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WSP Canada

Project Manager, Hydro & Dams

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

If you're looking to join a world-class team in the renewable energy industry, while being part of a team firmly rooted in its community, join WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and consulting firms. The company's expertise ranges from conceptual and feasibility studies to full detailed engineering and performance monitoring, right through to closure and decommissioning.

WSP Canada is currently seeking to add a Project Manager to its Hydropower & Dams team, within the Power Canada division. Energy Canada, a team of over 300 passionate and talented people across Canada, is committed to helping clients meet the growing demand for green energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

As a Project Manager within the team, you will work closely with the hydropower and dams design teams and our market managers to lead and manage projects and business opportunities with our various clients. Under the supervision of the Project Management Discipline Leader, the successful candidate will ideally be based in one or other of our offices in Quebec or Ontario.

Our Power Canada division supports our clients from coast to coast. Over the decades, we have developed a wide range of services, including technical study preparation in niche areas, project management, detailed design and site services. Our expertise is recognized throughout the market for both development and rehabilitation projects. Our experts work together to provide our clients services that live up to our vision of meeting the highest industry standards and innovating to exceed them.

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:
  • Manage multidisciplinary projects in hydroelectricity and dams;
  • Research, develop and maintain client relations;
  • Evaluate project performance using appropriate tools and techniques, including the earned value method;
  • Use and develop leadership skills on an ongoing basis;
  • Attend conferences and training courses to maintain and develop new skills;
  • Occasional travel for project meetings, site assessments, training and other purposes;
  • Support project management processes, including opening, closing and quality assurance processes;
  • Track change requests to ensure regular follow-up;
  • Other duties as assigned/required, in project management and control, costs and schedules.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or other relevant field;
  • Senior level experience in the hydropower and dams market;
  • Member in good standing of the Professional Engineer of Ontario or be able to become one.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work;
  • Ability to meet deadlines, execute and manage multiple tasks;
  • Knowledge of planning software (MS Project or Primavera P6) considered an asset;
  • MBA or PMP certification considered an asset; and
  • Proactive approach to problem solving with good decision-making skills.

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 2024-07-20

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