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WSP Canada

Water Resources Modeler (Water & Wastewater)

Calgary, AB
Full Time
3 days ago
The Opportunity:

Join Our Dynamic Team as a Water Resources Modeler!

Dive into a World of Innovation and Impact with Our Water and Wastewater Team!

Are you passionate about making a tangible difference in the world? Do you thrive in environments where innovation and sustainability intersect? We are on the hunt for an energetic and inventive Water Resources Modeler to propel our Water and Wastewater team to new heights. This role is at the heart of designing the future of municipal conveyance infrastructure systems. You'll be the maestro orchestrating the symphony of water distribution, wastewater collection, and stormwater management through cutting-edge hydraulic modeling and GIS technology.

Your expertise will shape projects across the scenic landscapes from Vancouver to Halifax, leveraging advanced hydraulic modeling and GIS software packages to ensure the delivery of efficient, sustainable infrastructure solutions. Your role is not just about planning, analysis, and design; it's about being a cornerstone in creating resilient, eco-friendly infrastructure solutions that communities rely on every day. With your advanced skills and our commitment to excellence, together, we'll lead the charge towards a sustainable future.. .

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:

  • In this role, you'll embark on a comprehensive journey through the multifaceted world of water resource modeling engineering. Here's a glimpse into your daily adventures:
  • Crafting the Currents: You'll harness the power of hydraulic modeling and conduct in-depth hydrological and hydraulic assessments. Your expertise will guide the flow of water distribution, wastewater collection, and stormwater management systems, ensuring their efficiency and resilience.
  • Mastering the Tools of Tomorrow: With an array of advanced GIS and hydraulic modeling software at your fingertips-ranging from InfoWorks ICM, PCSWMM, and InfoSWMM to WaterGEMS, ArcMap/ArcGIS Pro, and Civil 3D/AutoCAD-you'll analyze and sculpt the blueprint of vital infrastructure projects.
  • Designing the Future: From the drawing board to reality, you'll prepare both conceptual and preliminary designs, laying the groundwork for municipal conveyance infrastructure projects that stand the test of time.
  • Leading with Vision: Your role extends beyond design; you'll take the helm in project management and contract administration. This includes conducting site inspections, monitoring project progress, and ensuring seamless coordination among clients, project managers, and contractors.
  • Elevating Excellence: Dive into the development and meticulous review of water and wastewater system modeling, alongside stormwater/drainage models. Your analytical prowess will lead capacity studies, system upgrades, and risk assessments, safeguarding communities against the elements.
  • Quenching Thirst for Progress: You'll tackle water distribution system modeling, analysis, and design, focusing on capital improvement planning to remedy system deficiencies and elevate service quality.
  • Shaping Sustainable Solutions: Engage in utility servicing review studies for emerging developments, lending your hydraulic modeling genius to ensure that new projects seamlessly integrate with existing systems.
  • Passing the Torch: Beyond your project contributions, you'll play a crucial role in mentoring. Sharing your wisdom, you'll guide junior modelers and engineers in model development, hydraulic analysis, and the art of project reporting.
  • Join us, and be at the forefront of shaping a world where water is managed wisely, communities thrive, and ecosystems flourish.

What you'll bring to WSP:

  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) with a recognized engineering association in Canada (e.g., Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba).
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) is an asset.
  • At least four years of relevant experience in water and wastewater municipal infrastructure fields.

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.