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Engineer, Conveyance
Business Line Infrastructure
ID # 14137
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

 


 

NORTH VANCOUVER OR DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER

WSP is currently seeking a Project Engineer – Intermediate, Conveyance to expand our Infrastructure group in the Lower Mainland. Reporting to a senior manager, the successful candidate will be involved in a range of significant infrastructure projects, including large-diameter pipelines, pump stations, treatment plants, and other water, wastewater, and stormwater projects.

Are you looking for an opportunity where you can bring creative solutions to important projects as part of a friendly and vibrant team? Then we want to hear from you! Our WSP work culture offers work-life balance, a work hard-have fun motto, and an environment where employees are considered members of our family. Let us help you take your work experience placement to a new level with professional challenges and opportunity for growth in a wonderful atmosphere.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Undertake a wide variety of engineering assignments related to water and wastewater projects, including pipelines, reservoirs, pump stations, flood protection works, and treatment plants;
  • Have a solid technical background and ready to start managing projects and clients;
  • Communicate with the team and with clients on assignment status and identify issues early;
  • Take initiative in business development, your own personal growth, and improving project delivery;
  • Provide mentorship to junior staff (engineers, technologists, drafting);
  • Adhere to WSP’s quality, project management, and health & safety policies;
  • Undertake or direct project control systems on larger projects;
  • Develop project management skills; and
  • Other duties as assigned.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Engineering degree in civil or mechanical engineering from an accredited institution;
  • Professional Engineer registered with EGBC (or eligible to transfer registration to EGBC);
  • Passionate about working in the water-related engineering environment;
  • Technical skills should be municipal-related and would typically include the following:
    • Planning and designing gravity sewers, water mains, reservoirs
    • Design of water, wastewater and drainage pump stations
    • Hydraulic analysis
    • Work in a multidisciplinary environment
    • Developing specifications and cost estimates
    • 3-D CAD abilities will be considered an asset
    • Construction-related work such as field reviews and contract administration. An MMCD – CA certification would be a positive asset
    • Certifications in Envision or other sustainability-related organisation
  • Having successfully worked on Metro Vancouver projects, will be considered a major asset;
  • Proven written skills demonstrated through reports, letters, memoranda, and proposals;
  • Proven verbal communication skills and can articulate engineering concepts;
  • Proven development of project management skills and a demonstrated understanding of the consulting engineering business;
  • Ability to work under supervision as well as autonomously when required; possess effective time management and strong organizational skills; and
  • Valid driver’s license and preferably have a vehicle for business use.

 

#LI-KS

 

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.

 

North Vancouver, BC

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