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WSP Canada

Water Resources Engineer

Posted 3 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

As part of the WSP, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates. We're looking for an Experienced Water Resources Engineer to join our Southern Ontario Mine Water Team, located in our Mississauga, ON office. You will provide guidance to junior consultants and support senior consultants to water-related technical solutions and designs and contribute to multi-disciplinary projects both locally, regionally, and internationally.

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:
  • You'll work with interdisciplinary project teams that offer highly complex work, a chance to challenge yourself and what you've learned so far and an opportunity push your skills to the next level with some of the best in the industry;
  • You'll work with senior engineers to provide technical services related to mine water resources engineering;
  • You use your knowledge and contribute to the following: hydrologic assessments, water balances, dam breach analysis, flood mitigation, river engineering, hydraulic infrastructure analysis, options assessments, hydraulic and streamflow evaluations, and design of water diversions and control structures;
  • You will provide technical solutions and designs, manage projects and teams, mentor and contribute to knowledge sharing and will contribute to multi-disciplinary projects both locally, regionally and internationally;
  • You will help lead multi-disciplinary teams that collaborate across Canada and globally;
  • You will enjoy substantial opportunities for technical development and career growth, a flexible work schedule, and committed senior mentorship.

If it involves water, you will be part of it!

Please note: A reduced work week may be considered for this position if this better suits the balance you're seeking in your life!

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent education) in Civil or Environmental Engineering is required;
  • This role requires a candidate with 5 or more years of demonstrated experience in water resources consulting projects;
  • Valid professional designation in ON, or actively pursuing designation;
  • An unrestricted full Class G Driver's License (or equivalent) that is valid in the province of Ontario, a clean Driver's Abstract and access to a vehicle;
  • Proficiency with the MS Office suite of products;
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills;
  • Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic modelling (HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, PCSWMM);
  • Experience with hydraulic structure design - channels, culverts, weirs and spillways;
  • Experience using AutoCAD and GIS mapping software;
  • Experience preparing water balances; GoldSim experience is an asset;
  • Experience conducting stream flow monitoring / installation programs is an asset;
  • Knowledge of mine water management is an asset;
  • Fluency in other languages, such as French and Spanish, is an asset;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • You have a strong ability to learn new systems and skills independently;
  • You want to experience what it's like to work for the leading environmental consulting firm globally and be part of a growing and thriving team!

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 2024-07-14

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