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WSP Canada

Senior Environmental Engineer

Port Hope, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
The Opportunity:

You'll be part of a growing team, using your skills as an Engineer to address environmental and contaminated lands issues and grow the business for WSP nuclear clients. With extensive work with Canadian and international clients working in the nuclear field (e.g., Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Ontario Power Generation) and you will support business development, investigations, remediations and other assessments.
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:
  • You demonstrate a "Safety-First" focus and act as a positive role model to your colleagues when you:
    • adhere to site-specific health and safety plans to mitigate or eliminate risks to you, WSP's clients, employees, and the public;
    • identify and report potential and existing site hazards, near loss incidents and loss incidents.
  • You will work with, and lead, a team of staff conducting a range of investigation and/or remediation works related to nuclear or conventional contaminants. This may include:
    • Supporting/managing the remediation verification program at Port Hope and acting as the qualified person for this work;
    • Supporting/managing subsurface and other investigations at Port Hope, Chalk River and Whiteshell and acting as a qualified person for this work;
    • Providing support to geotechnical and construction services staff as they conduct works on nuclear facilities and require environmental input;
    • Managing other projects (or coordinating other disciplines) related to the nuclear industry such as research assignments, risk assessments, groundwater evaluations, or permitting requirements.
    • Managing other contaminated lands projects that may include solely conventional contaminants or that may be for non-nuclear clients. This may include Phase 1 ESAs, Phase 2 ESA, remediation, excess soil management and risk assessments.
  • Liaising with clients to scope potential works, resolve issues and promote WSP's services. Liaising with internal service providers to grow WSP's services and ensure clients' needs are met.
  • In keeping with our culture of technical excellence, we expect that you maintain excellent field notes, and that you perform and record work tasks as requested efficiently and accurately while adhering to current industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • The current job position is located in the Whitby or Port Hope office, with a hybrid schedule.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Have a professional certification (P.Eng., P.Geo);
  • Have 10 years or more of relevant working experience in the field of environmental site assessment (Phase I ESA, Phase II ESA, O.Reg. 153/04), with working knowledge of relevant regulations (O.Reg. 153/04, O.Reg. 406/19);
  • Have experience related to radiological contaminants, dose assessment, radiation protection processes and/or associated instrumentation. In particular, CNL and/or PHAI related experience or training is valued.
  • Have prior field experience with soil sampling, remediation projects and working with subcontractors;
  • Have excellent communication skills (verbal, written), strong attention to detail and a passion for health and safety;
  • Have a valid driver's license, and access to a vehicle for light duty projects within the area (reimbursable)