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WSP Canada

Engineering Graduate, Land Development and Municipal Engineering

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The Opportunity

Are you ready to kickstart your engineering journey in a vibrant environment filled with innovation and impact? WSP is currently seeking an Engineering Graduate to join our Land Development and Municipal Engineering Team, located at our Kingston office. Reporting to a Senior Technical Engineer, this position will be responsible for the execution of a variety of storm, water, and wastewater design tasks, such as site servicing and feasibility studies, stormwater management and grading design, technical design production, reporting, and project management for municipal engineering and land development projects. The opportunity will have a focus on local projects within Kingston and surrounding areas .

Join Our Dynamic Team as an Engineering Graduate!

Dive into a World of Innovation and Impact with Our Land Development and Municipal Engineering Team!

Are you passionate about making a tangible difference in the world? Do you thrive in environments where innovation and sustainability intersect? We are looking for an energetic and inventive Engineering Graduate to propel our team to new heights. This role is intended to provide you with the technical experience required as you work towards obtaining your designation as a Professional Engineer. You'll be surrounded by subject matter experts who are willing to support your professional development.

We are interested in hearing your opinions and answering your questions as you advance your skills to obtain your career aspirations.

About WSP

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.

At WSP:
  • 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.

Why WSP?

In your role, you will be part of a collaborative team that is focused on work life balance with a flexible work policy . There will be opportunity for continual professional and personal development through structured training and on the job learning, with the ability to join an established national mentorship program . Joining WSP as an Engineering Graduate, a peer partner will support you through the onboarding process to create a positive and seamless experience as you integrate with the team. WSP prides itself in providing access to the latest software, technical manuals, and equipment to excel in your role. Our local Kingston office plans monthly social committee activities to promote team building and interdisciplinary connections with colleagues. You will have direct access to an internal network of subject matter experts who are interested in supporting you, your career development, and your projects.

At WSP, we celebrate differences to create an inclusive work environment. We are committed to supporting a workplace where diversity is embraced and people are respected, valued, accepted, and are encouraged to reach their full potential. Our employee resource groups (ERGs) help us integrate diversity and build a culture of belonging. These groups include: Black Professional People Network (BPPN); CIRCLE (Indigenous); VIBE (2SLGBTQIA+); Women of WSP (WOW); WSP Speaks; Inclusive in Design; and the Developing Professionals Network (DPN).

WSP offers a hybrid environment that allows team members to work from a newly renovated office and from home .
  • 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.

A day in the life:

An Engineering Graduate begins their week with a team huddle, discussing the week's objectives alongside Engineers and Project Managers. You will play a key role in preparing detailed design reports, reviewing design drawings and creating technical specifications for various municipal and land development projects. Collaboration is at the forefront as you coordinate with multiple disciplines to ensure all aspects of the project align. A critical step in project execution that you may assist with is calculating costs and quantities. To provide you with an overall understanding of design, field inspection offers hands-on experience to ensure the project design intent is met. Throughout the day, you will support project managers with tasks to assist them in ensuring quality objectives are met. These may include scope review, budget projections, schedule conformance, and problem-solving.

As an Engineering Graduate with WSP, you can expect to obtain the necessary competency based experience identified by Professional Engineers Ontario as you work towards obtaining a licence as a Professional Engineer. Each task is a step towards building a robust foundation in the engineering field.

In addition to these responsibilities, as an Engineering Graduate, you should be prepared to take on other duties as required, showcasing your value to versatility and commitment to the team. Your contributions will be essential to the successful delivery of public and private sector projects, while impacting communities to enhance the efficiency and safety of land development and municipal engineering projects.

What you'll bring to WSP...
  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or an equivalent program;
  • 0 to 5 years of engineering experience in land development and municipal engineering;
  • General design knowledge of roads and highways, site servicing including storm, sanitary and water, grading and drainage, and stormwater management;
  • Interested and willing to obtain a sound knowledge of engineering standards, principals, practices and techniques including reference guidelines and design manuals used in land development and municipal engineering projects;
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and a general understanding of the software design capabilities;
  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and technical specifications;
  • Interested and willing to obtain a comprehensive knowledge of Ontario Provincial Standard Specifications (OPSS) and Ontario Provincial Standard Drawings (OPSD);
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal, including teamwork and interpersonal abilities;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Comfortable working independently in both an office and field environment; and a
  • Valid Ontario driver's license.

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.

At WSP:

  • 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.

Industry

Engineering

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-14

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