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WSP Canada

Senior Transportation Design Engineer

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is seeking a Senior Transportation Design Engineer to join our Transportation Planning team in Ontario. This role consists of working with multi-discipline project teams, managing our CAD staff, and providing technical and engineering design support for various unique projects locally and across the province.

You will be part of a global technical community of planners, engineers, drafting and design practitioners who collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership. We're a collaborative team with a flexible approach, offering various projects and cross-functional opportunities to work together.

You will be part of a highly successful team with a wide range of high-profile projects for municipal government and private developers.

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:
  • Preparing and contributing to transportation studies for provincial and municipal roads, transit planning studies, conceptual plans, functional and or conceptual design, as well as functional and preliminary design activities.
  • Liaising with clients, project team members, technical agencies, and road authorities regarding project requirements in developing creative and effective solutions.
  • Lead the delivery of Transportation Design projects, including Municipal, Transit, and Private Development projects.
  • Collaborating with a team of transportation/traffic engineers, planners, and designers within the Transportation Planning team, as well as other technical disciplines, in developing and implementing multi-modal planning and design solutions.
  • Overseeing and conducting site plan reviews for several projects ranging from small to large developments to ensure each site functions well based on municipal design standards, including parking and loading.
  • Lead the delivery of construction and traffic management plans for land development projects following Ontario Traffic Management books (OTM), Transportation Association of Canada (TAC), and municipal design standards.
  • Experience in designing parking lots, including surface lots and parking garages (i.e., layout of drive aisle and parking spaces).
  • Responsible for quality assurance and control with adherence to TAC Geometric Design Standards, MTO design requirements, municipal transportation engineering standards, and best practices.
  • Supervise, train, and mentor junior and intermediate employees.
  • Continuous knowledge sharing, training, and mentoring to develop your skills and career.
  • Participating in business development initiatives, including conducting research, preparing input for proposals, and coordinating input from the multi-disciplinary team; and
  • Other duties as assigned/required.
What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Minimum Undergraduate Degree in Engineering;
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Ontario (PEO);
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive Transportation design related experience;
  • Strong communication skills (writing and presentations);
  • Leadership and coordination abilities working within a team environment;
  • Proficient in using AutoCAD and AutoTURN (Microstation experience is an asset);
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project);
  • Experience with presentation and graphics-related programs, such as InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Bluebeam, will make you stand out among your peers; and
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and independently.

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 2024-07-18

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