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Mechanical Plumbing Designer

Reference #: 7739
City: Vancouver
Region: British Columbia
Secondary Location:
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Business Line: Buildings



WSP is one of the world's leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 42,000 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.


WSP is currently seeking a Mechanical Designer to join our Buildings Team, located at our Vancouver, BC office. This position will be responsible for plumbing design for buildings projects.


  • Providing design, calculations, and technical support for the layout and specification of plumbing systems for building projects
  • Drafting of plumbing systems in 2D and 3D environments
  • On site mechanical investigations, audits, and reviews as required
  • Writing technical and field investigation reports
  • Other duties as assigned/required.


  • Diploma from a Technical University or College in Mechanical Technology
  • 5+ years of relevant design experience in plumbing systems design
  • Proven expertise using AutoCAD 2010 and knowledge of 3D design/drafting
  • Self-motivated with strong verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively when managing multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Reputation for meeting or exceeding expectations
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office
  • A "can do" attitude, able to work in a team environment
  • Experience with REVIT would be considered an asset

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).

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

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.

Company: WSP Canada Inc.


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