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WSP Canada

Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer

Posted 7 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

At WSP, we're continuing to grow and develop our expertise in Geotechnical Engineering, operating as a trusted advisor and technical expert on engineering design challenges for our clients across multiple industries. Our team is growing, and as a result, we're seeking a highly motivated Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer to join our Ground Engineering West Group in WSP's Etobicoke and Mississauga offices on a full-time basis.

As an Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer, a day in life involves working in the office on projects and assignments related to geotechnical engineering. You will work closely with our tight-knit team, be mentored by industry experts, and work on various projects throughout the province.

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:
  • Provide technical support in geotechnical projects including field investigation, laboratory test result interpretation; design and construction; and geotechnical analyses
  • Assist senior team members in preparing proposals, cost estimates, geotechnical studies, and engineering reports for projects of low to high complexity
  • Lead the planning of geotechnical site investigations and support field supervisors
  • Complete geotechnical analyses including bearing capacity, settlement, and slope stability under the direction and supervision of senior engineers
  • Prepare geotechnical studies and engineering reports providing recommendations on various geotechnical aspects of projects
  • Work on or manage projects of various sizes providing not only technical input but also mentorship and support to junior staff
  • Work collaboratively with engineering staff from various teams on geotechnical consulting projects
  • Participate in and promote a safety-first culture

What you'll bring to WSP ...
  • A bachelor's degree in civil engineering or Geological Engineering with Geotechnical emphasis from an accredited university
  • A postgraduate degree (Master's or PhD) in Geotechnical Engineering would be an asset
  • 6 to 10 years of relevant (post-degree) experience working in a consulting engineering environment
  • Registered (or eligible for immediate registration) as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with PEO
  • Knowledge of standard geotechnical software such as Rocscience, or other similar software suites
  • Strong technical writing, interpersonal communication, and emotional intelligence
  • An Ontario Driver's License and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Sense of initiative, attention to detail & team spirit
  • Commitment to safe work practices for yourself and your colleagues

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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