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LEED Project Manager, Sustainability & Energy

Reference #: 10391
City: Toronto
Region: Ontario
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Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Business Line: Buildings



In Canada, more than 8,000 of our people foster innovation every day because we know that our future world will be vastly different from today. Our reach includes 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. Through our Future Ready initiative, we bring clarity and vision to some of Canada's most complex challenges and opportunities.

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 Corporate Knights' Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned ReNew Canada's Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects. In 2018, LinkedIn ranked us number 7 on their Top Companies list.

At WSP, we see the future more clearly and design for it today - we put innovation, and the highest ethical standards and professionalism at the centre of all we do. Find out what we have to offer.


WSP is currently seeking a Project Manager to join our Sustainability & Energy team in Toronto.

WSP's Sustainability & Energy team are widely recognized as pioneers in the Sustainability & Energy market. You will be joining an incredible 'think-tank', consisting of extremely bright, innovative, solution-driven professionals.

Reporting to the Director of Sustainability & Energy, this role is responsible for managing building sustainability projects on new or existing buildings. The projects will range in type, size and complexity, and the successful candidate will be responsible for managing project teams to achieve project objectives, timelines and financial expectations.

The ideal candidate will have sound knowledge and proven experience with green building certifications (such as LEED, Green Globes, BOMA BEST, WELL). This is a customer facing role that requires collaboration with both internal and external resources to deliver project expectations, in addition to developing and maintaining client relationships. This position involves working with building owners and operators, engineers, architects, contractors and technical support staff.


  • Delivery of best in class sustainability and high performance building services;
  • Manage multiple projects to deliver a quality service on time and on budget;
  • Interact with client staff, client principals, architects, engineers, contractors, industry representatives and construction trades;
  • Facilitate green building certification projects (LEED, Green Globes, BOMA BEST, WELL);
  • Facilitate, participate in and promote an integrated design process;
  • Manage the delivery of analysis services required for sustainability projects (energy modelling, daylighting analysis, etc.);
  • Provide technical support and guidance on sustainability related concepts, strategies, design and operations, such as site related issues, stormwater management, rainwater/greywater harvesting, water use reduction, envelope thermal performance, high efficiency building systems, renewable energy systems, waste management, material selection, thermal comfort, ventilation and indoor air quality, daylighting, health and wellness, etc.;
  • Contribute to proposal development and various client management activities;
  • Contribute to the knowledge and professional development of employees in the group, providing mentorship as required;
  • Other duties as assigned/required.


  • University degree in a related discipline;
  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience;
  • Proven experience (minimum 3 years) in providing sustainability consulting/green building certification (LEED, Green Globes, BOMA BEST, WELL) services;
  • LEED AP credential (BD+C, ID+C or O+M specialty an asset);
  • WELL AP and Passive House credentials are assets;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/work successfully with small teams and to maintain client relationships;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing projects, clients, service delivery, timelines and budgets;
  • Experience in fee pricing and proposal writing of sustainability and green building certification (LEED, Green Globes, BOMA BEST, WELL) services;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Exceptional problem solving, time management and decision-making skills;
  • Self-directed and self-motivated with the ability to success in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment;
  • Desire to learn continuously, work more effectively, and enhance technical and professional skills;
  • Ability and desire to mentor and teach other team members;
  • Punctual, reliable, detail oriented, task oriented, and organized.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon 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 those taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only those selected will be contacted.

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