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WSP Canada

Intermediate Process Engineer

Calgary, AB
Full Time
Why WSP? 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.

We are seeking an Intermediate Chemical Engineer to join our water treatment team in any of our major Western Canadian Offices. The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of water and wastewater treatment projects in the areas of industrial, mine water and municipal as well as in bench and pilot-scale laboratory work.


A day in the life...
  • Integration with our water treatment group and being pro-active with your verbal and written communication to develop required relationships, with eventual integration into other related regional groups;
  • Project management (PM) or PM-assistant role for projects, delivering on-time and on-budget;
  • Assistance with building client-relationships, proposal development, and engineering effort estimates;
  • Communication and coordination with team members, other WSP groups, equipment vendors, clients, and sub-contractors;
  • Preparation of technical reports, specifications, process schematics, and layout drawings;
  • Analysis and design regarding water treatment projects: process and technology selection, equipment sizing and specification, process modeling, mass balance, hydraulic analysis, 3D layout;
  • Quality-review of writing, analysis, and design completed by juniors;
  • Mentoring and on-the-job training for junior colleagues;
  • Involvement with multiple simultaneous projects while managing your time to meet evolving project schedules;
  • Providing project support for a variety of senior staff;
  • Being receptive to on-going training from colleagues and seniors regarding effective delivery of projects; and,
  • Primarily office-based consulting engineering work with frequent opportunities for fieldwork.

What you'll bring to WSP...
  • Undergraduate degree in chemical engineering;
  • Currently registered as P. Eng. within a Canadian province;
  • 5-10 years relevant working experience since graduation;
  • Required experience in water treatment, with experience in metallurgy being an asset;
  • Process modeling experience with HYSIM/HYSIS and OLI software, or Metsim software is an asset;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English; French skills are an asset;
  • Strong organizational skills in both information management and time management;
  • Experienced in technical problem-solving with industry-standard commercial computer software;
  • Experience with project management and project delivery according to quality standards;
  • Experience with business development and proposal writing;
  • Proven record of both independent work and ability to work effectively within a team environment;
  • Field, construction, and commissioning experience is an asset;
  • Graduate degree(s) are an asset; and,
  • Valid driver's license.

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.

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