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Conveyance Project Engineer, Water & Wastewater
Business Line Infrastructure
ID # 15080
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 currently seeking experienced municipal water and sewer pump station engineers to join our Water and Wastewater, Infrastructure group. This position is based in our Winnipeg office, reporting to the Manager of Water and Wastewater, Manitoba.

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.

Staff in the 10-year range of experience are the backbone of our business, and if you are passionate about what you do, passionate about the environment, passionate about sustainable development, passionate about your work-life balance, then we have a place for you! 

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.



  • Playing a key role in the design, and directing the design of a wide variety of water and wastewater conveyance projects, including pipelines, hydraulics, large and small pump stations, flood protection works, and treatment plant piping;

  • The role of project manager, design manager, technical lead, or project design engineer depending on the project complexity and your skill-sets;

  • Implementing quality management procedures on your work and your projects;

  • Providing mentorship to colleagues (engineers, technologists, drafting);

  • Developing strong client relationships based on your ability to deliver projects and provide trusted advice;

  • Leading or contributing to proposals; and

  • Contributing to the fun-factor of the team.



  • Engineering degree in civil or mechanical engineering from an accredited institution;

  • Work experience in the range of 10 years in the municipal engineering environment, with at least 3 years as a registered Professional Engineer with progressively increasing responsibility;

  • Professional Engineer registered with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba (EGM), or eligible to transfer registration to EGM;

  • Passionate about working in the water and wastewater-related engineering environment;

  • Experience in triplex and quadplex pumping arrangements considered an asset;

  • Technical skills should be municipal-related and any of the following skills would be considered preferred assets:

    • Design of water, wastewater and drainage pump stations

    • Designing water mains and wastewater collection infrastructure

    • Experience in a full suite of hydraulic design software (Bentley, Innovyze, etc.)

    • Planning and designing gravity sewers, water mains, reservoirs

    • Hydraulic analysis

  • Developing specifications and cost estimates;

  • Other skills considered advantageous are:

    • Autodesk Civil 3D abilities;

    • Construction-related work such as field reviews and contract administration;

  • Proven written skills demonstrated through reports, letters, memoranda, and proposals;

  • Proven verbal communication skills and able to articulate engineering concepts;

  • Proven project management skills and a demonstrated understanding of the consulting engineering business;

  • 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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