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WSP Canada

Technical Lead / Senior Project Manager, Water Vancouver, BC 2021-05-03

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
22 hours 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 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ 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

WSP is currently seeking a Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager/Technical Engineer to join their highly successful Water and Wastewater, Infrastructure group, located at our North Vancouver office. Reporting to the Director, Water this position will be responsible for leading a diverse portfolio of water and wastewater infrastructure projects of varying scope and complexity across Western Canada.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively to draw on WSP's extensive resources to deliver innovative solutions that build stronger and more resilient communities for us to play, live and work. This position requires working closely with clients and being a great team player to participate in and lead high performing multi-disciplinary teams.

We are passionate about water and wastewater, and our team has an excellent industry profile. Our North Vancouver office consists of 100 staff focused on delivering outstanding water and wastewater-related infrastructure projects throughout western Canada and beyond. Locally, we have worked with municipalities, industries, and governments for over 50 years delivering excellence. With our global reach and our expertise in designing and delivering both municipal and industrial water treatment and wastewater treatment facilities, and supporting infrastructure, we are well on our way to being recognized globally for our skills.

Let us help you take your career to a new level with professional challenges and opportunity for growth in a remarkable atmosphere. We will provide you with personal growth opportunities, taking care to nurture project leadership and technical roles. The North Vancouver team are engaged and innovative in our approach to project outcomes having won several high provide awards for our work with First Nations and municipal treatment projects. If you are passionate about what you do, passionate about the environment, passionate about sustainable development, passionate about your work-life balance, then we have a place for you!
•Maintain a high standard of customer satisfaction by ensuring that project outputs meet client expectations, and ensure that clients are fully consulted and apprised of progress, issues, and related solutions at key project stages;Manage and direct multi-disciplinary teams from concept through detailed design and construction;
•Thrive in a team environment with the ability to develop innovative design and planning solutions and proactively manage interactions with other team members;
•Provide technical direction and guidance to the engineering team on design calculations, process and equipment selection, specifications, and contract document preparation;
•Provide technical advisory services to clients for water and wastewater services;
•Deliver engineering projects in accordance with client requirements and in line with company and industry best practice;
•Prepare analyses, reports, designs, drawings, specifications, cost estimates, presentations, and reports as required;
•Work with Marketing Team to develop win strategies and contribute to the preparation of high quality and strategic proposals
•Develop and maintain a network of technical/professional support within WSP and the industry; and
•Other duties as assigned.
•Bachelors or Master's Degree from an accredited University (specializing in water treatment, is preferred);
•Registration in good standing as a P.Eng. in British Columbia, or eligibility to be registered;
•Minimum 10 years of engineering experience in municipal water and/or wastewater infrastructure planning, design and commissioning;
•Technical skills should be municipal-related and any of the following skills would be considered preferred assets:
•Design of surface water treatment infrastructure
•Design of groundwater infrastructure and related treatment
•Design of water conveyance, reservoirs, and pump stations
•Hydraulic analysis

•Project management experience is a definite asset;
•High level of initiative, motivation, drive, energy and enthusiasm to delivery high quality services to meet client expectations;
•A team player with the ability to work effectively and competently with people at all levels in the organization;
•Ability to work under supervision; effective time management and strong organizational skills;
•Ability to work with Project Managers and Technical staff located in offices across WSP;
•Contribute to maintaining a sustainable and positive work environment;
•Good analytical skills and attention to detail;
•High ethical standards in parallel with WSP Corporate Policy, Vision, Mission and Values; and
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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

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