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WSP Canada

Intermediate/Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Lethbridge

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP has an exciting opportunity for an Intermediate/Senior Geotechnical Engineer in our Lethbridge office.

The Senior Geotechnical Engineer will play a key role in the continued growth of the business through project delivery and support for proposal development. You will be highly involved in supporting the growth of our Geotechnical and Field and Lab Services groups and providing senior level guidance and direction in a variety of technical areas such as foundation investigations, slope stability, earthen dams, infrastructure and commercial/industrial development.

Why choose WSP?
  • 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.


What you can expect to do here:
  • Continue the ongoing development of the Ground Engineering team through supporting and encouraging technical upgrading and providing direction and mentorship on complex issues and field investigations;
  • Manage and/or review projects from the proposal stage through to completion, including allocation of budgets, personnel and resources, billing and client relationships;
  • Coordinate with project management teams and other discipline leads to manage project deliverables, ensuring schedule and budget are achieved;
  • Lead and actively pursue new business and project opportunities;
  • Maintain and develop client relations;
  • Maintain technical proficiency, including participation in professional practice groups and organizations;
  • Provide excellent customer service and a commitment to technical excellence;
  • Work with and assist the materials testing department where geotechnical engineering assistance is required, supervise and coordinate field programs and preparation of technical reports;
  • Participate in the preparation and presentation of training programs;
  • Participate in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work;
  • When required, work collaboratively with other departments and WSP offices on project related work; and
  • Other duties as assigned.
What you'll bring to WSP:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Geotechnical or Civil Engineering; a post graduate degree is an asset;
  • Postgraduate degree (Master's) in Geotechnical Engineering would be an asset;
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of relevant experience and demonstrated management of projects related to geotechnical investigations and design;
  • Current registration (or eligible for immediate registration) as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) with Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA);
  • Demonstrated ability developing excellent customer relationships, positive staff working environments and developing new business opportunities;
  • Project Management skills are necessary, with an ability to track timelines, meet budgets and schedules;
  • Strong leadership skills with a genuine desire to mentor and develop individuals and teams;
  • Previous consulting experience is preferred;
  • Familiarity with Materials Testing would be an asset; and,
  • Valid Canadian 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.

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 2024-07-20

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