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WSP Canada

Project Manager

Location
Toronto, ON
Details
Full Time
3 days ago
The opportunity

A day in the life:
  • Project management of Civil Engineering projects, specifically Water and Wastewater Projects and Programs; primarily in Linear Infrastructure.
  • Some of our typical projects include Trunk Sewers, Forcemains, Trunk Watermains and Pumping Stations.
  • Some of our typical programs involve Basement Flooding Mitigation, watermain replacement and pipeline rehabilitation.
  • Technical project management, including but not limited to tracking project schedule, working with the broader WSP team to ensure delivery of projects, liason with clients and project stakeholders, managing project risks, invoicing and reviewing project financial performance
  • Prepare and review technical specifications and design drawings
  • Project coordination with multiple internal and external stakeholders, clients, and contractors
  • Securing permits and approvals from external authorities as required
  • Chair design review meetings, identify and resolve project issues, and act as a point of contact for site staff by leading and resolving construction related issues
  • Ensure that project activities are conducted in accordance with WSP's Quality Management System
  • Mentoring junior project management and technical staff

What you'll bring to WSP ...
  • A university degree or in engineering OR an engineering technician College degree
  • Ontario Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation preferred
  • A PMP designation would be an asset
  • Greater than seven years of experience representing owners/consultants/contractors to multiple stakeholders in the delivery of a variety of water and wastewater infrastructure assets (storm, sewer, watermain, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of the concept to completion process for municipal/provincial clients including Municipal Standards, Conservation Authority Regulations, typical construction specifications and MECP Guidelines
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in word processing (Word), spreadsheet (Excel) software applications and MS Project. Understanding of Modelling software, CADD systems (including Civil 3d and/or Microstation) or GIS applications could be an asset.
  • Must be willing to assist on Business development activities including client events, marketing and proposals.
  • Self-motivation, initiative, and an eagerness to learn and contribute to meeting project deliverables.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Understanding of Project Financial performance
  • Exceptional detail orientation, organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize competing tasks to meet tight deadlines and client expectations

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.
Category
Management and Executive