Career Opportunities


Architects

Primary Location: Thornhill (Commerce Valley Dr)
Secondary Location:
eQuest Job Type: Permanent - FT
Reference #: 5703
# of openings: 3

Description

THORNHILL/GTA

WSP is one of the world's leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 34,000 experts work to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment.

In Canada, our 8000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re a Forbes Top Employer in Canada, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP, we’re proud, professional and passionate people. Join us.

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POSITION DESCRIPTION

WSP is currently seeking Architects to join our Rail & Transit department, located at offices within the Thornhill and/or GTA.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Schematic design;
  • Design development and management;
  • Completion of construction documents;
  • Construction administration and review to ensure adherence to contract documents;
  • Community and Stakeholder Engagement, Meetings and Presentations as required;
  • Budget management and value engineering as required;
  • Consultant coordination;
  • Owner and stakeholder reporting;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Member of the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA);
  • 10 Years’ experience;
  • Professional and educational experience related to design and construction of transit, commercial and municipal infrastructure, including but not limited to transit stations, parking structures, parking, track, signals, bridges, grade separations, tracks, underground tunnels and rehabilitation of transit facility building projects;
  • Demonstrated experience in design of buildings that are attractive, sustainable, durable, cost-effective, respect heritage, are integrated into their surroundings, and successfully meet users’ needs;
  • Professional experience related Advanced Public Private Partnerships (“P3”) and Alternative Finance and Procurement (“AFP”) models will be considered an asset;
  • Experience working with public sector agencies and institutions;
  • Demonstrated experience in project management.

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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).

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To learn more about our firm and the projects we have been involved in, please visit our World of Possibilities website listed below.

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.

 





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A written service agreement must first be established with WSP Human Resources department before any resumes will be accepted; all resumes must be sent directly to the Human Resources department for qualification and not directly to the hiring manager. WSP will not pay any fees for recruitment activities related to the hiring of a candidate if the recruitment process outlined above has not been followed.