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WSP Canada

Mechanical Engineer, Buildings (Intermediate or Senior) Vancouver, BC 2022-10-23

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
6 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


The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking an Intermediate or Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our Buildings Mechanical group, located at our Vancouver office.

Responsible for building system designs including fire protection, plumbing, medical gas, and HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), controls and other specialty building systems.

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:

• Provide design, calculations, and technical support for the layout and specification of HVAC and plumbing systems for building projects using sensible engineering judgement;
• Assisting project managers and senior engineers with site investigations, design calculations, the preparation of drawings and specification to tender projects and on-site construction review;
• Primarily in an office environment, with some field work during initial site investigation and follow-up with contractor installation. Hybrid work from home and office might be required;
• The position includes dealing with owners for design needs, architects during design and contractors during construction;
• Working with other professionals, within and outside the office, to deliver successful projects with exceptional quality, budget and schedule results;
• Other duties as assigned/required.

What you'll bring to WSP ...

• A recognized degree in Engineering or Applied Science with a valid P. Eng. license or eligibility to register with EGBC; or a college diploma and registered or eligible to register with ASTTBC.
• Previous experience in the design of HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection systems for one or more of commercial, healthcare, industrial and education projects.
• 3+ years of relevant experience in the design of Building Mechanical Systems.
• Ability to work on several projects at a time with multiple design teams.
• Excellent technical, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
• Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Understanding of REVIT and building load calculation software is a definite advantage.


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)

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada/

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