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WSP Canada

Engineering Manager, Industrial & Resources

Toronto, ON
Full Time
19 hours ago
The Opportunity:

WSP is seeking an Engineering Manager to join our ERI (Energy, Resources, Industry) team, based in any of our offices in GTA, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, or Saskatoon. This position will be for supporting medium and large size projects with high-performing multi-discipline teams. It may also involve management of small to medium size projects, Program Management for key clients or conducting broad and/or technically complex engineering assignments requiring judgment, independent evaluation, selection, and significant adaptation and deviation from standard techniques and procedures. Individual must possess extensive experience working on projects with capital budgets over $500 million.

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:
  • Provide engineering direction on Projects to carry out multidiscipline engineering, procurement, and construction work.
  • Maintains excellent relationships with Clients, suppliers, stakeholders and the project team
  • Provides leadership to the technical leads of the project team in all project phases to ensure effective team development and performance
  • Work closely with the client and WSP project management team to evaluate multiple scenarios in the development of the project from the proposal to conceptual study to through detailed engineering phase.
  • Manages/oversees all aspects of technical, cost, and schedule performance by project team in accordance with the Project Execution Plan and Project Procedures
  • Effectively contribute to project planning, schedule, estimations, cost controls, procurement, and construction activity of the project.
  • Manage home office engineering team and field engineering team at the site to meet project requirements.
  • Ensures that the engineering is managed such that it meets the economic, technical and quality offered is to the Client's requirements.
  • Management of the engineering scope including management of the change control process.
  • Management of the commercial aspects of the study to ensure that the engineering is profitable and consistent with the margins envisaged at the proposal stage.
  • Aware of the progress and earned value results from all disciplines and makes informed decisions on the basis of commercial and technical input
  • Keeps management informed of new or emerging risk issues (technical, schedule, quality)
  • Lead project meetings, Design review, Model review, HAZOP, Risk Analysis, and support constructability review.
  • Conducts technical coordination meetings with the technical leads, project management and Client and issue minutes of meetings.
  • Provide weekly, monthly, or quarterly reports on project engineering progress.
  • Implements Project Procedures in the execution of the project
  • Establishes the Engineering Action List defining the technical details for resolution on the project
  • Prepare and contribute to the scope of work, project deliverable list, templates, project execution plan, project instruction manual, scope of the facility, division of responsibility, work breakdown structure, construction work package of the project
  • Review and approve all project documents, drawings, specifications, bid inquiries, bid evaluations, purchase requisitions, and has an understanding of the cost reports to confirm the documents have been prepared in accordance with the project's contractual and procedural requirements
  • Maintains files and records to properly document all actions, decisions, changes, and communications on the project.
  • Ensure planned deliverables, project resources, and progress meet project expectation.
  • Ensures that all technical deliverables, including drawings, reports, and plans, meet contract quality and schedule requirements
  • Ensure technical quality audits are carried out at regular intervals and outcomes on the improvement of opportunity, non-conformity, or lesson learned are addressed and reported to WSP senior management
  • Develop, and improve project engineering execution work processes, and tools. Keeps up to date with changes in technical standards and any legislative changes that impact the technical design for the project
  • Is an active participant in innovation, continuous improvement and optioneering initiatives and sessions
  • Helps drive the company environmental health and safety programs at the project level, reinforcing a safety-oriented approach to work.
  • Follow, support, and promote the WSP QMS, HSE requirements, policies, and procedures to achieve the project objective and maintain high level of quality on the project.
  • Ensure all engineering work meets WSP and Client standards, project requirements and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain culture by applying ethical and professional practices in the project engineering execution work.
  • Ability and willingness to work at the project site to provide construction support.
  • Other duties as assigned/required

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited University that is recognized by the provincial governing body of professional engineers
  • Must be a licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in Ontario or another province in Canada
  • Minimum of 10-15 years of experience in engineering and engineering management
  • Proven experience in Mining, Resources based, Industrial or Chemical Projects
  • Experience in executing multi-discipline engineering work on medium and large-scale complex projects across the pre-feasibility study, feasibility study, basic and detail engineering the full EP and EPCM life cycle, including field engineering and commissioning experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Understanding of engineering analytical models and performance output
  • Understanding of CADD 3D software and BIM model output
  • Knowledge of project management and project control procedures, schedules, cost estimates, invoice, change order
  • Knowledge and understanding of how the various discipline engineering activities integrate into a complete project
  • Ability to work with administrative supervision and effectively manage multiple and conflicting priorities
  • Good knowledge of design processes and systems
  • Prior experience managing multidiscipline engineering groups
  • Must possess leadership and coaching skills in the development training and mentoring of team members and support staff
  • Must be competent in the use of computer software applications used for project control and administration, including Microsoft: Word, Excel, and Outlook

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.