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WSP Canada

Manager, Water & Wastewater Kelowna, BC 2022-10-08

Location
Kelowna, BC
Details
Full Time
Yesterday
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

KELOWNA
The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a Manager, Water and Wastewater to join our Infrastructure department, located at our Kelowna office. Reporting to the Vice President, Water and Wastewater, this position will provide you with the opportunity to join our large Infrastructure team and work on Water and Wastewater projects for municipalities and private clients. This role requires a leader to work under minimal supervision to independently evaluate, select and apply standard and advanced engineering techniques and procedures. WSP is currently seeking a Manager, Water and Wastewater to join our Infrastructure department, located at our Kelowna office. Reporting to the Vice President, Water and Wastewater, this position will provide you with the opportunity to join our large Infrastructure team and work on Water and Wastewater projects for municipalities and private clients. This role requires a leader to work under minimal supervision to independently evaluate, select and apply standard and advanced engineering techniques and procedures.

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:

•Provide leadership to a team of technical staff delivering water and wastewater projects;
•Provide major contribution to business development and fostering client relationships. Contribute to work on prospective proposals and help to build and sustain client relationships and business development efforts;
•Managing of Water/Wastewater Engineering projects including financial controls, project management, and managing client relationships;
•Participating in studies, assessments, modelling, preliminary and detailed design, cost estimates, specifications, contract documents, tendering and contract administration;
•Providing senior review and professional authentication of memos, reports, drawings and other engineering documents;
•Liaising with clients, consultants, regulatory and utility agencies, and contractors;
•Planning projects, developing accurate scopes of work, cost estimates, project plans, schedules and deliverables to execute high quality projects on time and on budget;
•Apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices;
•Supervise the work of engineers on the project(s) including, planning assignments, providing technical guidance, reviewing work and results, and performing performance appraisals of staff;
•Develop new or novel concepts and approaches, and recommend major design changes;
•Provide technical advice for complex or unique assignments and training to others;
•Provide mentorship over a group of engineers;
•Serve as a project manager, design manager, or lead design engineer in a small to large Water and Wastewater projects;
•Support project managers on large, complex projects or programs - such assignments have clear and specific objectives;
•Offer technical guidance in field(s) of expertise including detailed reviews and checks as part of the firm's QC program ensuring accuracy and reliability of results; and
•Other duties as assigned.

Project Responsibilities

•Providing project engineering and technical expertise, hydraulic calculations, and process design services for various water and wastewater treatment facilities;
•Typical work assignments include complex water and wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, in conjunction with linear conveyance projects;
•Project components include project planning, studies, preliminary design, final design, and services during construction;
•Study evaluations include alternatives analysis, methods for implementation, condition assessment and cost analysis;
•Cross-disciplinary design supervision and design coordination, preparation of construction plans and bid document specifications, office engineering construction support, coordination with facility operations staff, start-up assistance, and contract administration; and
•Work with senior staff in business development efforts, including client contacts, proposal preparation, client interviews and project positioning activities.

What you'll bring to WSP ...

•An undergraduate degree in civil engineering from an accredited university;
•10+ years of experience in a consulting environment on water and wastewater projects;
•Registered as a P.Eng. in British Columbia
•A proven track record of successful business development, and of fostering client relationships;
•Demonstrated supervisory experience, including training, reviewing work, and performing performance appraisals;
•Experience delivering new concepts, approaches and foresight in water and wastewater engineering;
•You are a self-motivated leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
•Good inter-personal skills and ability to work in a collaborative, team environment.

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.

Kelowna, BC

Senior (> 10 years)

Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada/
Category
Management and Executive

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Engineering
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5001-10,000 employees