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WSP Canada

Project Engineer, Land Development and Municipal Engineering

Posted 4 days ago

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The Opportunity

WSP is currently seeking an Engineer to join our Land Development and Municipal Engineering Team, located at our Kingston office. Reporting to a Senior Engineer, this position will be responsible for the execution and review of a variety of storm, water and wastewater design tasks, such as site servicing and feasibility studies, stormwater management and grading design, technical design, reporting and project management for municipal engineering and land development projects. The position will include business development and responding to proposal requests. The opportunity will have a focus on local projects within Kingston and surrounding areas.

Join Our Dynamic Team as an Engineer!

Dive into a World of Innovation and Impact with Our Land Development and Municipal Engineering Team!

Are you passionate about making a tangible difference in the world? Do you thrive in environments where innovation and sustainability intersect? We are looking for an energetic and inventive Engineer to propel our team to new heights. This role is intended for someone who has obtained their designation as a Professional Engineer. You'll be surrounded by subject matter experts who are willing to support you and your ongoing professional development but also by engineering graduates and technologists who will look to you to provide them support and mentorship in their development.

We are interested in hearing your opinions and answering your questions as you advance your skills to obtain your career aspirations.

About WSP

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.

At WSP:
  • 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.

Why WSP?

You will be part of a collaborative team that is focused on work life balance with a flexible work policy. You'll have the opportunity for continual professional development through structured training and on the job learning. You'll have access to the latest software applications, technical manuals and equipment to be able to perform your work without limitations. You'll be able to participate with colleagues in monthly team building events and activities that are planned by the local social committee. You'll have direct access to an internal network of subject matter experts who are interested in supporting you, your career development and your projects. An Engineer proactively explores new avenues for business growth, cultivates outstanding client partnerships, and addresses proposals to create new projects for the team.

At WSP, we create inclusive work environments for everyone. We are committed to supporting a workplace where diversity is embraced and our people are respected, valued, accepted, and are encouraged to reach their full potential. Our employee resource groups (ERGs) help us celebrate diversity and build a culture of belonging. These groups include: Black Professional People Network; CIRCLE (Indigenous); VIBE (2SLGBTQIA+); Women of WSP; and the Developing Professionals Network.

WSP offers a hybrid environment that allows team members to work both from a newly renovated office and from home.
  • 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.

A day in the life:

An Engineer begins their week with a team huddle, discussing the week's objectives with other Engineers, Engineering Graduates, Technologists and Project Managers. They then dive into the technicalities, completing detailed design calculations and reports, reviewing intricate drawings and technical specifications for various municipal and land development projects. Collaboration is key, as they coordinate with multiple disciplines to ensure all aspects of the projects align. The work includes reviewing project plans and site conditions, ensuring compliance with zoning laws and applicable regulations and guidelines. You will collaborate with Architects, Contractors, and Clients to design infrastructure that supports community growth, such as subdivisions, site development, roads, water systems, and public spaces. The work is a balance between office-based design and on-site application, all contributing to the sustainable development of the community. Each project brings unique challenges and opportunities to innovate, making every day a dynamic experience in shaping the spaces where people live and work. An Engineer continuously supports the development and mentorship of young professionals.

In addition to these responsibilities, an Engineer is prepared to take on other duties as required, showcasing their versatility and commitment to the team. Their contributions are essential to the successful delivery of public and private sector projects, impacting communities by enhancing the efficiency and safety of land development and municipal engineering projects.

What you'll bring to WSP...
  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or an equivalent program;
  • A Masters degree would be considered an asset;
  • Registered as a P.Eng. in Ontario;
  • 3+ years of experience working as an engineer in land development and municipal engineering;
  • Design knowledge of roads and highways, site servicing including storm, sanitary and water, grading and drainage including stormwater management;
  • Industry knowledge to competently respond to proposal requests;
  • Working knowledge of the land development approvals process in Ontario;
  • Sound knowledge of engineering standards, principals, practices and techniques including reference guidelines and design manuals used in land development and municipal engineering projects;
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and a general understanding of the software design capabilities;
  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and technical specifications;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Ontario Provincial Standard Specifications (OPSS) and Ontario Provincial Standard Drawings (OPSD);
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal, including teamwork and interpersonal abilities;
  • Working experience with Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Familiarity with other software design and modelling tools would be an assest;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Project management experience is an asset;
  • A self-motivated individual looking for advancement opportunities;
  • Interest in mentoring engineering graduates and technologists;
  • Comfortable working independently in both an office and field environment; and a
  • Valid Ontario 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.

At WSP:

  • 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.

Industry

Engineering

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-14

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