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WSP Canada

Environmental Engineer / Scientist

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
The Opportunity:

You are looking to join a vibrant and busy team based in BC. You have a few years of progressive experience primarily in contaminated sites investigation and remediation, combined with some project management experience, but you also thrive on stretching your technical skills and working on multi-disciplinary projects. You enjoy being part of a close-knit team, and appreciate the benefits that a large organisation can bring, including career progression, access to vast technical expertise, being able to participate in employee resource groups, and more.

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.


A day in the life:
  • You are a champion for Health & Safety - this is always your top priority, as it is ours
  • You will be planning and executing site investigations and remediation programs at contaminated sites in BC, but supporting clients in a wide range of sectors including mining, oil and gas, transportation, ports & harbours and government agencies
  • You will be working closely with your colleagues in the BC office and beyond on multi-disciplinary projects providing input to engineering specifications and drawings
  • You have diverse fieldwork capabilities and knowledge but are equally comfortable with office tasks based on your experience level
  • You are familiar with Provincial and Federal contaminated sites criteria, and while you do not know everything yet, you are willing to share what you do know, and to learn from others
  • When you get back from the field, you will be involved in data management, interpretation and reporting, providing input into high-quality project deliverables
  • You will be supported in your career by a caring team, and you will appreciate having a mentor assigned to you who is a steady asset for your career development that is fully committed to providing sage career advice and guidance on a regular basis

What you'll bring to WSP ...
  • You are a team player with a can-do attitude!
  • You have more than 5 years or more experience in Environmental Consulting
  • You have an appropriate professional designation in Engineering, Geoscience, Biology, or similar or are on track to obtain one
  • Prior experience with contaminated sites and/or mine closure is highly desired
  • You have a clean Driver's Abstract, and are willing to travel
  • You know your way around the MS Office suite of products and are keen to grow your skills in new areas like Power BI
  • You want to experience what it's like to work for the leading environmental consulting firm globally and be part of a growing and thriving team!

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.