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WSP Canada

Senior Project Manager - Alternative Project Delivery

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

Senior Project Manager for our Transportation - Alternative Delivery group, located at our Calgary or Edmonton office. Reporting to the Manager, this position will be responsible for leading and delivering complex P3 and alternative delivery projects. These will include major transportation infrastructure such as highways, transit, airports and rail.

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:
  • Oversee the delivery of the project through all technical milestones and phases of the project;
  • Manage the budgets and deadlines for the project, including tracking, updates, and reporting as required;
  • Manage multi-disciplinary project teams;
  • Prepare proposals, project cost estimates, and budgets;
  • Liaise with clients and the project team;
  • Responsible for coordination of multi-disciplinary design teams;
  • Liaise with all discipline team members, sub-consultants, and agencies;
  • Review design drawings and prepare presentation materials including PowerPoint presentations;
  • Oversee the creation and implementation of the Project Plan;
  • Manage changes to project scope, schedule, and budget;
  • Manage the creation and delivery contract specifications and documentation;
  • Implement and oversee project quality control program and quality assurance program;
  • Identify, track, and manage project risks and issues, including identification and implementation of mitigation measures;
  • Review and analyze project schedules for activities, milestones, and critical path;
  • Supervise the work of Engineers, Coordinators and support staff appointed to the project;
  • Perform all other tasks that will help accomplish successful delivery of the project;
  • Contribute to knowledge transfer by providing functional guidance, peer review, and mentoring; and
  • Other duties as assigned/required.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Undergraduate Degree in Engineering (Civil Engineering preferred) from an accredited university;
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Canada (AB preferred);
  • Minimum 15+ years of related experience;
  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams of project professionals;
  • Experience with major transportation infrastructure projects including highways, transit (LRT and subway), airports, etc.;
  • Experience with P3 projects and / or other alternative project delivery models;
  • Strategic, conceptual analytical thinking and decision making skills;
  • Adaptability and flexibility including the ability to manage project deadlines;
  • Experience with schedule software is an asset;
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and enthusiastic team player;
  • Excellent oral and written and presentation skills; and
  • Be flexible and have the ability to work on multiple projects of varied complexity with minimal supervision.

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 2024-09-14

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