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Project Manager, Materials Inspection & Testing
Business Line Environment
ID # 12415
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




Overview of the opportunity

WSP is currently seeking a Project Manager to join our Geotechnical Materials Inspection and Testing team Key activities will be to oversee project technical staff, meet client expectations, prepare bids/proposals/reports, and engage in effective business development practices to support and grow the business.

Why should you choose WSP?

  • A Canadian success story - a company that grew from humble roots in Quebec to a global, multinational powerhouse with over 48,000 employees worldwide;
  • Impact the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada;
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than we were yesterday, for our employees, future employees, and our fellow Canadians, we're open to your ideas and trying new things that will challenge the status quo and raise the bar higher;
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a forward-thinking workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.


What you can expect to do here:

  • You will prepare bids, proposals, and reports for a variety of geotechnical materials and inspection projects;
  • You will develop solid business relations with both external and internal clients and promote the growth of the business line;
  • You will be responsible for managing scope, schedule, budget and client relationships;
  • You will troubleshoot technical issues for field staff
  • You will coordinate staff on a project basis;
  • You will optimize work tasks of project team and prepare technical reports;
  • You will promote positive and effective health and safety practices and ensure that standards and requirements are being met;
  • You will review, communicate, and manage project health and safety plan so that project personnel, client and subcontractors are aware of risks and hazards, and accidents are prevented;
  • You may perform additional responsibilities as needed to ensure effective client relations;
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you'll bring to WSP:

  • You'll bring a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related discipline
  • You might bring your registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario;
  • Your intermediate level of experience in the consulting industry and managing projects dealing directly with clients (may include some post-graduate studies);
  • You are able to manage the risk of damages or deformation likely to be caused by the construction;
  • You have experience preparing proposals and bids to general contractors/other engineering firms;
  • You are familiar with risk management principles;
  • You have demonstrated experience with a variety of clients including Municipal, Government Agencies, Private Developers and;
  • Your Ability to be innovative and solve problems, while mitigating risk;
  • You have strong time and people management skills;
  • You are committed to superb client service and process improvement;
  • Your eagerness and flexibility to work on a wide variety of activities at all levels as requested;
  • Your willingness to travel and spend time on project sites during critical stages;
  • You have excellent written and verbal English communication.




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.


Cambridge, ON

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