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WSP Canada

Principal Mechanical Engineer - Healthcare Buildings

Posted 3 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a Principal MECHANICAL Engineer to join our Mechanical and Electrical Healthcare department, located at our Thornhill office. This position will be responsible for and actively involved in winning and delivering M&E projects in the GTA and Western Ontario. The Principal Engineer maintains WSP position as a leading services provider through promoting the vision of the company, participating in industry related activities and maintaining and developing the local client base. The successful candidate is recognized as a motivating leader with a proven ability to mentor management team members, have a genuine commitment to the firm`s values, and manage client relationships. While the Principal Engineer does not have direct reports, the position entails involvement in the day-to-day operations of the group in all aspects, in various capacities, technical, financial and administrative.

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:
  • Overall involvement in the technical and non-technical aspects of the regional mechanical and electrical Healthcare practice.
  • Responsible to develop and articulate the M&E, healthcare strategic objectives to achieve expected results to align with the scope of the business strategy to the market vision
  • Intimate knowledge of and involvement in most of the projects in the Healthcare group.
  • In collaboration with the national Healthcare Business Development team, lead and manage business development and proposal writing efforts of the local team, ensure they are in sync with national efforts and strategies and adhere to national standards;
  • Foster and maintain strong client relationships, managing their expectations where required;
  • Provide Support and guidance all staff in all aspects of project delivery: Technical, Financial Administrative Client communication
  • Lead, manage and grow the healthcare technical experts and lead initiatives to ensure continued employee engagement;;
  • Maintain a high degree of personal involvement with major clients & coordinate business development efforts by meeting with clients to proactively understand evolving client needs, local and industry trends, and upcoming project opportunities.
  • Help build and maintain WSP`s brand and reputation internally and externally. Includes developing and communicating a consistent message. Provide a presence and ensure we are visibly active in the local business community;

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering;
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years in engineering consulting, delivering technical and complex projects.
  • A proven track record of experience in interfacing with government agencies, and the private sector within Southwestern Ontario;
  • Demonstrated ability to address challenging situations in in the market;
  • Highly professional with strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Financial management capabilities.
  • A track record of promoting a strong corporate culture which encourages teamwork, problem solving and high performance.

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 2024-07-18

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