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Electrical Engineer
Business Line Energy, Resources and Industry
ID # 13286
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 seeking an Electrical Engineer to help develop and manage growing electrical engineering services for Power projects in Western Canada. The position will be based in Western Canada.


  • Business development, market presence and client care will be important aspects of this role
  • Develop and manage project quality, budgets, schedules, and resource levels
  • Liaise closely with established technical teams to coordinate engineering work
  • Responsible for identifying opportunities to grow WSP’s team and services and supporting this growth by participating in the hiring of additional staff
  • Supervision of engineering resources
  • Engineering process implementation and application
  • Coordination with relevant regulatory authorities and utilities
  • Communication and documentation to support progress and profitability reporting
  • Bid management
  • Provide due diligence support for Advisory Services mandates     
  • Some travel to and from client sites and/or temporary secondment to client site may be required
  • Contract review and management



  • Electrical engineer with a power or high voltage background
  • P.Eng. designation
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience
  • Knowledge of the Western Canadian Power market
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven business development experience
  • Demonstrated success coordinating a multi-disciplinary team
  • Proven experience leading, managing and delivering significant projects to time, cost and quality objectives
  • Demonstrable experience working cooperatively and effectively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Experience with contracts and contract administration considered an asset
  • Pragmatic, solutions-oriented approach to problem solving


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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