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Intermediate Transportation Engineer
Business Line Transportation
ID # 12908
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 an Intermediate Transportation Engineer to join our Transportation Planning Team in our Oakville office. Reporting to a Senior Project Manager, the successful candidate will join a leading-edge practice and team of passionate professionals, to plan and design transportation solutions for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO), and other local (Regional and Municipal) governments in the Greater Toronto Area. 

The range of projects the successful candidate will participate in shall include: Environmental Assessment studies for Provincial and municipal transportation projects, functional and preliminary design, multi-modal transportation planning including transit planning studies.  All projects will consider various elements in road planning, including active transportation infrastructure, complete streets, vision zero, public transit, autonomous vehicles and more. You will have the opportunity to work on multi-disciplinary team projects with other technical specialists in WSP (structural, environmental, water resources, highway design, municipal road design, cultural heritage/archaeology, landscape architects, etc.)

Help shape how we will all move in the future.


  • Preparing and contributing to transportation studies (Environmental Assessment studies for provincial and municipal roads, Transit planning studies, functional design), as well as design activities.

  • Applying best practice professional principles, develop policies and undertake analyses and studies as required for the planning, design and implementation of transportation, transit and traffic projects;

  • Liaising with clients, project team members, technical agencies and road authorities regarding project requirements;

  • Collaborating with a team of transportation/traffic engineers, planners and designers within the Transportation Planning team, as well as other technical disciplines, in developing and implementing multi-modal planning and design solutions;

  • Preparing for and facilitating public and stakeholder consultation and engagement activities – both in-person and online;

  • Preparing graphics, technical memos, and reports to communicate technical results and recommendations, site plan reviews and design modifications;

  • Attending and participating in client meetings;

  • Participating in business development initiatives;

  • Managing field study programs (site visits, inventories, transit, traffic, and parking counts); and

  • Other duties as assigned/required.


  • Minimum Undergraduate Degree in Engineering – A Master degree and/or some experience and specialization in transportation would be considered an asset;

  • Eligible to be a Registered Professional Engineer in Ontario (PEO);

  • Minimum 4+ years of experience working on Transportation Planning projects in an engineering consulting firm or in the public sector (transportation related field);

  • Familiar with TAC Geometric Design Guide for Canadian Roads, including the corresponding MTO Design Supplement;

  • Recent preliminary roadway geometric design experience, preferably including municipal, highway or freeway design work;

  • Strong writing and communications skills as well as leadership and coordination abilities;

  • Experience using AutoCAD would be considered an asset;

  • Knowledge of other transportation software and methods (e.g. HCS, CCG, VISSIM, EMME, Aimsun, Vistro) would be an asset;

  • Experience in Microsoft Office (WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project)

  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently; and

  • Valid Ontario driver’s license.


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.


Oakville, ON

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