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WSP Canada

Senior Project Manager, Environmental Engineering/Scientist

Posted 7 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

Our dynamic team is growing, and we have a new opportunity for an Environmental Project Manager with 10-15 years of contaminated sites experience to work in a multi-disciplinary team that solves complex issues for our clients throughout Northern Canada. The position is one of two in the Remediation Program Management (RPM) team which has offices across Canada. This role will include the planning and managing the environmental assessments and remediation of oil and gas sites in the Northwest Territories and Yukon as well as mentoring junior staff. You should enjoy being part of a close-knit team and appreciate the benefits that a large organization can bring, including career progression, access to vast technical expertise, having a dedicated mentor, being able to participate in employee resource groups, and more.

A day in the life:
  • You participate in a team environment, work closely with Project Coordinators, other Project Managers, Senior Project Directors/Technical Leads and Field Technicians/Scientists/Engineers
  • You prepare Health and Safety plans and Emergency response plans.
  • You prepare proposals and cost estimates, schedule field staff and subcontractors, compile data for, and write, reports including preparing conclusions and recommendations
  • You are responsible for project accounting, tracking and reporting requirements to the terms of reference under WSP's Master Services Agreements
  • You train junior staff in environmental practices including Phase I and II ESAs, drilling, surveying, groundwater sampling, oversight of remediation etc. as well as on site specific health and safety
  • You interface with clients to ensure needs are met and projects/proposals are moving forward - Work with other members of the team to ensure provision of the support necessary for completion of projects
  • You work with and provide support to other members of the RPM Team in sharing health and safety, project management, project completion and client service responsibilities.
  • You participate in a limited number of site visits during two field programs (winter and summer).

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • University degree or diploma in engineering, or natural/earth sciences.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in contaminated site assessments and conceptual site models of Upstream oil and gas sites .
  • Experience working in the north is preferred.
  • Sound understanding of the need for health and safety procedures in the workplace/Possess a safety conscious attitude.
  • Professional designation with eligibility to register in NWT and Yukon is preferred.

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 2024-09-08

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