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WSP Canada

Intermediate Project Engineer, Water & Wastewater

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Job Description

WSP is currently seeking a dynamic Intermediate Project Engineer to join our thriving Water & Wastewater Infrastructure group in Vancouver, with the added perk of flexible work locations. Working under the guidance of the Director, the successful candidate will take center stage in a variety of significant infrastructure ventures. This exciting portfolio includes large-diameter pipelines, pump stations, treatment plants, and a range of other innovative projects in the realm of water, wastewater, and stormwater management.

Are you in pursuit of an invigorating opportunity that empowers you to contribute ingenious solutions to pivotal undertakings, all while thriving in a collegial and spirited team environment? If the answer is a resounding yes, then we're eager to have you on board! At WSP, we're committed to a work culture that champions equilibrium between professional dedication and personal well-being. We embrace a \"work hard, have fun\" ethos and foster an atmosphere where every team member is an integral part of our extended family. Let us propel your professional journey to new heights through unparalleled prospects for growth and advancement, all within an environment that radiates positivity and a commitment to excellence.

  • 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.

#WeAre WSP

A day in the life:
  • Undertake a wide variety of engineering assignments related to water and wastewater projects, including pipelines, reservoirs, pump stations, flood protection works, and treatment plants
  • Have a solid technical background and ready to start managing projects and clients
  • Communicate with the team and with clients on assignment status and identify issues early
  • Take initiative in business development, your own personal growth, and improving project delivery
  • Provide mentorship to junior staff (engineers, technologists, drafting)
  • Adhere to WSP's quality, project management, and health & safety policies
  • Undertake or direct project control systems on larger projects
  • Develop project management skills
  • Other duties as assigned

What you'll bring to WSP ...

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a related field. A Master's degree may be preferred or considered a plus.

  • Typically, 4-8 years of relevant experience in water and wastewater engineering projects.
  • Experience in the design, analysis, and management of water and wastewater infrastructure projects.
  • Experience with various aspects of water treatment, wastewater treatment, pipeline design, pump stations, and related systems.
  • Familiarity with relevant industry codes, standards, and regulations.

Technical Skills
  • Knowledge of water quality parameters, treatment processes, and distribution/conveyance systems.
  • Understanding of wastewater collection systems, stormwater management, and related infrastructure.
  • Capacity to identify and solve engineering challenges related to water and wastewater projects.
  • Analytical mindset to assess data, trends, and performance metrics for infrastructure systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects effectively, including budgeting, scheduling, and resource allocation.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve project objectives and meet deadlines.
  • Problem-solving orientation and a proactive attitude towards challenges.
  • Experience coordinating with multidisciplinary teams and leading project-related meetings.

Collaborative approach to working within a team environment, both internally and externally.
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 2024-08-16

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