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WSP Canada

Project Manager/Engineer, Water & Wastewater Vancouver, BC 2022-10-23

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
5 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:

WSP is currently seeking a Project Engineer, to expand our Water & Wastewater Infrastructure group in the Lower Mainland (Flexible locations). Reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will be involved in a range of significant infrastructure projects, including large-diameter pipelines, pump stations, treatment plants, and other water, wastewater, and stormwater projects.

Are you looking for an opportunity where you can bring creative solutions to important projects as part of a friendly and vibrant team? Then we want to hear from you! Our WSP work culture offers work-life balance, a work hard-have fun motto, and an environment where employees are considered members of our family. Let us help you take your work experience placement to a new level with professional opportunities for growth in a wonderful atmosphere


•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:

•Undertake a wide variety of engineering assignments related to water and wastewater projects, including pipelines, reservoirs, pump stations, flood protection works, and treatment plants
•Have a solid technical background and ready to start managing projects and clients
•Communicate with the team and with clients on assignment status and identify issues early
•Take initiative in business development, your own personal growth, and improving project delivery
•Provide mentorship to junior staff (engineers, technologists, drafting)
•Adhere to WSP's quality, project management, and health & safety policies
•Undertake or direct project control systems on larger projects
•Develop project management skills
•Other duties as assigned

What you'll bring to WSP ...

•Bachelors Degree in Engineering from an accredited University specializing in water or wastewater treatment is preferred; a Masters Degree would be considered a major asset
•Professional Engineer registered with EGBC (or eligible to transfer registration to EGBC)
•Minimum 6 years of professional experience as an engineering professional
•Passionate about working in the water-related engineering environment
•Technical skills should be municipal-related and would typically include the following
•Planning and designing water mains, treatment facilities, reservoirs and pump stations
•Hydraulic analysis
•Work in a multidisciplinary environment
•Developing specifications and cost estimates
•Construction-related work such as field reviews and contract administration
•Proven task management experience in a multidisciplinary environment on water and wastewater related projects
•Experienced in working with and delivering projects for Metro Vancouver would be an asset
•Results orientated, with a reputation for, and demonstrated achievement of key strategic priorities
•Strong organizational ability to optimize and prioritize conflicting demands in a busy environment, to achieve deadlines and see responsibilities through to completion
•Ability to work effectively and competently with people at all levels in the organisation; is a great team member
•A skilled communicator who uses a wide range of techniques to influence technical outcomes and maintains a network of technical contacts of commercial benefit
•Innovative thinker willing to explore the application of new technologies for water and wastewater systems
•Ability to work with technical and management staff in offices across WSP
•Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
•The ability to deliver new business and revenue opportunities

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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