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Senior Project Manager, Conveyance - Water/Wastewater
Business Line Infrastructure
ID # 11746
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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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’re 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 Engineer/Project Manager to join our Conveyance Infrastructure department, located at our Thornhill office.  Reporting to the Manager of Conveyance Infrastructure this position will be responsible for staff mentorship, business development, managing the design and project management of multi-million dollar water/wastewater and other infrastructure conveyance projects, such as large diameter municipal water mains and sewers (sanitary and storm).

Building upon our significant Conveyance Experience, you will be working as a senior member of our team, your primary focus will be managing and executing our design and construction projects and programs and developing our team to successfully deliver our significant conveyance portfolio of projects. Responsible for the design of new and/or reconstruction of linear water and wastewater projects as well as the preparation of construction specifications, servicing reports, cost estimates, work programs, project budgets, proposals and other administrative duties. 



  • Manage the design of public sector municipal servicing projects under the direction of one of our Principals;
  • Actively participate in the design and provide direction to the design team throughout the design process;
  • Liaise with the various municipal/utility/approval agencies;
  • Be responsible for project budgets, project schedules, and client communications;
  • Lead a multi-disciplinary project team to undertake major water/wastewater conveyance projects;
  • Apply proven design experience including conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs;
  • Manage design and project execution for municipal infrastructure projects including: wastewater, water resources, design, engineer, sewers, water mains, water main, feedermains;
  • Mentor and coach a team of engineers and technologists;
  • Contribute RFP, Bid and Proposal documents
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 15+ years of municipal infrastructure experience for Public Sector projects in Southern Ontario;
  • Professional Engineer designation preferably in Ontario;
  • PMP Certification is an asset
  • Project Management experience on municipal water and sewer projects;
  • Knowledge and experience with Condition Assessments, Trenchless Technologies, and pipeline rehabilitation
  • Familiarity with planning/approval process;
  • Experience with road and intersection design would be an asset;
  • Knowledge and application of Ontario Environmental standards and guidelines, and
  • Familiarity with local planning/approval processes.




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.


Thornhill, ON

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