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WSP Canada

Environmental Consultant

Posted 2 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

Our team is growing, and as a result WSP's Earth & Environment group is currently seeking an Experienced Environmental Project Manager to join our Environment team in Sarnia, Ontario . The position will help deliver existing projects and develop new business opportunities. The WSP Environment team consists of a dynamic team of environmental engineers, geoscientists, engineers/geoscientists in training, and environmental technologists/technicians with strong technical skills and existing client relationships.

You will have the opportunity to manage and contribute to a variety of exciting contaminated lands and waste management related projects of varying size and complexity, along with the potential for exposure to projects in other areas of Earth & Environment, including hydrogeology (e.g., aggregates).

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 demonstrate a "Safety-First" focus and act as a positive role model to your colleagues when you:
    • Prepare and adhere to site-specific health and safety plans to mitigate or eliminate risks to you, WSP's clients, employees, and the public;
    • Identify and report potential and existing site hazards, near loss incidents and loss incidents.
  • You will manage and support projects related to industrial and landfill compliance monitoring and hydrogeology. Ideally, you'll have some experience in:
    • Hydrogeological and hydrological monitoring and assessments;
    • Landfill gas monitoring and assessments;
    • Preparation of annual monitoring reports; and
    • Project management.
  • You'll be involved with managing and executing projects related to our Contaminated Lands services, including Phase I ESAs, Phase II ESAs and/or site remediation to support Risk Assessments and Record of Site Conditions (Ontario Regulation 153/04), as well as for general due diligence purposes. Knowledge and experience with Ontario Regulation 406/19 (On-Site and Excess Soil Management) is an asset.
  • You will be expected to supervise and coach junior colleagues in their daily work, and engage independently with clients and contractors; with the support and direction of the Team Lead and other senior team members.
  • In the office, You will develop work programs, conceptual site models and prepare proposals. You will act as a point of contact for clients, with emphasis on building long-term relationships. You will manage projects from the proposal stage through to delivery and project close-out, including schedule and budget control, client communication and invoicing support.
  • You will also be responsible for preparation of project documentation (e.g., health and safety and other planning documentation) and coordination of subcontractors and equipment for field programs.
  • You will prepare high quality technical reports and accurately analyze and interpret analytical data. You will also carry out review of data interpretation and reporting deliverables, as prepared by more junior staff.
  • You will collaborate with other disciplines within WSP with respect to multi-faceted / multi-disciplinary projects.
  • You will have an opportunity to participate with senior staff in client engagement, business development and long-term business strategies. Formal mentoring is part of our team. You will have access to senior mentors and training to ensure your growth at WSP. In turn, you are expected to mentor junior to intermediate staff, help them grow and contribute to our success.
  • In the field, your work will include, but may not be limited to, supervision and training of more junior staff with their soil logging and sampling, surveying, groundwater and surface water sampling, stream flow measurements, soil vapour sampling and indoor air sampling. You may, on occasion, be called upon to carry out such field tasks on an as needed basis.
  • In keeping with our culture of technical excellence, we expect that you maintain excellent project records and that you perform and record work tasks as requested efficiently and accurately while adhering to current industry standards and regulatory requirements. Strong communication skills (written and verbal) are essential!

We'd love to hear from you if you...
  • You'll have completed a post-secondary degree in environmental, geological, civil, or water resources engineering, or related discipline.
  • Have at least 5 to 7 years of relevant working experience in the field of environmental site assessment (Phase I ESA, Phase II ESA, Record of Site Conditions), with strong knowledge of relevant regulations (O.Reg. 153/04, O.Reg. 406/19).
  • You will ideally have previous experience successfully managing groundwater compliance monitoring programs.
  • You are a licensed P.Eng / P.Geo or working toward a P.Eng / P.Geo.
  • You are comfortable interacting with clients, contractors, other internal project managers, and the public.
  • Are prepared to spend at least part of your time in the field as part of support the development of more junior staff;
  • You have a demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • You're able to work in a fast-paced environment and flexible to work on a wide variety of projects, tasks and assignments, responding easily to changing priorities.
  • Previous experience in consulting would be an asset.
  • Have excellent communication skills (verbal, written), strong attention to detail and a passion for health and safety.
  • You have working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • You are willing to travel within Ontario as required.
  • You have a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and hold a valid "G-Level" Ontario Driver's License.

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 2024-07-14

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