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WSP Canada

Experienced Environmental Scientist

Posted 7 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

You are looking to join a vibrant and busy team based in Calgary. You have more than 5 years of progressive experience primarily in contaminated site investigation and remediation, combined with some project management experience, but you also thrive on stretching your technical skills and working on multi-disciplinary projects. You 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, being able to participate in employee resource groups, and more.

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


What you can expect to do here:
  • You are a champion for Health & Safety - this is always your top priority, as it is ours.
  • You will be planning, coordinating and executing projects related primarily to contaminated site investigation and remediation, and are familiar with Provincial and Federal contaminated sites requirements;
  • You will be participating in a team environment, working closely with Project coordinators, other Project Managers, Senior Project Directors/Technical Leads and Field Technicians/Scientists/Engineers;
  • You will be responsible for project health and safety, which includes working with clients on field requirements, review of safety plans and field documentation, attendance at pre- and post-field meetings, site visits, etc.;
  • You will control and monitor the progress of projects with respect to scope, schedule, budget, quality, etc.
  • You train junior staff in environmental practices including Phase I and II ESAs, drilling, groundwater sampling, risk management and oversight of remediation etc. as well as on site specific health and safety.
  • You will be responsible for project file management, and quality control of documentation and systems.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Recognising that everyone has different strengths and skillsets, here are some of the key things you will bring to the team. If you have 5 years or more of experience, we encourage you to apply if you know you can make a difference
  • University or equivalent Degree in Environmental Management, Biology, Engineering or related natural/earth sciences;
  • 5+ years of relevant consulting experience as a contaminated sites practitioner;
  • Upcoming or in place status as an environmental professional (P.Eng, P.Geo, R.P.Bio., P.Biol, P.Chem., P.Ag.) and/or eligibility for accreditation through a similar professional organization;
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to build a team and maintain strong working relationships;
  • Attention to detail and willingness to learn;
  • A proven track record of completing projects on time and on budget with a high degree of client satisfaction.
  • A clean Driver's Abstract.

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.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-10

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