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Project Engineer - Intermediate, Conveyance Infrastructure

Reference #: 8090
City: North Vancouver
Region: British Columbia
Secondary Location:
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Business Line: Opus

Description

NORTH VANCOUVER

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. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

WSP is currently seeking a Project Engineer – Intermediate, Conveyance to expand our Infrastructure group in our North Vancouver office. Reporting to the Manager, Infrastructure, the successful candidate will be involved in supplementing the large-diameter pipeline and large-pump station teams working on water, wastewater, and stormwater projects.

Are you looking for an opportunity where you can bring creative solutions to important projects as part of a friendly and vibrant team, work in an office with the most beautiful views of the Burrard Inlet and North Shore Mountains and not have to fight the crazy downtown traffic each morning as you trek into the office? Then we want to hear from you! Our WSP work culture offers work-life balance, a work hard-have fun motto, and an environment where employees are considered members of our family. Throughout the year we host multiple events for our employees and their families, from outdoor recreation activities like snowboarding, skiing, mountain biking and cycling. Let us help you take your work experience placement to a new level with professional challenges and opportunity for growth in a wonderful atmosphere.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Undertake a variety of engineering assignments related to conveyance projects, including pipelines, reservoirs and pump stations;
  • Be accountable for delivering assignments within the allotted time and budgets;
  • Communicate with project managers on assignment status and identify issues early;
  • Take initiative in business development, your own personal growth, and improving project delivery;
  • Provide mentorship to junior staff (engineers, technologists, drafting);
  • Adhere to WSP’s quality, project management, and health & safety policies;
  • Undertake or direct project control systems on larger projects;
  • Develop project management skills; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Engineering degree in civil or mechanical engineering from an accredited institution;
  • Professional Engineer registered with EGBC (or eligible to transfer registration to EGBC);
  • Passionate about working in the water-related engineering environment
  • Technical skills include the following:
    • Planning and designing large diameter welded steel water pipelines, valve chambers and other appurtenances.
    • Planning and designing large diameter gravity trunk mains
    • Design of pump stations, including large pump stations greater than 250 L/s
    • Hydraulic analysis
    • Developing specifications and cost estimates
    • 3-D CAD abilities will be considered an asset
    • Experience of working on Metro Vancouver projects will be considered an asset
    • Certifications in Envision or other sustainability-related organisation
  • Proven written skills demonstrated through reports, letters, memoranda, and proposals
  • Proven verbal communication skills and can articulate engineering concepts
  • Proven development of project management skills and a demonstrated understanding of the consulting engineering business
  • Ability to work under supervision as well as autonomously when required; possess effective time management and strong organisational skills;
  • High ethical standards in parallel with WSP’ corporate policy and identifies with WSP’s Vision, Mission and Values;
  • Valid driver’s license and preferably have a vehicle for business use
  • Community-minded and contributes to society – either within or outside of the engineering profession.

 

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.

WSP Canada Inc.

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