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Project Manager Building Science
Business Line Buildings
ID # 12926
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

 


 

CALGARY

 

WSP is currently seeking a Project Manager to join our team, located at our Calgary office. Reporting to the Sr. Project Director this position will be responsible for:
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform condition evaluations (for both specific components, and full building condition assessments)
  • Oversee construction projects and deliver cutting-edge building science services, including evaluation, design and tender and construction review and contract administration services;
  • Expect to become a trusted partner to Canada’s leading asset managers who are investing in the development and improvement of billion-dollar national building portfolios;
  • Be involved with other teams, particularly those providing Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering services;
  • Conduct investigations and field reviews to determine design and repair options;
  • Prepare client proposals, investigation reports and construction documents;
  • Provide technical advice to clients and direct project teams (consultants and contractors);  
  • Manage the contract administration and quality of restoration projects at the construction stage;
  • Evaluate contractor performance to ensure project deliverables and quality standards are achieved;
  • Keep the client informed of site issues impacting project quality and resolve issues as required;
  • Make contributions to company knowledge management and Centres of Excellence;
  • Contribute to the firm’s reputation in the market and maintain client base;
  • Provide technical support to project team members;
  • Integrate, coach and develop employees through daily project work;
  • Apply Triple Bottom Line (financial, social and environmental) thinking to each client project; and
  • Other duties as assigned.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Building Science, Architectural Science, Diploma in Architectural / Engineering Technology or a construction-related discipline;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in building sciences, engineering or architecture;
  • P.Eng, designations are an asset;
  • Proven success managing restoration and construction projects involving large commercial, institutional and residential buildings;
  • In-depth knowledge of building materials and constructions processes for design and/or repairs of roofs and / or building envelopes;
  • Ability to quickly identify and understand project issues and opportunities;
  • A team player who thrives on working with other successful, energetic people; and
  • An excellent communicator, with strong verbal, written and presentation 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.

 

Calgary, AB

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