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WSP Canada

Contract administrator - Construction

Posted 3 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

This is your opportunity to join one of the most prestigious Building Rehabilitation Projects in the World as an Intermediate Contract Administrator. Centre Block is our most iconic heritage building and a symbol of Canadian democracy. The building contains the House of Commons and Senate Chambers, as well as offices for MPs, senators and senior administrators.

The Centre Block Rehabilitation Project is a long-term renovation, rehabilitation and rejuvenation project of national interest within the Parliamentary Precinct. WSP (in joint venture) is providing a range of multidisciplinary consultancy services, including structural design and contract administration. WSP's scope extends well beyond a rehabilitation of Centre Block (CB) and the Peace Tower (PT) to include a large multi-level, below grade Visitor Welcome Centre (VWC) located immediately to the south of CB, and 30 related enabling work projects.

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:

The role entails undertaking CA for the structural discipline as per Professional Engineers Ontario's (PEO's) Guideline for Professional Engineers Providing General Review of Construction .

You will:
  • Review ongoing construction of the structure to monitor compliance with contract documents, identifying deficiencies and resolutions and document all in Field Observation Reports (FORs).
  • Keeping the Senior Contract Administrator fully informed of developments and progress on site.
  • Ensure assigned submittals are reviewed and returned.
  • Monitor the work of independent testing and inspection agencies.
  • Respond to RFIs.
  • Participate in preparing Site Instructions and Construction Bulletins.
  • Contribute to the preparation of Record Drawings.
  • Participate in preparing monthly payment certificates and progress reports.
  • Review claims for structural scope of work.
  • Participate in constructability reviews.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders, including the Client (PSPC), the CM, architects and engineers, on an ongoing basis.
  • Identify potential risks and bring them to the attention of the Senior Contract Administrator.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Undergraduate degree or college diploma in civil engineering; specialization in structural engineering.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer is an asset;
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a structural CA .
  • Experience on large buildings projects, heritage projects, and fast-tracked projects is desirable asset
  • Strong knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and CSA Standards for concrete, steel, masonry;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills; French language skills are desirable;
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Bluebeam; Revit skills are an asset;
  • You must be willing and able to obtain Government Reliability Clearance

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 2024-07-13

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