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WSP Canada

Environmental Manager / Environmental Director

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Our team in Ontario currently has an opportunity for an Environmental Manager or Environmental Director with a minimum of 8 years of specific expertise conducting construction phase environmental management for transportation projects. You will have experience working on Design-Build (DB), Progressive DB, Alternative Financing and Procurement (AFP), and/or Public-Private Partnership (P3) Projects for federal, provincial or municipal governments and/or transit agencies. You will utilize your knowledge of various environmental disciplines and understanding of project agreements and contracts to work collaboratively with our clients to ensure that construction activities align with environmental regulations and sustainability goals. You will be a member of a supportive team of environmental specialists dedicated to excellence and client service.

Why 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.
  • Our Hybrid Work Policy - a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.
  • 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:
  • You will serve as Environmental Manager or Environmental Director on transportation sector project bid and execution teams.
  • You will lead and coordinate Environmental Discipline Teams on proposals, bids and project delivery associated with transit infrastructure projects.
  • You will lead meetings with project stakeholders, as well as Environmental Working Group Meetings with the client as well as design and construction teams.
  • You will collaborate with internal engineering and environmental technical discipline leads, technical staff and sub-consultants for the timely execution of study deliverables and preparation of documentation required to compliantly meet projects' environmental management requirements.
  • You will establish and maintain working relationships with relevant governmental authorities and stakeholders.
  • You will conduct senior review of proposal and project deliverables prior to client release in compliance with the Project and WSP's Quality Management Systems.
  • You will identify and manage environmental commitments, risks, and compliance related deliverables through Bid Period, Planning & Design, Construction, and Operations & Maintenance phases of projects.
  • You will mentor junior and intermediate staff, identifying career goals and development opportunities for them, and for yourself.
  • You will ensure health and safety policies are followed and be a role model for WSP's Life Saving and corporate values.
  • You will primarily be home/office-based but may need to travel for short-duration trips and events.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Bachelor or Master's degree in environmental studies, environmental science, environmental engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in construction phase environmental management on transportation-related projects.
  • Experience with the acquisition of environmental permits and approvals, including preparation of applications.
  • Ability to direct and coordinate the efforts of a multi-disciplinary environmental team (internal staff, external consultants) to achieve the Client's objectives consistent with the scope of services to be provided.
  • Experience working with consultants and contractors during construction phase works to deliver projects in compliance with environmental commitments and permit / approval conditions.
  • Understanding of multiple environmental disciplines and their application to infrastructure projects including any, or all, of the following: air quality, contaminated soil and remediation, natural heritage and Species at Risk, cultural heritage, archaeology, noise/vibration, hydrogeology.
  • Existing relationships with municipal and provincial regulatory agencies.
  • Experience working on complex projects and working with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Experience with building client relationships.

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 2024-09-13

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