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WSP Canada

Intermediate Transportation Design Engineer

Toronto, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
The Opportunity:

WSP is seeking an intermediate Transportation Designer to join our Transportation Planning team in Ontario. This role consists of working with multi-discipline project teams, managing project tasks, and providing technical and engineering design support on various unique projects locally and across the province.

You will be part of a global technical community of planners, engineers, drafting, and design practitioners who collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership. We're a collaborative team with a flexible approach, offering various projects and cross-functional opportunities to work together.

You will be part of a highly successful team with a wide range of high-profile projects for municipal government and private developers.

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:
  • Conduct site plan reviews for projects ranging from small to large developments to ensure on-site functionality based on relevant municipal design standards, including parking and loading, using AutoTurn software.
  • Prepare sightline analysis for intersections and driveways following the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) methodology and municipal design standards.
  • Prepare signage and pavement marking plans for projects following OTM Book 5 and OTM Book 11.
  • Prepare construction and traffic management plans following OTM Book 6 and OTM Book 7.
  • Prepare and contribute to transportation studies for provincial and municipal roads, transit planning studies, conceptual site development plans, and functional plans for various transportation facilities.
  • Liaising with project team members, clients, technical agencies, and road authorities regarding project requirements in developing creative and effective solutions.
  • Prepare presentations, technical memos, and reports to communicate technical results and recommendations, site plan reviews, and design modifications.
  • Be familiar with and understand the Zoning bylaws for each of the different municipalities.
  • Prepare parking lot designs focusing on the layout of the parking spaces and drive aisle for both at-grade and parking structures.
  • Provide input for proposals for site plan review for Traffic Impact studies and prepare conceptual and functional road/driveway plans.
  • Continuous knowledge sharing to develop your skills and develop your career.
  • Train and mentor junior and intermediate employees.
  • Other duties as assigned/required.
What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Registered Engineer-in-Training (EIT) working towards professional engineering licensure (P.Eng) or CET in Ontario;
  • Bachelor of Engineering degree or a relevant engineering college program leading to a CET, and a minimum 4 years of experience in transportation design.
  • Strong communication skills (writing and presentations);
  • Strong knowledge of Transportation Engineering principles and Jurisdictional Design Guidelines (e.g. TAC, MTO, OPSD, AODA), as well as municipalities' design standards for development projects;
  • Coordination abilities working within a team environment;
  • Proficient in using AutoCAD and AutoTURN (experience in Microstation is an asset);
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project);
  • Experience with presentation and graphics-related programs such as InDesign, PowerPoint, and Adobe Illustrator will make you stand out among your peers; and
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and independently.

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.

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