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WSP Canada

Construction Manager, NSDF

Posted 3 hours ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is seeking a Construction Manager with a passion for excellence and safety.

This opportunity is to join the WSP team responsible for the execution of the Near Surface Disposal (NSDF) Project in Chalk River. The NSDF project represents a 5-year build of the low-level waste repository in Chalk River, with an estimated capital cost of more than $500M.

The position requires the successful candidate to be physically present on the project site, and frequently inspect all aspects and areas of the site project, including exposure to ongoing construction, seasonal and various weather conditions.

Please note we will consider candidates based in various locations throughout Canada, but this opportunity is based on-site at the project in Chalk River, Ontario.

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:
  • You will deliver new construction opportunities for large-scale, multi-disciplinary projects across Canada.
  • You will be accountable for project delivery - safety, cost, scope, quality, and schedule.
  • You will lead construction personnel and engineering design staff to resolve technical and constructability issues.
  • You will be accountable to the health, safety, financial and quality objectives of the projects.
  • You will set up and manage the project according to the various work instructions and directives, protocols and procedures arising from our health and safety systems, quality control and company policies.
  • You will provide updates on project progress and forecast trends to the management team.
  • You will coordinate field tasks, including tasks that involve multiple teams as well as subcontractors.
  • You will coordinate the logistical needs of the project team, such as travel and mobilization.
  • You will oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations.
  • You will ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • A university degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent technical degree;
  • More than 6 years expereince as a Constuction Manager on large scale earthworks projects
  • Good leadership and ability to manage an internal multidisciplinary team and subcontractors;
  • Bilingualism an asset (French/English);
  • Experience in projects related to site remediation, demolition and/or infrastructure is desirable;
  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and Adobe Acrobat software;
  • Attention to detail, high self-motivation and good problem-solving skills;
  • PMP and / or Professional Engineer designation are an asset;
  • Must be eligible for CNL Reliability Stauts security clearance ( individual must have 3 full years of verifiable history in Canada, USA, UK, New Zealand and/or Australia ).

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 2024-07-21

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