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WSP Canada

Senior Transportation Planner / Project Manager Kelowna, BC 2022-08-31

Location
Kelowna, BC
Details
Full Time
7 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

KELOWNA, VANCOUVER & FLEXIBLE LOCATIONS ACROSS BC
The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a Senior Transportation Engineer who is looking for an opportunity to assume a Project Manager role and meaningfully contribute to a team that plans and designs active transportation infrastructure, complete streets and urban mobility solutions.

Are you passionate about complete streets, transportation impact assessments, active transportation planning and infrastructure design, traffic engineering, safety, micro-mobility, and vision zero? Then this is your opportunity to join an established transportation planning and engineering practice and actively participate in transportation projects at a leading multi-disciplinary firm involved in high profile, innovative and exciting projects across Canada and beyond.

We work with the public and private sectors to develop solutions for all modes of transportation. We offer the potential for rapid career growth in an exciting and team-focused environment, together with a competitive benefits package.

The Transportation Planning group offers planning and engineering services for the full spectrum of transportation challenges. These include but are not limited to: Complete Street and Active Transportation/Trails Infrastructure Planning, Functional and Detailed Design, regional and area transportation studies, site specific transportation assessments, design guidelines and innovative design solutions/research, transportation demand management (TDM), public engagement, road safety improvements, transit planning, parking studies and traffic analysis.

Our Transportation staff participate in cutting-edge projects such as complete streets, planning for autonomous vehicles and shared mobility, micro-mobility, Vision Zero, design-build, and P3 assignments.

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:

•Manage and control all aspects of projects to achieve the Client's goals, including schedule, budget and quality objectives through the application of formal project management process, techniques and procedures
•Plan, execute and control the project through all phases from initial feasibility through preliminary design/definition, detailed design, construction, commissioning and validation
•Applying best practices and identifying innovative solutions in active transportation master planning and design assignments, engineering analyses and studies as required for the planning, design and implementation of multi-modal transportation, transit and traffic projects
•Directing and coordinating the efforts of a multi-disciplinary team (internal staff, external consultants, contractors, and suppliers) to achieve the Client's objectives consistent with the scope of services to be provided
•Working with a multi-disciplinary team including transportation/traffic engineers, planners, designers, and landscape architects
•Preparation and/or oversight of technical memos and reports to communicate technical results and recommendations
•Attending and participating at client and public meetings

What you'll bring to WSP ...

•A passion and/or professional interest in sustainable transportation and contributing to the planning and design of mobility solutions that support the goal of mitigating climate change
•Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Transportation Engineering
•P. Eng License
•10 or more years' experience in the transportation engineering and planning field with experience in transportation impact assessments, active transportation infrastructure design and/or project management and senior engineering responsibilities
•Project management / leadership skills and ability to support the management team in a growing and diverse practice
•Able to demonstrate strong technical writing and presentation skills and proficient using Microsoft Office
•Experience in traffic operations and site analysis
•Experience with ArcGIS, AutoCAD or MicroStation will set you apart from your peer group
•Experience in transportation software and methods (e.g. Synchro/SimTraffic, HCS, CCG, VISSIM, Aimsun) are essential
•Ability to work in a team environment
•Strong leadership, negotiation, communication, and customer relationship skills are essential

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)
Category
Transportation and Warehousing Management and Executive