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WSP Canada

Junior Environmental Scientist / Technician

Posted 7 days ago

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Job Description

WSP is currently seeking a Junior Environmental Scientist, Engineer or Technician to join our rapidly growing Environmental group in London. The role will work closely with our team of environmental professionals and will be integral in providing support for our ongoing environmental projects including site characterization for contaminants, soil/water/vegetation condition assessments, due diligence document review and field assessments, remediation and surface reclamation projects.

The position involves working in a close-knit team of dedicated professionals and you will be responsible for planning and carrying out field assessment and data collection exercises and presenting your findings in reports. This role will focus primarily on our upstream oil and gas portfolio, with the opportunity to work in other industries such as commercial, industrial and mining clients.
  • Do you love having a mix of field and office work?
  • Do you see yourself continuing to hone your expertise in Environmental Site Assessments, Reclamation or Remediation work?
  • Do you want to work in an agile and fast paced environment?

You'll play a huge part in crafting the future of the environmental management practice at WSP - come see for yourself what we have to offer!

What you will do at WSP
  • Assisting with budget preparation, tracking costs, and providing project status updates and reports for Phase I, II and III Environmental Site Assessments, detailed site assessments, spill assessments and clean-up, and groundwater monitoring;
  • Unsupervised performance of field assignments as authorized by Project Managers and Team Leads;
  • Teaming with project technicians, scientists, contractors and other field personnel to complete on-site environmental project tasks;
  • Collection and documentation of pertinent field data according to industry standards and WSP protocols and procedures;
  • Communicating with clients, service companies, laboratories, government and partners regarding project tasks;
  • Assist with the preparation of technical reports;
  • Ensure implementation of corporate and client safety programs on all projects

What you will bring to WSP
  • University degree or technical diploma in environmental science, engineering, technology or related discipline.
  • Eligible for membership in a professional organization (e.g. P.Geo., P.Eng., EIT) is an asset but not a requirement.
  • Understanding of current provincial and federal regulatory environmental guidelines, regulations and directives are an asset.
  • Excellent reporting and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver's license with no restrictions.
  • Hardworking, positive attitude and team spirit.

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 2024-08-08

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