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Lead Wayfinding and Signage Consultant

Primary Location: Thornhill (Commerce Valley Dr)
Secondary Location:
eQuest Job Type: Permanent - FT
Reference #: 5705
# of openings: 1

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 a Lead Wayfinding and Signage Consultant to join our Rail and Transit department located at a GTA office. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Signage Design Development and Management
  • Completion of Signage Construction Documents
  • Construction administration and review to ensure adherence to contract documents.
  • Community and Stakeholder Engagement, Meetings and Presentations if Required
  • Consultant Coordination
  • Owner and Stakeholder Reporting
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Accredited Graphic Design Degree Program or Industrial Design Program, member of GDC (Graphic Design of Canada) or member of RGD (Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario);
  • 15 years’ experience;
  • Experience in a significant role in developing a visual identity and wayfinding standards for a major public transit project;
  • Experience in a significant role on a project that involved developing graphic content for online mapping and wayfinding tools;
  • Experience in the planning, design and construction of signage/ systems associated with transit facilities with working knowledge of, but not limited to:
  • Wayfinding and signage system development;
  • Graphic and information design layout and placement;
  • Technical engineering for signage systems as per industry standards and production-ready specifications and preparation of tender documents.
  • Industry standards and production-ready specifications and preparation of tender documents.

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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.