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WSP Canada

Linear BIM Lead

Posted 6 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a BIM Lead to join our Rail and Transit, Transportation Systems team across any of our offices in Canada. Reporting to the Manager, you will work collaboratively with a team of Design Leaders, Engineers and Specialists across multiple engineering disciplines to ensure that BIM is effectively utilized to optimize project design and operations.

As a member of the Transportation Systems team, you will be given opportunities to use your transferrable skills to define processes, create execution plans, mentor the junior team members, and be the technical lead for multiple projects. You will be supported by management to develop work plans and professional skills to become a strong leader in the consulting environment.

Why Work with WSP's Rail & Transit team?

  • 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, 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 do here:
  • Developing the Design BIM strategy for the project in accordance with client requirements, lifecycle needs and the project goals;
  • Acting as the key point of contact for Design regarding Design BIM systems, processes and implementation; Leading the Design system set-up for the project (ProjectWise and ACC/BIM360);
  • Leading the development of the Design BEP, and Design BIM Uses;
  • Enforcing the best practices for Civil 3D and Revit workflows;
  • Collaborating with Construction BIM Team to develop the BIM Use requirements;
  • Developing, maintaining, distributing and enforcing the Design BIM Execution Plan;
  • Monitoring and reporting the Design BIM Team performance to the Design Manager;
  • Other duties as required.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • A University Degree in Engineering (Civil Engineering preferred), Architecture, or a related field with 5 - 10 years of experience;
  • Superior knowledge of Revit, ACC/BIM360, ProjectWise, Autodesk Civil 3D, and other BIM support tools;
  • Working experience with ISO 19650 BIM standards;
  • Experience with ensuring drawing delivery meets CAD/BIM standards, Digital Plan of Work and the requirements for the project BIM Execution Plan;
  • Comfortable managing team leaders and senior CAD/BIM staff members from other offices and various disciplines;
  • Established understanding of BIM quality assurance guidelines and standards;
  • Previous experience with supporting National and/or Regional BIM standards;
  • Experience with rail and transit projects;
  • Previous experience with design automation and production through technology.
  • Passion for BIM technologies with ability to promote these technologies and practices to increase user effectiveness;
  • Ability to script in PowerBI, Dynamo/Python programming is desirable;
  • AR/VR experience considered an asset;
  • Proven leadership and management skills;
  • Ability to work successfully in multi-disciplinary teams and across different business units in a matrix organization with little to no supervision;
  • Ability to adapt well to changes in direction and priorities in a project and deadline-oriented environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including communication, presentation, leadership, and report writing proficiency with a strong desire and ability to collaborate in problem solving in an integrated team environment;
  • Experience in a Consulting Engineering environment is an asset.

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 2024-07-10

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