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WSP Canada

Intermediate Water Quality Modeler

Posted 7 days ago

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The Opportunity:

At WSP, we're continuing to grow and develop our expertise in Earth and Environment, operating as a trusted advisor and technical expert on engineering design challenges for our clients across multiple industries. Our team is growing, and as a result we're adding a Water Quality Modeller to our group. As part of the team in Prairies and North, you'll be responsible for driving forward our ambitious plans to enhance our Earth and Environment service offering in the province through your work with a close-knit team of engineering specialists, professionals, and technical staff.

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.

#WeAreWSP

What you can expect to do here:
  • You'll be using water quality models to evaluate potential environmental effects of changes to aquatic systems for clients in the mining and natural resource sector;
  • You'll help to develop new models and modify existing models;
  • You'll support on conceptual model development, data analysis, and numerical modelling;
  • You'll collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to complete environmental impact assessments for large mining operations;
  • You'll support with preparing reports, proposals, and presentations.
  • You'll provide direction and delegation to junior water quality modelers

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • A university degree (preferably MSc or PhD in environmental science, environmental engineering or geochemistry);
  • 4 to 6 years of work experience in the field of water quality modelling;
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills;
  • Technical skills in surface water quality assessment and modelling;
  • Experience using surface water quality modelling software (i.e. GoldSim, WASP, CE-QUAL-W2, HSPF, etc...).
  • Knowledge of mining-related environmental practices and aquatic effects program development and execution
  • Knowledge of environmental assessment processes and permitting requirements
  • Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, and work independently

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.

At WSP:

  • 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.

Industry

Engineering

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-09

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