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WSP Canada

Engineer, Bridges Nanaimo, BC 2022-08-23

Nanaimo, BC
Full Time
2 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


WSP's Bridge Group in British Columbia is involved in many high-profile transportation projects in the province. This is an exciting time to join a dynamic and growing team!

We are seeking a Bridge Engineer with experience in the design and delivery of transportation projects, including highway, transit, rail and pedestrian bridges, retaining walls, and unique structures. Duties include analysis, design, inspection, evaluation, cost estimating, tender document preparation and construction support.

Nanaimo offers excellent hiking, fishing, and mountain biking, and provides a great jumpstart for weekend surf trips to Tofino, while still being able to work on high profile transportation projects throughout BC and Yukon.

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:

Your primary responsibilities will include the conceptual, preliminary and detailed design of bridges, culverts, retaining walls, and other civil structures. You will be using state-of-the-art software tools to develop design, drawings and reports for transportation infrastructure in BC and around the world. Most days will be office-based but could also include bridge inspection or construction field review.

You will be working alongside a team of professionals with a diverse range of experience in a highly supportive environment. Collaboration and mentorship are the cornerstones of our approach and ensure that you are an important member of a rewarding and successful project.

We'd love to hear from you if you have ...

• An undergraduate degree in civil engineering with structural specialty from an accredited university;
• Experience in structural analysis and design of new and existing bridges;
• Existing or eligibility for P.Eng status with EGBC;
• Experience with structural analysis software used in bridge design such as CSIBridge, MIDAS, etc;
• Expertise in the planning, preliminary and detailed design, and construction of bridges of standard and complex geometry, and culverts;
• A thorough knowledge of current bridge design codes and standards (CSA:S6 in particular);
• Experience with inspection, assessment and rehabilitation of existing structures;
• Experience with field review and inspection during construction;
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills; and
• A team player attitude with a willingness to mentor and collaborate with team members.


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.

Nanaimo, BC

Intermediate (6 - 10 years)