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WSP Canada

Senior Process Engineer, W&WW

Posted 7 days ago

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Job Description

WSP is actively seeking an accomplished Senior Project Engineer to join our dynamic Water and Wastewater Infrastructure group in Vancouver, with the added benefit of flexible work locations. Reporting directly to the Director, the chosen candidate will assume a leadership role in a diverse array of substantial infrastructure endeavors. These encompass high-impact projects involving large-diameter pipelines, pump stations, treatment plants, and an array of innovative initiatives within water, wastewater, and stormwater management.

Are you a seasoned professional in search of a stimulating opportunity that empowers you to bring your wealth of experience to the forefront of pivotal undertakings? If so, we're excited to connect with you! At WSP, our work culture embodies a harmonious blend of professional commitment and personal well-being. Our \"work hard, have fun\" ethos resonates throughout, fostering an environment where team members are esteemed as vital components of our extended family. Allow us to elevate your career trajectory through unparalleled avenues for growth and progression, all within an atmosphere that exudes positivity and a relentless pursuit of excellence.

  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer
  • Enhance 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 yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a 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

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


A day in the life:
  • Undertake a wide variety of engineering assignments related to water and wastewater projects, including pipelines, reservoirs, pump stations, flood protection works, and treatment plants
  • Have a solid technical background and ready to start managing projects and clients
  • Communicate with the team and with clients 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
  • Other duties as assigned

What you'll bring to WSP ...

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a related field. A Master's degree may be preferred or considered a plus.

  • Typically, 8+ years of relevant experience in water and wastewater engineering projects.
  • Extensive experience in the design, analysis, and management of complex water and wastewater infrastructure projects.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and delivering significant water and wastewater projects from concept to completion.
  • In-depth knowledge of water treatment, wastewater treatment, pipeline design, pump stations, and related systems.
  • Experience with regulatory compliance and permitting processes

Technical Skills
  • Expertise in hydraulic and hydrologic modeling for water and wastewater systems.
  • Comprehensive understanding of water quality parameters, treatment processes, and/or distribution/conveyance systems.
  • Strong familiarity with wastewater collection systems, stormwater management, and related infrastructure
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with team members, clients, and stakeholders.
  • Ability to produce detailed engineering reports, proposals, and project documentation.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with team members, clients, and stakeholders.
  • Ability to produce detailed engineering reports, proposals, and project documentation.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and guide junior engineers and project teams.
  • Proven history of fostering a collaborative team environment and facilitating knowledge sharing.

Expected Salary (all locations): 119,200 - 202,700

WSPCanadais providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it will pay for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to the specific geographic location.
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ 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.


  • 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

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

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.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-08

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