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WSP Canada

Civil Engineering Student - Highways, SU 2024

Edmonton, AB
Full Time
2 days ago

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking Co-op Students to join our Regional Roads team, located in various offices in Alberta. Reporting to the Area Manager, this position will be responsible for supporting projects primarily in the field and office as well.
  • Title: Co-op Student, Transportation - Regional Roads
  • # Positions: 18
  • Duration: 4-months & 8-months
  • Application Instructions: Please indicate your duration (4 months / 8 months) location preference (list below) on your application

A day in the life:
  • To work with Project Managers, Technicians and Surveyors on the delivery of a variety of complex transportation engineering projects;
  • Travel to various projects throughout the assigned region to ensure required tasks are completed in a timely manner and construction schedules are not compromised;
  • Perform various material testing in accordance with procedures outlined in Contract Specifications, CSA and ASTM;
  • Assist and/or perform various surveys on various projects throughout the assigned region as required and outlined in Contract Specifications;
  • Support the engineering team with onsite construction surveying using GPS, Drone and conventional survey methods;
  • Prepare laboratory test reports, and field review reports;
  • Ability and willingness to travel, work away from home for extended periods of time, and work long hours;
  • Other duties as assigned.

We'd love to hear from you if you have ...
  • Have a valid Class 5 driver's license;
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited co-op post-secondary Civil Engineering program;
  • Adaptable to a changing work environment;
  • Motivated, self-starter who can be a leader and work well independently or with a team;
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal.

  • Camrose
  • Edmonton
  • Grande Prairie
  • Jasper
  • Peace River
  • Red Deer
  • Rocky Mountain

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ 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.


  • 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

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

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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