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WSP Canada


Calgary, AB
Full Time
5 days ago
Why WSP? OurHybrid Work Policy- a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.

The Opportunity:

WSP has an exciting career opportunity for an experienced Hydrogeologist based in either our Edmonton or Calgary offices to join our Assessment and Remediation (A&R) team. You will be joining a growing international company, helping to shape our services in local markets, and executing challenging projects for our diverse clientele.

A regional team with global resources and a passion for our work, we employ some of the world's best people and task our managers with inspiring and developing the next generation of employees. Driven by delivering value to our customers, we strive to provide safe and sustainable project solutions, developing the full potential of our people and contributing to the communities we work in. Come join a team that is committed to being a trusted partner for our customers by consistently delivering excellence.

A day in the life...

Reporting to the A&R Operations Manager and working collaboratively within the Alberta and Prairie Region practice, your responsibilities may include but won't necessarily be limited to:
  • Working with a team of dynamic professionals, including junior, intermediate and senior scientists/engineers to grow WSP's hydrogeology, environmental engineering/reclamation, landfill engineering, infrastructure and contaminated sites practices.
  • Managing and undertaking projects and technical studies in the field of physical and contaminant hydrogeology/hydrogeochemistry in support of oil sands development, contaminated site assessments, site remediation, water resources and others as appropriate.
  • Collaborating with other WSP offices/environmental staff on projects in Western Canada or international locations.
  • Liaising with clients, stakeholders and agencies as required by each assignment.
  • Participating in global corporate technical practice groups with the goal of elevating our technical excellence and visibility in the eyes of our clients.
  • Liaising with universities, research groups and corporate technical experts in the application of innovative approaches to solving our client's problems.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key clients.
  • Providing direction under applicable Provincial and Federal regulations.
  • Overseeing quality control including review and approval of technical correspondence, project proposals, technical reports, work plans, and project specifications including cost estimates and budgets)

What you'll bring to WSP...
  • Bachelor of Geological or Civil Engineering or Geological Science degree from an accredited institution plus appropriate continuing education in engineering or geological sciences. A graduate degree would be considered an asset.
  • Current registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) or Professional Geologist (P.Geo) in Alberta
  • 5 years + direct consulting experience conducting hydrogeological investigations of oil sands sites, water supply systems, well fields and/or contaminated sites.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of oil sands hydrogeology
  • Experience and knowledge of contaminant hydrogeology and/or aqueous geochemistry
  • Groundwater flow and transport modelling experience would be considered an asset.
  • Desire to provide exceptional client service and a commitment to technical excellence.
  • An effective communicator that thrives within a team environment.
  • Strong writing skills are a must to prepare reports, proposal and other project deliverables.
  • A strong desire to grow in your career with WSP.

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.

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