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WSP Canada

Intermediate Water Resources Engineer Vancouver, BC 2022-10-12

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
5 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

VANCOUVER

We are a global leader in the Earth and Environment sector, made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder. Globally headquartered in Montreal, where it all began, we proudly serve communities from coast to coast and beyond. With Golder now part of our WSP team, we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more.
The Opportunity:

WSP has a new opportunity for an Intermediate Water Resources Engineer to join our Surface Water team on a full-time basis based in Vancouver.
As an Intermediate Water Resources Engineer, you will provide technical solutions and designs, manage projects and teams, mentor and contribute to knowledge sharing and will contribute to multi-disciplinary projects both locally, regionally and internationally. You will join a growing Water Resources team that is based locally in Vancouver, Victoria and Castlegar and is supported by WSP global hydro-technical community. Our team services projects in the Transportation, Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Government sectors.

This role requires a candidate with demonstrated experience in surface water engineering, including hydrologic analysis, flood mitigation, river engineering, hydraulic infrastructure analysis and design.
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:

•Developing, managing, and servicing clients

•Collaboration with senior and junior staff

•Managing projects including technical work delivery, budget, schedule, and communications for both large, and small multi-disciplinary projects

•Developing technical engineered solutions for surface water projects including erosion and scour protection, river engineering, stormwater management, and flood mitigation

•Designing surface water management infrastructure from feasibility level to construction documentation including detailed design, tender documentation, and conducting field reviews

•Leading surface water resources projects, including watershed management, impact assessments, natural channel design, flood mapping, and environmental compliance and permitting

•Screening opportunities and preparing proposals

•Continuing professional development for maintaining current knowledge of the professional standard practice

•Other duties as required

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

•Degree in Civil Engineering or similar (preferably a graduate degree related to surface water engineering), with consulting experience in water resources engineering, design, and construction of hydraulic infrastructure assessments related to hydrology, flood assessment/mitigation, and hydraulic structures

•Eligible for professional engineering designation in BC

•5 years minimum experience in water resources engineering consulting projects

•Excellent leadership, problem-solving, communication and people skills

•High degree of motivation, strategic planning, and ability to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines and budgets

•Committed to technical excellence and ability to write proposals and technical reports

#LI-Hybrid

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)

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada/
Category
Engineering