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Engineer, Climate Change
Business Line Infrastructure
ID # 13335
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 has an immediate opening in our Rossland office for a Climate Change Engineer to join our National Climate Change Advisory Services practice. We aim to grow our team with individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds as we believe that this will offer a selection of talents, skills and experiences which benefits our team through creativity, greater innovation and the offer of a range of perspectives and ideas.  The ideal candidate will have the flexibility and capacity to work on a wide variety of projects and the demonstrated ability to work well with cross-functional teams.



  • Collaborate with all national business lines within WSP providing climate change advisory services;
  • Lead, implement and manage all aspects of climate change vulnerability and risk assessments;
  • Contribute to engineering designs, corporate sustainability and other studies in the context of climate change mitigation and adaptation;
  • Act as an advisor in the climate science arena, remain active in the relevant academic, scientific, and professional community through presentations and participation in relevant seminars, conferences and symposiums and other activities;
  • Supporting business development activities with existing and prospective clients in the climate science, climate change adaptation, and sustainability market sectors at the local and national scales; and
  • Contribute to Future Ready global innovation program.


  • Bachelor of Engineering or studies in a relevant field with equivalent industry experience with a technical focus on climate change initiatives, sustainability, renewable energy, energy efficiency, greenhouse gas inventory, environmental management systems or similar;
  • Minimum 2 - 5 years of industry related experience;
  • Candidates should be passionate about sustainability, self-motivated and self-directed, collaborative, and able to produce high-quality work products;
  • Strong interpersonal, organization, and time management skills;
  • Understanding of established climate change vulnerability and risk assessment methodologies;
  • Excellent technical, analytical, writing, and presentation skills;
  • Ability to work independently in a deadline-oriented and project based environment;
  • Desire to take on new challenges and continued professional development; and
  • Ability to collaborate remotely across geographies and sectors.



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.


Rossland, BC

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