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WSP Canada

Project Manager - Mining Vancouver, BC 2022-10-23

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

WSP 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.

#GlobalMining

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:

TheProject Managerwill be involved in all stages of a project ' s life cycle (i.e. Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring and Control, and Closure) for consulting services related to mining projects. Most components of this role will relate to engineering and/or environmental consulting scopes. The role will be focused on areas such as mine engineering design, environmental permitting, field investigations, desktop analyses, feasibility studies, research and many more. This project management role will work closely with technical managers and ensure the correct delivery of projects within budget and schedule.

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:

•Responsible for managing budgets, scope, schedules, resourcing and client satisfaction while working closely with professionals from Golder's teams across Canada and supported by trained project coordinators.
•Must be familiar with the project scope and objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member in order to effectively co-ordinate the activities of the team
•Use project management tools, methods, and best practices to plan and manage projects in a way that aligns with the expectations of stakeholders and meet business needs.
•The role is client-facing, and strong interpersonal skills combined with direct communication, ethics and integrity is a must
•Must be action-orientated, resourceful and have the ability to hold self and others accountable

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

•Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Science, Environmental, Business or related discipline
•Minimum of Five (5) years or work experience, including two (2) years of consulting and/or project management experience in the mining industry
•demonstrated experience with project financial tracking, and change management related to scopes of work
•understanding and adherence to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMI)
•experience in identifying and mitigating against project risks and developing risk registers.
•expertise in project planning, tracking and analysis (e.g., using MS Excel or similar programs)
•highly organized, adaptable, a developing leader, and calm under pressure
•experience in managing multi-discipline teams
•proven focus on the management of clients and subcontractors
•PMI Project Management Professional is an asset
•Fluent English is required, French is an asset
•experience in the use of MS Project and/or P6 Primavera

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)

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada/
Category
Construction, Mining and Trades Management and Executive