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WSP Canada

Senior Project Manager/Engineer, Municipal Engineering

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Job Description

The opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a motivated Senior Project Manager/Project Engineer to join our Edmonton Municipal Engineering team. Reporting to a Team Lead, this position's responsibilities include working on a wide variety of projects in terms of type and scale including leading municipal water, wastewater, drainage, roadway infrastructure, and site servicing projects for public, private and First Nation clients, including planning, design, and construction administration services. As a key member of the team, you will deal directly with clients, regulatory agencies teams of multidisciplinary technical engineers, junior staff, CAD technicians, and field staff.

Why 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:

• Work with the Manager and Team Leads to build the existing Municipal Engineering practice in the region;

• Provide mentorship to new and existing junior staff;

• Work with team members to complete, oversee and manage design and project execution for land development and municipal infrastructure projects including: site developments, municipal upgrades. water resources, watermain and sewage collection rehabilitation, road design, etc.;

• Actively participate in the design and provide direction to the design team throughout the design


• Lead a multi-disciplinary project team to undertake major infrastructure projects;

• Liaise with various municipal/utility/approval agencies;

• Be responsible for projects (budgets, schedules, scope) and client communications;

• Apply proven design experience including conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs;

• Lead RFP's, Bid and Proposal documents; and

• Other duties as assigned

What you'll bring to WSP...

• Minimum of 10+ years of municipal infrastructure for Public and Private Sector projects;

• An undergraduate degree or diploma in civil engineering from an accredited institution;

• Professional Engineer or Technologist designation in Alberta;

• A Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is an asset;

• Knowledge and application of Transportation standards and guidelines;

• Knowledge and application of Environmental standards and guidelines;

• Project Management experience on municipal and/or private sector projects;

• Experience with sewer, watermain, and road design;

• Familiarity with local planning/approval processes;

• Valid Class 5 Driver's license;

• Experience working with the various Northern Alberta municipalities and First Nations is an asset;
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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