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WSP Canada

Junior Mechanical Plumbing Designer, Buildings

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
WSP is currently seeking a Mechanical Plumbing Designer to join our Buildings - Mechanical department, located at our Vancouver, BC office. Reporting to the Director, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, this position will be responsible for the plumbing design of a variety of institutional, light industrial, commercial, healthcare, and recreational buildings.

  • Develop design documents, plans, schematics, reports, and calculations in compliance with client standards, company standards, and applicable local code and regulation
  • Provide technical support to the design team and Project Managers
  • Provide knowledge of BC Plumbing Code
  • Drafting of plumbing systems in Revit and AutoCAD
  • On-site mechanical investigations, audits, and reviews as required
  • Writing technical and field investigation reports
  • Attend project design and construction meetings with clients and contractors.
  • Review equipment shop drawings and carry out construction administrative tasks.

  • Diploma from a technical university/college in mechanical technology or bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge and experience of CSA Healthcare code is an asset
  • Proven expertise using Revit and AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of MS Office 365 software tools
  • Self-motivated with strong verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively when managing multiple tasks
  • Ability to interpret architectural, structural, and electrical drawings with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • A \"can do\" attitude, able to work in a team environment


Expected Salary (all locations): $46,500 to $79,000

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.

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