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WSP Canada

Team Lead / Senior Project Manager, Bridges

Posted 19 hours ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

The Team Lead / Senior Project Manager will manage a team of 5 - 10 members and lead teams in the design and delivery of major scale bridge and highway transportation projects. The Team Lead / Senior Project Manager will also contribute to business development and the success of project pursuits and proposals.

The WSP Bridge Group in AB is involved in every high-profile transportation project in the province. This is an exciting time to join a dynamic and growing team! This position is based within WSP's Edmonton Bridge Teams and would provide you with opportunities to work on high profile transportation projects throughout west of Canada.

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.

#WeAre WSP

What you can expect to do here:
  • Manage a team, which is focus on major bridge design, assessment, inspection and extensive monitoring programs;
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to a team of technical staff delivering transportation projects such as DB/P3 projects, bridge/elevated-guideway components for LRT and transit, and other types of major bridge projects;
  • Manage relationships with current and future clients and ensuring that their needs are understood and met, providing your guidance and expertise;
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Advanced leadership and communication abilities, notably capable of inspiring, engaging, and influencing a high caliber team to drive to higher performance levels and seize the opportunities presented internally and, in the market, to the benefit of a wide body of stakeholders (including, but not limited to: clients, employees, shareholders, partners, suppliers, and society at large);
  • University degree in Civil Engineering with a specialization in the field of bridge structures;
  • Eligible for a Professional Engineer licence in Alberta;
  • Minimum 15 years of experience working in an engineering and project management capacity on detailed design assignments for bridges for Alberta Transportation or other municipalities, or equivalent jurisdictions in Canada;
  • Superior technical understanding, design abilities, and current on bridge technologies;
  • Working knowledge of structural analysis software used in bridge design such as CSIBridge, MIDAS, etc;
  • Specific areas of expertise required are in the planning, preliminary and detailed design, and construction of bridges of standard and complex geometry;
  • A thorough knowledge of current design codes (CAN/CSA-S14) and standards is essential;
  • Experience with inspection, assessment, and rehabilitation of existing structures;
  • Experience with field review and inspection during construction;
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively (verbally, written, and executive presentations) with internal and external clients and stakeholders, and build well-developed teams and positive relationships; and,
  • Excellent technical, interpersonal and teamwork skills.

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 2024-07-22

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