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WSP Canada

Environmental Engineer/Scientist

Calgary, AB
Full Time
The Opportunity:

Our dynamic team is growing, and we have a new opportunity for an engineer or environmental scientist with 3- 5 years of experience to work in a multi-disciplinary team that solves complex issues for our clients throughout Northern Canada Territories . The position is one of three in the Remediation Program Management (RPM) team which has offices across Canada. This role will include the planning and preparation of two annual field programs, the participation in the field programs and the preparation of reports following each field program. You should enjoy being part of a close-knit team and appreciate the benefits that a large organization can bring, including career progression, access to vast technical expertise, having a dedicated mentor, being able to participate in employee resource groups, and more.

A day in the life:
  • You participate in a team environment, work closely with Project Coordinators, Project Managers, Senior Project Directors/Technical Leads and Field Technicians/Scientists/Engineers.
  • You work collaboratively with your team to prepare Health and Safety plans and Emergency response plans for the field programs .
  • You train junior staff in environmental practices including Phase I and II ESAs, drilling, surveying, groundwater sampling, oversight of remediation etc. as well as on site specific health and safety.
  • You prepare compile data for, and write, reports including preparing conclusions and recommendations.
  • You work with and provide support to other members of the RPM Team in sharing health and safety, project management, project completion and client service responsibilities.
  • You work in the field in remote location during two field programs (winter and summer). During those field programs, you work in shifts of approximately two weeks on and two weeks holiday to a maximum of three shifts.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • University degree or diploma in engineering, or natural/earth sciences.
  • Minimum 3- 5 years of field experience in contaminated site assessments.
  • Experience working in remote location and/or camp setting, experience working in the territories is considered a strong asset.
  • Sound understanding of the need for health and safety procedures in the workplace/Possess a safety conscious attitude.
  • Strong field experience and willingness to work as a team in remote settings .
  • Your technical ability to troubleshoot and brainstorm to ensure environmental data collected meet project objectives.
  • Professional designation or a professional in training, is preferred.

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.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.