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WSP Canada

Project Manager - Building Sciences

Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking intermediate/experienced engineers to join our GTA Building Sciences team; the position can be located in either our Thornhill or Toronto office. Reporting to the GTA Building Sciences Director, this position will be responsible for contributing to Building Sciences specialty consulting services.

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:
  • Oversee construction projects and deliver cutting-edge building science services, including restoration engineering and building envelope design and renewal
  • Expect to become a trusted partner to Canada's leading asset managers who are investing in the development and improvement of billion-dollar national building portfolios
  • Be involved with other WSP teams, particularly those providing Property Condition Assessments, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering services
  • Make project decisions that comply with WSP principles
  • Apply Triple Bottom Line (financial, social and environmental) thinking to each client project
  • You will always ensure health and safety policies are followed at all sites and take WSP's Life Saving rules to heart
  • 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
  • Conduct building component evaluations to determine design and repair options and periodic field reviews during projects, where appropriate
  • Prepare client proposals, investigation reports and construction documents
  • Provide technical advice to clients and direct project teams (consultants and contractors)
  • Manage the contract administration and quality of restoration projects at the construction stage
  • Evaluate contractor performance to ensure project deliverables and quality standards are achieved
  • Keep the client informed of site issues impacting project quality and resolve issues as required
  • Conduct project team start-up meetings, delegate responsibilities, and identify any gaps in resources or training that need to be filled
  • Keep Project Director informed of project status and the issues that impact quality and client relations: schedule, technical, budget, team, performance, peer review, etc.
  • Review and sign deliverables or documents, as necessary, in accordance with the signing authority

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, building science, architectural science, diploma in architectural / engineering technology or a construction-related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in building sciences, engineering or architecture
  • P.Eng. designation is an asset but not a requirement
  • Proven success managing restoration and construction projects involving large commercial, institutional and/or residential buildings
  • In-depth knowledge of building materials and construction processes for design and/or repairs of roofs and/or building envelopes
  • Ability to quickly identify and understand project issues and opportunities
  • A team player who thrives on working with other successful, energetic people
  • An excellent communicator, with strong verbal, written and presentation skills

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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