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Project Engineer, Municipal Infrastructure

Reference #: 10239
City: Kitchener
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 48,000 experts work to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment.

In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation 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 our team.

 


 


Description

KITCHENER

 

WSP is currently hiring for a Project Engineer to join our Municipal Engineering group, located at our Kitchener office.  Reporting to the Manager this position will be responsible for managing the design and project management of a variety of municipal infrastructure projects, such as site developments and road reconstructions, of various sizes and in many locations.
 

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

We are looking for someone with a strong technical background who can lead a team from start to finish on a variety of different projects. Must be able to work within a provided budget and schedule to make the overall project a success. This position offers the opportunity to work on an array of project types in many locations in Ontario, so flexibility, willingness to learn and the ability to travel will all be required for this position.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the design of public and private sector municipal servicing projects under the direction of the Manager of this position;
  • Actively participate in the design and provide direction tothe 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 infrastructure projects;
  • Apply proven design experience including conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs;
  • Manage design and project execution for municipal infrastructure projects including: site developments, water resources, sewers, water mains, road design;
  • Mentor and coach a team of engineers and technologists;
  • Contribute to RFP, Bid and Proposal documents; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 10+ years of municipal infrastructure experience for Public and Private Sector projects in Southern Ontario;
  • Professional Engineer designation in Ontario;
  • Knowledge and application of Ontario Environmental standards and guidelines;
  • Experience with sewer, watermain, and road design;
  • Familiarity with local planning/approval processes;
  • Valid G Driver’s license;
  • Experience working with the various Region of Waterloo municipalities an asset;
  • Project Management experience on municipal and/or private sector projects an asset; and
  • Knowledge and experience with Trenchless Technologies an asset.

 

 

 

WSP Canada Inc.

 

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).

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.

 

Kitchener, ON





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