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WSP Canada

Principal Civil Engineer

Thornhill, ON
Full Time
6 days ago
A Day in the Life
  • Providing technical leadership to the national conveyance team in the water and wastewater group.
  • Responsible for the quality management of large projects and programs within the water and wastewater portfolio.
  • Providing leadership and assistance on business development efforts, including proposals.
  • To be seen as "the expert" on the conveyance team.
  • Collaboratively providing innovative ideas to the team to help grow our water and wastewater business.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering
  • Registration as P.Eng. in Ontario

At least 15 years demonstrated experience including:
  • Conceptual and detail design of linear infrastructure projects.
  • Clear understanding of construction methods and their associated risks and benefits.
  • Understanding of Canadian and Ontario design standards and regulations
  • Leadership in terms of mentoring junior staff and peers.
  • Understanding of quality management systems and specific application of quality management principles in linear infrastructure applications.
  • Work in the detailed design of Municipal Linear Infrastructure Projects in the City of Toronto; leadership experience in large City programs such as the Basement Flooding program or co-ordinated watermain replacement program would be 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:

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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).

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