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WSP Canada

Project Coordinator Vancouver, BC 2022-02-08

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
2 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

VANCOUVER, BC

We are a global leader in the Earth and Environment sector, made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder. Globally headquartered in Montreal, where it all began, we proudly serve communities from coast to coast and beyond. With Golder now part of our WSP team, we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more.
The Opportunity:

WSP has multiple opportunities for a Project Coordinator to join our BC Heritage Team on a full-time basis. Our flexible hybrid working model allows for employment in locations near any of the many WSP locations across the province. The successful candidate will gain valuable and diverse work experience as part of our regional team. You will also have the chance to work on multidisciplinary projects that provide opportunities for personal and professional growth.
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:

•Communicating with the project team to assist with the monitoring and control of budgets, expenditures, and schedules

•Providing timely updates on project controls, progress and forecasting trends to the Project Manager

•Collecting, inputting, managing, and presenting project cost tracking data

•Assisting with the development of the Work Breakdown Structure

•Liaising with subcontractors and suppliers and helping with the preparation of subcontractor work orders and invoicing payments

•Creating and updating project budgets and schedules and flagging issues to the Project Manager

•Identifying the need for and preparing change orders

•Reviewing team resourcing requirements and preparing basic work orders

•Interacting with clients as required by Project Managers

•Coordinating preparation and distribution of project deliverables

•Assisting with preparation and submission of project notifications

•Ensuring project files are kept up to date using a specified document control system

•Assisting with proposal writing and coordinating contributors to proposals as needed

•You will always ensure health and safety policies are followed at all sites and take WSP's Life-Saving rules to heart;
We'd love to hear from you if you have ...

•Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or another relevant field

•Basic knowledge of project management principles and PMI's Body of Knowledge

•Excellent organizational skills

•Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy

•Proven ability to meet tight deadlines, manage conflicting priorities, and work well under pressure in a rapidly changing environment

•Strong interpersonal and communication skills

•Ability to learn processes quickly and prioritize client requirements

•Strong team player, self-motivated and proactive thinker

•Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, and Adobe Acrobat Software

•Previous experience working in a consulting business would be considered an asset

•PMP certification would be an asset

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 .

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