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Engineer, Water
Business Line Infrastructure
ID # 11488
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  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 among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, 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 value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable




WSP is currently seeking a motivated Intermediate Engineer to join their Water and Wastewater, Infrastructure group, located at our North Vancouver or Kelowna office (based on candidate preference).  Reporting to a Senior Project Manager, Water and Wastewater this position will be responsible working collaboratively to deliver multi-disciplinary municipal water and wastewater treatment engineering projects across Western Canada. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to bring innovative solutions to a broad range assignments, gain client and industry exposure, and participate in and lead high performing multi-disciplinary teams.


  • Work well in a team environment to develop innovative design and planning solutions and manage interactions with other team members;

  • Work effectively with, and coordinate the efforts of, multi-disciplinary engineering team members including civil, process, mechanical, electrical, climate adaptation and structural disciplines;

  • Provide technical design and planning for civil infrastructure at and around water and wastewater facilities;

  • Prepare analyses, reports, designs, drawings, specifications, cost estimates, presentations, and reports as required;

  • Develop and strengthen existing skills and deliver engineering projects in accordance with client requirements and in line with company and industry best practice;

  • Construction management, contract administration, and field reviews for projects under construction;

  • Support project managers as a project coordinator, including attending meetings, completing records of discussions, risk logs, decision logs, earned value analyses and project status reports;

  • Monitor and maintain performance within programs and expenditures within budgets for all projects;

  • Assist with proposal writing and client development;

  • Through working as a member of the engineering team, promote the negotiation of work with clients as a consultant of choice;

  • Develop and maintain a network of technical/professional support within WSP and the industry; and

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree from an accredited University specializing in civil engineering.Experience in water and wastewater infrastructure is preferred;

  • Registration in good standing as a P.Eng. in British Columbia, or eligibility to be registered;

  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience in municipal engineering;

  • High level of initiative, motivation, drive, energy and enthusiasm to get the job done;

  • Ability to work effectively and competently with people at all levels in the organisation; is a great team member;

  • Ability to work under supervision; effective time management and strong organisational skills;

  • Innovation and willingness to explore new technologies for water and wastewater systems;

  • Ability to work with Project Managers and Technical staff located in offices across WSP;

  • Contribute to maintaining a sustainable and positive work environment;

  • Computer literate; proficient in Microsoft Office applications;

  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail;

  • High ethical standards in parallel with WSP Corporate Policy, Vision, Mission and Values; and

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



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 does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

WSP Canada Inc.


North Vancouver, BC

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