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WSP Canada

Intermediate Environmental Scientist

Posted 4 days ago

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Job Description

The Remediation Program Management team is your opportunity to apply your skills and join a diverse and growing team within WSP supporting our key clients. We are seeking team members who are ready to build a career, say yes to new opportunities, and bring and share new ideas in solving the biggest environmental remediation challenges for our biggest clients. Formulate your career development plan and interact with and find mentors within our 67,000 person company to bond with over the technical, client and project delivery activities that interest you. Join our team and support our passion for environmental remediation, characterization and reclamation; saving the planet one site at a time.

A typical day in the life at WSP as an Intermediate Environmental Scientist
  • Be part of a Canadian-based firm, applying and expanding your technical, client delivery and project delivery skills.
  • Clearly identify and understand project objectives, bring your ideas and solutions to your project manager, project directors, mentors.
  • Project coordination including set-up of field work programs, preparation of field work instructions and health and safety plans, budget and schedule management, subcontractor management, and project filing.
  • Completing and assisting in data collection, compilation, interpretation and reporting for phased environmental site assessment, remediation, and site monitoring.
  • Develop your career by having several different mentors to plan, adjust and grow your career at WSP.
  • Participate and be a member of a 10-20 person client-specific delivery team, while at the same time leveraging the experience and expertise of the entire RPM group.
  • Have a really complex technical issue? Engage with a Practice Area Network (PAN) who may have experienced the same issue in Australia, Malaysia, or even exotic locations like Saskatoon.
  • Apply your love for the outdoors and complete fieldwork assignments in Western Canada (up to 40%)
  • Plan, lead or work on some of the most interesting and technically challenging environmental projects in Western Canada

Apply today and be part of a team that transforms challenges into opportunities.

Qualities and Qualifications

You're the type of person who:
  • Can't get enough of the outdoors, but also thrives in the office (up to 60%)
  • Have excellent communication skills and are the default person coordinating activities with your friends and family
  • Enjoys mentoring and training junior staff on the wonders of environmental assessments
  • Can't get enough learning

You've got the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in the environmental industry
  • Asset to have experience related to the Upstream oil and gas industry

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 2024-07-18

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