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WSP Canada

Project Manager - Building Sciences (Restoration)M&E

Toronto, ON
Full Time
3 days ago
The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking intermediate/experienced mechanical and/or electrical focused 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 associated with managing mechanical and electrical projects.
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.

#WeAre WSP

What you can expect to do here:
  • Oversee construction projects and deliver cutting-edge building science services, including mechanical and electrical building system upgrades, targeting decarbonization and electrification upgrades
  • 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, Building Envelope, Energy, and Structural 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
  • 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 and commissioning 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
  • Clearly communicate production budget and schedule expectations
  • Monitor and manage budget, multiplier and schedule to meet targets
  • Provide feedback on your experiences that could improve WSP's performance, processes and tools
  • Make contributions to company knowledge management and practice systems
  • Provide technical support to project team members and help others with learning in your knowledge area
  • Share information about clients, contractors and competition
  • Understand client needs, and clearly convert project purpose into deliverables, required tasks and schedule
  • Periodically touch base with clients and identify new proposals and/or service delivery opportunities
  • Prepare proposals as required and follow up with clients to answer questions
  • Report perceived new market needs to appropriate Business Manager
  • Contribute to the firm's reputation in the market and maintain client base
  • Manage the project team to match tasks to strengths and career development plans
  • Provide feedback to Team Managers and Regional Directors about staff performance
  • Integrate, coach and develop employees through daily project work

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical, electrical or systems engineering, diploma in engineering technology or a construction-related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in construction, engineering, building sciences, or architecture
  • P.Eng. designation is an asset but not a requirement
  • AutoCAD drafting capabilities are an asset but not a requirement
  • Proven success managing restoration, construction and commissioning projects involving large commercial, institutional and/or residential buildings
  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical (heating and cooling systems design), electrical, and plumbing building components and construction processes
  • 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

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.
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