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Technologist, Water & Wastewater
Business Line Infrastructure
ID # 15079
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

 


 

WINNIPEG

 

WSP is currently seeking a Technologist for our Water and Wastewater, Infrastructure group. This position is based in our Winnipeg office, reporting to a Senior Project Manager.

We are passionate about water and wastewater, and our team has an excellent industry profile. Our business line consists of over 100 staff focused on delivering outstanding water and wastewater-related infrastructure projects throughout western Canada and beyond. Locally, we have worked with municipalities, industries, and governments for over the last 30 years delivering excellence. With our global reach and our expertise in designing and delivering both municipal and industrial water treatment and wastewater treatment facilities, and supporting infrastructure, we are well on our way to being recognized globally for our skills.

This position will be responsible to work on municipal projects with a focus on public clients involving water and wastewater systems.   The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and participate in the delivery of municipal water and wastewater engineering projects across Western Canada.

Let us help you take your career to a new level with professional challenges and opportunity for growth in a remarkable atmosphere. We will provide you with personal growth opportunities, taking care to nurture you into project leadership roles.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work well in a team environment to develop planning, preliminary and detailed designs of water treatment and supply systems, and wastewater collection and treatment systems;

  • Assist in the preparation of analysis, technical reports, designs, drawings, specifications, cost estimates, presentations, and reports as required;

  • Develop and strengthen existing skills and deliver engineering projects in accordance with client requirements and in line with company and industry best practice;

  • Construction management including field reviews and contract administration for projects under construction;

  • Support project managers as a project coordinator, including attending meetings, completing records of discussions, risk logs, decision logs, earned value analysis and project status reports;

  • Assist with proposal writing and client development;

  • Develop and maintain a network of technical/professional support within WSP and the industry; and

  • Other duties as assigned/required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Civil Engineering Technology Diploma;

  • 1+ year of experience in a consulting environment on municipal design projects will be asset;

  • High level of initiative, motivation, drive, energy and enthusiasm to get the job done;

  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail;

  • Previous success in customer services, client management and proposal/report writing is an asset; 

  • Strong communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and teamwork skills;

  • Valid driver’s license; and

  • Community-minded and contributes to society – either within or outside of the engineering profession.

 

 

 

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.

 

Winnipeg, MB

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