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WSP Canada

Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer, Dams Vancouver, BC 2022-08-25

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 9,800+ 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.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects .

At WSP :

•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


The Opportunity:

Faced with constant growth in the renewable energy market in Canada, WSP is currently seeking Engineers in Geotechnical -Dams in Canada. The successful candidate will be involved with the design team to support the execution of ongoing projects in Canada. The position is offered at our offices in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver, Quebec City or elsewhere in Canada.

The Candidate(s) will mainly work in Hydro & Dams Markets, within multidisciplinary teams specialized in geotechnical, structural, hydraulics, electrical and mechanical, who work in constant and close collaboration.
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.

#WeAre WSP

A day in the life:

• Perform the design of earthfill dams, dykes and cofferdam (new or rehabilitation works) and dam stabilization works;
• Perform inspection of earthfill works;
• Perform Dam Safety Reviews of earthfill dams including inspection and monitoring of geotechnical instruments and data analysis/interpretation;
• Prepare drawings and specifications
• Ensure technical support during construction;
• Provide guidance to engineers, technicians, and drafting team;
• Ensure quality control of the various deliverables by participating in multidisciplinary coordination meetings and design reviews, amongst other.
• Support business development activities .
• Participate in the growth of the business unit.
• Other related tasks that could enhance the execution of projects and technical development of the business unit

We'd love to hear from you if you have ...

• Bachelors or Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or equivalent program (master degree in geotechnical or dam engineering an asset);
• Proven experience in dam engineering (geotechnical);
• Proven experience in earthfill dam inspection and Dam Safety Review;
• Knowledge in legislation and guidelines related to dam safety;
• Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng designation) in a Canadian Province.
• Multi-disciplinary versatility, leadership skills, dynamic, team spirited, quality oriented and technical excellence are essential.
• Strong communication skills.

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

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 .

WSP Canada Inc.

Vancouver, BC

Intermediate (6 - 10 years)

Calgary (100-803 - 24th Avenue SE)