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WSP Canada

Design Engineer or Technologist, Highways & Roads Engineering

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking a Roadway Design Engineer or Roadway Design Technologist to join our Transportation Highways and Roads Engineering department, located at our Vancouver or Langley Office. Reporting to the Manager, Transportation Engineering, this position will be working with an accomplished and diverse team of designers and draftspersons in a challenging role that offers mentorship and growth opportunities.

Why choose WSP?
  • 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.


What you can expect to do here:
  • Lead design teams to deliver a range of transportation projects;
  • Coordinate and direct discipline members and sub-consultants; liaise with clients and agencies;
  • Preliminary and detailed design of urban & rural roads, highways, freeways, and other transportation projects;
  • Preparation and Writing Request for Proposal (RFP) responses
  • Preparation and Review of Design Drawings;
  • Cost estimating and contract specifications; and
  • Report preparation.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering + and registered as P.Eng. in BC; OR diploma in Civil Engineering Technology + registered as AScT in BC;
  • 7+ years of demonstrated experience in the area of highway/roads design (AutoCAD and Civil 3D) and transportation engineering;
  • Experience with rural & urban roadway design and inter-disciplinary coordination related to roadway and highway projects;
  • Familiarity with Provincial and Municipal market conditions, public/private sector client base;
  • Understanding of traffic & highway design engineering principles;
  • Ability to lead and mentor other engineers / technicians;
  • Able to multi-task and meet various project timelines;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with excellent teamwork skills;
  • Good understanding of QA / QC as well as OH&S practices / requirements;
  • Good working knowledge of TAC and BC Supplement to TAC design standards;
  • Alternative Delivery (DB, P3, etc.) projects experience is an asset;
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a strong desire to succeed; and
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.


Expected Salary (all locations): $72,600 - $123,400

WSP Canada is 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.