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WSP Canada

Intermediate Project Coordinator - Temporary

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently searching for a dedicated Project Coordinator to support our Land Development and Municipal Infrastructure Team out of our Edmonton office on a temporary/seasonal basis.

The Infrastructure Group supports a diverse project portfolio in Edmonton and Northern Alberta, including but not limited to Land Development, Civil Infrastructure and Municipal Infrastructure.

This role coordinates cross-functional teams responsible for delivering defined project outputs on time, within budget and with quality results. Reporting to the Field Service Supervisor the Project Coordinator helps to plan, organize, provide survey, monitor, and report on one or more projects to meet WSP design and municipality specifications.

Your primary responsibilities will be Project Coordination, field inspections, and survey related to construction and as-builting of various types of land development and municipal projects. You will have the opportunity to use your construction knowledge to provide valuable input towards project as-builting and CCC/FAC documentation and site inspection/survey during the winter months. You will be a key component in our growing local infrastructure team.

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:
  • Construction inspection: Earthworks, Deep Utilities, Surface Improvements, Shallow Utilities and Landscaping
  • Construction survey layout on projects in Edmonton and Northern Alberta;
  • Resolving construction issues with the assistance of project team and field supervisors;
  • Completion of preliminary topographic surveys including interpretation of acquired data;
  • Quantity measurements, daily reporting, and participation in construction meetings;
  • Completion of construction as-building for record keeping/approval purposes;
  • Miscellaneous assistance to project manager/design team/contract administrators with day to day project operations; and
  • Communications/scheduling with city/county/municipal inspectors on assigned projects to ensure compliance with contract standards/specifications.
  • Be responsible for tracking and reporting on progress of the project plan especially for cost and schedule reporting, and change control and analyzing areas with deviations from the project plan and recommending corrective actions to the PM;
  • Participates in the management of change to preserve plan commitments; initiate review if objectives must change;
  • Participates in the management of sub-consultants including generating subconsultant agreements, invoice management, and change control management;
  • Manage project documentation and updates;
  • Participate in the proposal development activities;
  • Participates and/or lead construction progress project meetings with external consultants/ clients to assure that priorities are communicated and understood, and that progress/delays/issues are reported;
  • Maintains and monitors issues logs for projects;
  • Generates changes orders, maintains change order logs for projects;
  • Scribe notes at project meetings; annotates and finalizes and manages multiple sets of notes;
  • Provides proactive support to Project Manager and the Design team.
  • May manage small projects under the supervision of a Project Manager.
  • Other related duties as they arise.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Civil or Construction Engineering Technology graduate (or equivalent or better).
  • 5+ years related experience in Civil Engineering / Infrastructure site inspections and project coordination;
  • Registered or eligible for registration with ASET as a CET or PTECH;
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications;
  • Working knowledge of GPS survey equipment, Trible experience a further asset.;
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal, including teamwork and interpersonal abilities;
  • Comfortable in working independently in both an office and field environment; and
  • Ability to multitask; good prioritization, time management and organizational skills;
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities;
  • Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change;
  • Commitment to Health & Safety protocol - Safe working will be second nature;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience; competence in clear, concise and tactful communication with Project Manager, clients, peers and other team members;
  • Ability to work in teams and generate a spirit of cooperation while coordinating diverse activities and groups; people management and negotiating skills within a team environment.
  • Must be able to ensure client's needs are met in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Able to review Contractor quotes, ensuring that reasonable pricing is recommended for approval
  • Computer skills including word, excel, Outlook, PDF/Bluebeam markups and Windows applications
  • Experience in municipal projects with specific experience in roadway improvements, sewers, watermains, drainage improvements and other municipal infrastructure
  • Have experience working collaboratively with Contractors and Engineers
  • You enjoy fieldwork and like working with people and within a team to deliver successful projects.
  • Familiarity with construction materials, methods and processes
  • Valid driver's license required. This position may require use of personal vehicle in good working order to be used occasionally for business use, for which there is reimbursement. Could be eligible for a Fleet Vehicle.
  • Occasional out of town travel (overnight) is expected but the main focus is projects in the local area.

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 2024-09-13

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