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WSP Canada

Senior Remediation Engineer Specialist Kelowna, BC 2022-02-08

Kelowna, BC
Full Time
3 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


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 a new opportunity for a Senior Contaminated Sites Environmental Engineer or Scientist to join our Environmental Remediation & Water team on a full-time basis.

The position is based in Kelowna, BC, and you would be responsible for the continued growth of our contaminated sites practice in the area. Our ideal candidate will be a significant contributor both with strategy and delivery on a team providing project and client management services for contaminated site assessments, investigations, remedial designs, and implementation. This is an excellent opportunity to further your career with a successful and growing global environmental leader. In this senior position, you would be responsible for providing technical direction, leading teams and delivering complex site investigation and remediation projects. The ideal candidate will also have experience conducting remedial options evaluations and implementing remedial technologies, such as in-situ remediation systems.
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:

•Providing technical and strategic leadership while delivering innovative and effective solutions for complex sites with significant remediation challenges within soil, groundwater, and sediment media
•Leading the scoping and execution of remedial investigations, feasibility studies, remedial designs and actions, and remedial optimization and monitoring
•Leading the preparation and be accountable for technical documents, reports, and other client/regulatory submittals
•Developing conceptual site models that integrate physical/geologic data, fate & transport, contaminant behavior, and exposure pathways/risk while using GIS/3D models and other tools to effectively support decision-making
•Evaluating and designing remedial processes for soil, sediment, and groundwater involving multidisciplinary teams, drawing on your significant experience with data interpretation, evaluation of technologies, and formulation of remedial strategies
•Effective project management for medium to large projects
•Providing mentoring and supervision for staff relative to technical work; data interpretation, evaluation, and presentations; quantitative methods of analysis; and report writing
•Delivering presentations and guide others in successfully communicating complex issues and solutions to clients, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders
•Contributing actively to business development through taking leadership of proposals/qualifications, presentations to clients and stakeholders, and other external activities to build existing and new client accounts
We'd love to hear from you if you have ...

•Bachelor's degree (or higher) in a relevant discipline such as environmental engineering, contaminant hydrogeology, geology, or environmental science; we value a multi-disciplinary approach to our work
•10-15 years of experience in site investigation, remediation and environmental consulting in British Columbia, with in-depth knowledge of provincial and federal requirements; candidates with transferrable skills from other jurisdictions, industry or government will also be considered if they can show how those skills translate to the contaminated sites regulatory process in BC
•Understanding of the importance of health & safety as a top priority and an enthusiasm to participate in Golder's associated programs and visibly lead by example
•Strong project management skills with experience leading teams on complex or multi-project programs
•Strong data evaluation, reporting and verbal communication skills
•Professional registration with EGBC
•Contaminated Sites Approved Professional status is desirable.

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.

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Kelowna, BC