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WSP Canada

Project Manager - Building Restoration

Posted 6 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP has an opportunity for a Project Manager, with technical experience in building envelope restoration design and construction oversight, to join our Building Sciences team, located at our Ottawa (2611 Queensview Drive) office. This position will include coordinating internal project teams, schedules, and project resources to provide technical building envelope restoration solutions. The successful candidate will be supported by and coordinate with a team of experienced building sciences specialists locally and nationally.

Relocation within Ontario to Ottawa can be provided for this role.

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:
  • Contribute to delivering industry-leading Building Science Restoration services, including evaluation, design and tender, and construction review and contract administration services for restoration of a variety of building envelope assemblies, including walls, windows, roofing, waterproofing, and concrete structures.
  • Complete site visits to evaluate existing building envelope system performance and identify repair solutions.
  • Complete site visits for construction projects to ensure technical repair solutions are implemented in accordance with the project documents. Effectively communicate and collaborate with Owners and Contractors to meet project goals.
  • Coach/train junior staff and ensure that appropriate data collection is completed in order to effectively communicate project progress and technical information to senior technical staff.
  • Prepare client proposals, investigation reports and construction documents for building envelope evaluation and/or restoration projects. Ensure that draft documents (reports, specifications, letters etc.) are prepared to the level expected by senior technical project staff prior to submitting for review.
  • Manage and contribute to the preparation of condominium Reserve Fund Studies, allowing owners to plan for the repair and renewal of major building systems.
  • Understand and manage client expectations and direct WSP performance to meet or exceed them.
  • Clarify roles and responsibilities of those on the project team and ensure expectations are understood. Manage project resources (including personnel) and establish task schedules/ deliverables to ensure deliverables are met.
  • Communicate effectively with the team and collaborate with senior technical resources from across the country to ensure quality of deliverables and best-in-class service.
  • Manage project budgets by clearly communicate production budget and schedule expectations; monitor and manage budget, multiplier and schedule to meet targets. Financial project management includes processing P.O.s and invoices and managing Accounts Receivable within targets.
  • Maintain a consistent project workload and contribute to winning work to achieve annual revenue targets.
  • Lead meetings with clients and stakeholders to receive feedback, discuss revisions and enhance the trust relationship.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in technical evaluation, design and construction review of building envelope restoration solutions;
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Building Science, Architectural Science, Diploma in Architectural / Engineering Technology or a construction-related discipline;
  • P.Eng. designation is an asset, but not a requirement;
  • Solid foundation and understanding of science behind building systems, particularly building envelope controls (air, water, vapour heat control) and in-depth knowledge of building materials and constructions processes for design and/or repairs building envelopes;
  • An excellent communicator, with strong verbal, written and presentation skills in the English language. French is an asset, but not a requirement;
  • Proven success managing building envelope restoration projects with strong organizational and team management skills;
  • A team player who thrives on working with other successful, energetic people;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Possess a valid G-class driver's license; and
  • Transfer or receipt of security clearance with PSPC will be required for successful applicants.

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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