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WSP Canada

Lead Roadway Engineer / Manager Vancouver, BC 2022-10-23

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
23 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 currently initiating a search for a Lead Roadway Engineer/Manager with experience in highway/roadway design to join our Transportation team in our Lower Mainland, Vancouver or Township of Langley office. The successful candidate should have experience in leading civil/highway design and plans production for traditional delivery and/or alternative delivery projects. This position will function as the lead engineer/manager on projects for WSP Canada Inc., in British Columbia, Canada.

Provides high level technical assistance and guidance for multi-site/phase due diligence, investigation, remediation, impact assessment, permitting, improvement, and construction of infrastructure projects and systems in the public and private sector. Tasks include the research, design, concept development, planning, and construction of facilities & roads with good familiarity with disciplines such as buildings, tunnels, dams, bridges, water supply systems, and sewage treatment. Substantiates reports and documentation to advise on material, installation, design, and construction specifications. Ensures that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, and functionality.

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:

•Assist in leading and continue developing the Civil/Highway design team.
•Providing guidance and mentoring of staff and direct work assignments.
•Maintain positive client relationships to expand current business.
•Participate / lead project tasks for conceptual and preliminary engineering and final design activities, as well as development of construction plans, calculations and specifications.
•Coordinate with Project Management as well as other engineering and technical design disciplines such as traffic, electrical, hydrotechnical, structures, environment, archeological, hydraulics and utilities, etc..
•Participate hands-on in the preparation of RFP Responses to secure Design Assignments.
•Participate hands-on in preparation of Plans, Specifications and Estimates (Design and Construction Cost Estimating).
•Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

What you'll bring to WSP ...

•Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering.
•7+ years of experience in large transportation and infrastructure projects.
•Professional Engineering License in British Columbia.
•Significant experience leading design teams on Provincial, Federal and municipal projects (civil/highway design and plans production).
•Experience on coordinating and managing project teams on civil transportation projects. Experience with management and mentoring of project staff.
•Good understanding of QA / QC / QM as well as OH&S practices / requirements;
•Good working knowledge of TAC and BC Supplement to TAC design standards;
•Alternate Delivery (DB,DBB,P3,etc.) project experience is an asset; and
•Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's Health, Safety and Drug/Alcohol and harassment policies.

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

Senior (> 10 years)

Langley, British Columbia, Canada/, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada/
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