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WSP Canada

Intermediate Engineer, Municipal Engineering Smithers, BC 2022-10-23

Smithers, BC
Full Time
20 hours 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 seeking an Intermediate Engineer to join our growing Municipal Engineering team in Smithers. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 6 years of progressive experience in a consulting engineering environment and be able to manage multidisciplinary projects and client relationships.

This position will be responsible to manage projects for public and private clients across BC. As a key member of our Smithers team you will deal directly with clients and approval agencies and manage multi-disciplinary teams to deliver municipal infrastructure projects including watermains, sanitary sewers, drainage, roads and treatment facilities. Duties include proposal development, feasibility assessments, detailed design production, construction administration, client liaison and communication including business development.

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:

Business Development - Client Relations

•Develop, maintain and implement client relationships, ensure clients consistently feel valued and that their needs are being met. Create trusting relationships to ensure WSP is the consultant of choice
•Build effective networks and working relationships with stakeholders and clients
•Identify and respond to business opportunities and meet with potential clients regarding our services

Project Management

•Manage clients and projects. Assist and give staff the freedom and confidence to develop sustainable and exciting solutions for their clients
•Maintain a high standard of customer satisfaction by ensuring that project outputs meet client expectation and ensure clients are fully consulted and apprised of progress, issues and related solutions at key project stages
•Implement WSP project management methodology to ensure projects result in a successful conclusion for both the client and the company
•Monitor project financial performance, invoice clients promptly, and ensure payment is received


•Provide technical advisory services to clients for municipal engineering projects
•Prepare analyses, designs, drawings, specifications, cost estimates, presentations and reports
•Contract administration and field reviews for project under construction

What you'll bring to WSP ...

•An undergraduate degree in civil engineering from an accredited university
•Professional Engineer or eligibility for registration with EGBC
•6+ years of professional experience as an engineering professional completing studies, design, tender document preparation and contract administration on a broad range of engineering projects, ideally in the Municipal/Infrastructure sector
•Experience managing delivery of engineering services on projects including leading consultant team, scope, budget and schedule management and client liaison, ideally in the Municipal/Infrastructure sector;
•Experience in construction contract administration
•Previous success in customer service, client management, business development and proposal writing
•Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to coordinate and communicate with various professional disciplines, clients, contractors and regulatory agencies
•Good time management skills and attention to detail to ensure that work is done correctly and thoroughly

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.

Smithers, BC

Intermediate (6 - 10 years)

Smithers, British Columbia, Canada/