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Engineer in Training (EIT), Transportation Planning
Business Line Transportation
ID # 13325
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 growing and looking for key staff in our Transportation Planning group. We are currently seeking an EIT to join our Transportation Planning group in the Transportation department of our Vancouver office. Reporting to the Transportation Planning Manager, this position provides the opportunity to expand your transportation knowledge base, gain valuable technical skills used within the industry, to interact with clients and stakeholders, and provide transportation recommendations as part of your everyday work .




  • Data collection, data assembly, data processing/validation and field investigations for transportation studies, including traffic counts, travel time runs and inventories of roadway elements ;
  • Carrying out traffic and transportation analysis under the direction of Transportation Engineers and Project Managers ;
  • Assisting in the development of project alternatives, analysis and evaluation under the direction of Transportation Engineers and Project Managers ;
  • Helping to prepare high  quality project deliverables, including print documentation, graphics and presentations;
  •  Aid in the development of corridor alternatives, analysis and evaluation; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Undergraduate degree in Civil engineering or equivalent from an accredited university or urban planning degree with emphasis in Transportation Planning;
  • A solid understanding of traffic engineering and traffic signal operations.  Experience with transportation related software packages (i.e. Synchro, HCS and VISSIM) would be considered an asset;
  • A solid understanding in AutoCAD and ArcGIS an asset;
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges;
  • Committed team player;
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills; and
  • Excellent written and oral 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.

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WSP Canada Inc.


Vancouver, BC

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