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Senior Linear Engineer/Project Manager-Municipal Infrastructure

Reference #: 7798
City: Thornhill
Region: Ontario
Secondary Location:
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Business Line: Infrastructure



WSP is one of the world's leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 37,000 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 Senior Municipal Engineer/Project Manager to join our Linear Infrastructure department, located at our Thornhill office.  Reporting to the Manager of Linear Infrastructure this position will be responsible for managing the design and project management of multi-million dollar water/wastewater and other infrastructure construction projects, such as large diameter municipal water mains and sewers.

Your primary focus will be designing and project management of municipal water and wastewater infrastructure projects by open cut, trenchless technologies, and rehabilitation. Responsible for the design of new and/or reconstruction of linear water and wastewater projects as well as the preparation of construction specifications, servicing reports, cost estimates, work programs, project budgets, proposals and other administrative duties. 


  • Manage the design of public sector municipal servicing projects under the direction of one of our Principals;
  • Actively participate in the design and provide direction to the design team throughout the design process;
  • Liaise with the various municipal/utility/approval agencies;
  • Be responsible for project budgets, project schedules, and client communications;
  • Lead a multi-disciplinary project team to undertake major water/wastewater infrastructure projects;
  • Apply proven design experience including conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs;
  • Manage design and project execution for municipal infrastructure projects including: wastewater, water resources, design, engineer, sewers, water mains, water main, feedermains;
  • Mentor and coach a team of engineers and technologists;
  • Contribute to RFP, Bid and Proposal documents; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 15+ years of municipal infrastructure experience for Public Sector projects in Southern Ontario;
  • Professional Engineer designation in Ontario;
  • PMP Certification;
  • Project Management experience on municipal water and sewer projects;
  • Knowledge and experience with Trenchless Technologies, including tunnel methodologies and pipeline rehabilitation;
  • Familiarity with planning/approval process;
  • Knowledge and application of Ontario Environmental standards and guidelines;
  • Experience with road and intersection design would be considered beneficial; and
  • Familiarity with local planning/approval processes.

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.

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