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WSP Canada

Operations Support/Process Engineer

Posted 7 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking Operations Support/Experienced Process Engineer to join our Water/Wastewater Process Engineering Group, based out of the Port Hope Harbour Construction Office. Reporting to the Project Manager for the Port Hope Harbour Water Treatment Plant project, and the Team Lead, this position will be responsible for periodically supervising the operation of the Port Hope Harbour water treatment plant, reporting on operations, and completing Water/Wastewater Process Engineering tasks for other projects and clients as required and as time allows.

The site is located in Port Hope, Ontario and the successful candidate will be expected to be located in or in close proximity to Port Hope, Ontario, and work either remotely or out of the Port Hope office. The successful candidate will be expected to travel to the Port Hope Harbour site and work from the project office up to five (5) days per week, during busy periods for the project. Relocation expenses may be eligible for reimbursement within reason, to be negotiated during hiring discussions.

Why WSP?
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.


A day in the life:
  • Observe, record and oversee operations of the Port Hope Harbour water treatment plant. This could include collecting samples, observing the operation of the treatment system, attending tailgate/toolbox meetings etc.
  • Complete weekly operations reports for the system, collating and summarizing sampling results, discharge volumes, and operational items such as routine maintenance and calibrations;
  • Attend initial site safety training, daily safety meetings, and adhere to the strict safety requirements of the site;
  • Communicate with the WSP Construction/Remediation Team regarding the state of the water treatment plant, planning for water treatment, etc.
  • Work with Senior leaders and SMEs on upgrades or modifications to the treatment plant, as required;
  • Complete water/wastewater process engineering tasks for the broader team, as required and as time allows;
  • Over time, manage projects outside of the Port Hope Harbour project, and work with other Senior Leaders and Project Managers to complete engineering tasks, site visits, etc.

We'd love to hear from you if you have...
  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant Engineering field;
  • P.Eng or eligibility to qualify in the province of Ontario is considered an asset;
  • More than three (3) years relevant experience;
  • Demonstrated experience with the design of industrial water and wastewater treatment facilities;
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience in the operation of water and wastewater treatment systems, including sampling techniques, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Awareness of safety regulations and adapts a safety-oriented behavior;
  • Demonstrated experience in consulting, design and engineering projects of a similar nature and magnitude;
  • Able to make technical decisions independently based on the input of Senior mentors and other engineers;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Valid driver's license.

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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