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WSP Canada

Geotechnical Engineer/Team Lead - Lloydminster

Posted 4 days ago

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Job Description

WSP is currently seeking a Geotechnical Engineer / Team Lead for our Lloydminster office. The ideal candidate will be capable of overseeing a group of engineers and technologists, and ensuring delivering of geotechnical, materials testing and environmental management services to local industry.

Scope: Reporting to the Group Manager for Alberta Materials, the Team Lead will be responsible for the operational management and long-term development of the team, clients and related business development, oversight on technical quality, and delivery on projects. These responsibilities will be delivered within a framework that manages risks and prioritizes safety.

We are seeking an individual with a strong operational background and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate will have the ability to thrive in a dynamic, challenging environment and provide sound leadership. S/he will be a key player in the organization and have input in the overall direction of the Lloydminster office.

A Day in the Life
  • Provide leadership and oversee the office, and ensure consistent high quality deliverables which satisfy client expectations
  • Build, mentor and maintain a high level of team performance
  • Lead business development with new and existing clients, establish and maintain client relationships - Develop and implement new business and marketing goals
  • Prioritize project workloads and the management of internal resources
  • Effectively communicate, reinforce and model company policies and procedures
  • Effectively communicate with staff, clients and management
  • Lead and provide oversight to multi-disciplinary project teams, in order to deliver high quality projects on time and within budget
  • Participate in marketing efforts; prepare and present technical proposals - Participate in the scientific analysis/preparation or review of technical reports - Provide Safety Leadership

  • Bachelor degree in Geotechnical or Civil engineering (or equivalent); Advanced degree is highly desirable
  • Currently registered or immediately eligible for registration with APEGA and APEGS
  • A minimum of 8-10 years' relevant experience in the consulting sector
  • Demonstrated ability to manage operations and develop a team internally
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain client relationships
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, management and leadership qualities
  • Project management experience in a consulting environment, including ability with: project budgeting, cost forecasting
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Demonstrated business management capabilities

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 2024-09-08

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