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WSP Canada

Associate Environmental Technician

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently hiring a permanent experienced Occupational Hygiene Consultant with previous experience in Occupational Hygiene, Potable Water Sampling, and Hazardous Materials consulting to join our Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) team in Toronto.

If you're hoping to join our growing team of EHS professionals, you'll be coming to the table with some previous experience with indoor air quality assessments, drinking water sampling, and industrial hygiene assessments. Reporting to the Project Manager you will be completing investigations including exposure assessments, mould investigations, drinking water quality sampling programs, and hazardous materials investigation and abatement monitoring programs including onsite PCM counting.

We look forward to welcoming you to the WSP team - where your education and experience in occupational hygiene, health and safety, or engineering (or a diploma in a related field, and/or a related university science or engineering degree) will be heavily utilized.

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:
  • Performing onsite Health / Industrial Hygiene risk assessments (qualitative & quantitative).
  • Participating in the development of sampling strategies and annual planning for exposure monitoring.
  • Conducting occupational exposure assessments for chemical, biological and physical hazards in a variety of workplace settings.
  • Conducting indoor air quality assessments
  • Performing inspections and evaluate building systems and materials for hazardous materials
  • Providing on-site inspection services for remediation projects, including contractor oversight, occupational, area and clearance air sampling, and reporting to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and industry standards.
  • Analyzing onsite airborne fibre samples.
  • Conducting potable / drinking water quality assessments.
  • Completing daily report generation, database management, public correspondence, and QA / QC for multiple large-scale drinking water sampling and source water protection programs.
  • Detailed technical report writing based on comprehensive field notes collected on site.
  • Developing and maintaining good working relations with existing and prospective clients.
  • From time to time, due to project needs, you may be required to work away from home, overnight, and on certain weekends - all project related travel will be covered by the company.
  • We will entrust you to carry out assignments with minimal supervision and have excellent time management skills.
  • Participating in and encouraging adherence to our Health and Safety policies and programs at all times.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • You have completed a college or university degree in health and safety, occupational hygiene, or engineering.
  • Working towards a CIH or ROH designation and must be eligible for designation within 3-5 years.
  • Must have exceptional time management skills and are able to deliver reports on a defined timeline.
  • Understanding of occupational health and safety, construction, and environmental legislation in Ontario.
  • Must have two to five years of experience in occupational hygiene consulting, completing occupational/industrial hygiene assessments for a variety of workplace settings.
  • Previous experience with analyzing airborne fibre samples and registration with IRRST's fibre counting program is required.
  • Excellent computer skills for data management and manipulation including strong familiarity with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products, especially Excel and Word
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Initiative to apply knowledge and suggest practical solutions to field challenges.


Expected Salary (all locations): $45.000 - $60.000

WSP Canada is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it will pay for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to the specific geographic location.
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 2024-08-17

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