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WSP Canada

Design Engineer/Technologist, Transportation Highways & Roads Engineering Vancouver, BC 2022-10-23

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 9,800+ 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 are 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

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 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.

#WeAre WSP

A day in the life:

•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 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/structural engineering from an accredited university; Registered as P.Eng. and/or AScT in BC.
•Post-graduate degree would be an asset;
•Professional Engineer or Sr. Design Technologist with 7+ years of demonstrated experience in the area of 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 and 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; and
•Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a strong desire to succeed; and
•Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

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.

Vancouver, BC

Intermediate (6 - 10 years)

Langley, British Columbia, Canada/, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada/
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