal development, and engineering effort estimates;
  • Communication and coordination with team members, other WSP groups, equipment vendors, clients, and sub-contractors;
  • Preparation of technical reports, specifications, process schematics, and layout drawings;
  • Analysis and design regarding water treatment projects: process and technology selection, equipment sizing and specification, process modeling, mass balance, hydraulic analysis, 3D layout;
  • Quality-review of writing, analysis, and design completed by juniors;
  • Mentoring and on-the-job training for junior colleagues.
  • Involvement with multiple simultaneous projects while managing your time to meet evolving project schedules;
  • Providing project support for a variety of senior staff;
  • Being receptive to on-going training from colleagues and seniors regarding effective delivery of projects; and,
  • Primarily office-based consulting engineering work with frequent opportunities for fieldwork.

What you'll bring to WSP ...
  • Undergraduate degree in chemical engineering;
  • Currently registered as P.Eng within a Canadian province;
  • 5-10 years relevant working experience since graduation;
  • Required experience in water treatment, with experience in metallurgy being an asset;
  • Process modeling experience with HYSIM/HYSIS and OLI software, or Metsim software is an asset;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English; French skills are an asset;
  • Strong organizational skills in both information management and time management;
  • Experienced in technical problem-solving with industry-standard commercial computer software;
  • Experience with project management and project delivery according to quality standards.
  • Experience with business development and proposal writing;
  • Proven record of both independent work and ability to work effectively within a team environment;
  • Field, construction, and commissioning experience is an asset;
  • Graduate degree(s) are an asset; and,
  • Valid driver's license.