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WSP Canada

Environmental Planning - Project Coordinator

Posted 4 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

As an Environmental Project Coordinator you will be part of a fast-paced team, working closely with senior managers communicating and coordinating exciting and innovative environmental impact assessment, planning and permitting projects in Ontario. The role will focus on project controls (schedule, cost), as well as coordination deliverables with specialists, fieldwork coordination and documentation control. This position has a flexible location as we have offices across Ontario and have a flexible hybrid working policy. WSP has a great team of individuals working together, the opportunities are endless!

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:
  • Collaborate with our many environmental and technical disciplines at WSP (e.g., archaeology, ecology, physical sciences) and provide support coordinating proposals, reports and other client deliverables
  • Perform overall tracking of daily priority items to support oversight activities
  • Coordinate effectively with various stakeholders to get the most up to date and correct information
  • Support the Project Manager by maintaining schedules, tracking ongoing commitments and deliverables to the client; tracking issues, risk registers and other monitoring tools
  • Control and monitor the progress of projects with respect to scope, schedule, budget, quality, etc., and help to implement change as required by the Project Manager
  • Prepare minutes, status reports and other materials for clients, project partners, and oversight committees
  • Maintain project logs, update project SharePoint sites, and ensure WSP quality control and review processes had been followed
  • Assist with development of change orders, proposals, progress reports, work plans, any other deliverables for Project Manager's review
  • Review project charges (invoices) and work with accounting and other colleagues to ensure charges are correct prior to review and approval by a Project Manager
  • Support field requirements, review of HSE field documentation, attendance at pre- and post-field meetings, and field program coordination

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • University degree in Environmental Management, Ecology, Engineering or related natural/earth sciences
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft 365 tools (MS Word, Excel, SharePoint)
  • Experience with Oracle and other project management software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Great organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Track record of completing tasks on time and with high degree of accuracy and quality
  • Willingness to learn project management in a high paced consulting environment
  • Ability to solve problems without a lot of oversight
  • Ability to work well with others in a team and maintain strong working relationships;
  • Desire to experience what it's like to work for the leading environmental consulting firm globally and be part of a growing and thriving team!

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 2024-09-14

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