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WSP Canada

Project Manager, Sustainability

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
9 days ago
WSP is currently seeking an experienced sustainability project manager to join our Climate Change, Resilience and Sustainability team as a Project Manager, Sustainability Ideally, the successful candidate will have a background in sustainable buildings or infrastructure with 5-8 years of related experience.

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.



WSP is currently seeking a project manager to join our Sustainability team ideally located in Vancouver BC with options for location in Toronto, Kitchener or Montreal. WSP's Sustainability team is part of WSP's larger national Climate Change, Resilience and Sustainability team.

Reporting to the Manager of Sustainability, this role is responsible for managing sustainability projects for clients in real estate, healthcare, government and other sectors. The projects will range in type, size and complexity, and the successful candidate will be responsible for managing project teams to achieve project objectives, timelines and financial expectations.

  • Delivery of best-in-class sustainability and high-performance building services.
  • Manage multiple projects to deliver a quality service on time, and on budget.
  • Interact with client staff, client principals, architects, engineers, contractors, industry representatives and construction trades.
  • Facilitate green building certifications (LEED, Green Globes, BOMA BEST, WELL, Envision, etc.)
  • Facilitate, participate and promote an integrated design process.
  • Manage the delivery of a broad range of sustainability and analysis services required for the project (energy modeling, life cycle assessment, climate resilience, etc.).
  • Provide technical support and guidance on sustainability related concepts, strategies and design, such as site related issues, stormwater management, rainwater/greywater harvesting, water use reduction, envelope thermal performance, high efficiency building system, renewable systems, waste management, material selection, thermal comfort, ventilation and indoor air quality, daylighting, health and wellness, etc.
  • Collaborate with and lead design teams to integrate and achieve high-performance and sustainable buildings objectives.
  • Develop clear and concise written reports that convey technical information, understanding of the client's needs and objectives and recommendations to meet these objectives.
  • Contribute to proposals and various client management activities.
  • Provide technical leadership to both internal and external teams.
  • Contribute to the knowledge and professional development of employees in the group, providing mentorship as required.
  • Lead knowledge and process development initiatives in their area of expertise.

  • Diploma or Bachelor's degree is preferred from an accredited university or college in Architecture, Mechanical, Electrical or Building Systems Engineering, or Building Sustainability.
  • LEED AP with specialty in good standing (BD+C preferred, in addition, O+M or ID+C).
  • WELL AP, Passive House, Envision an asset.
  • Experience with corporate sustainability reporting and life-cycle assessment an asset.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) providing technical leadership and service delivery in sustainability consulting, green building certification (LEED, Green Globes, BOMA BEST, WELL or Envision), and high-performance building design.
  • Previous design, construction or project management experience on new construction or major renovation projects with important sustainability targets an asset.
  • Proven experience working with and managing the interaction between design teams and sustainability.
  • Thorough understanding of construction drawings and specifications.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/work successfully with small teams and to maintain client relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing projects, clients, service delivery, timelines and budgets.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, with high profile customers, owners, property managers, design teams, and construction teams.
  • Exceptional problem solving, critical thinking, time management and decision-making skills.
  • Self-directed and self-motivated with the ability to succeed in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Desire to learn continuously, work more effectively, and enhance technical and professional skills.

Expected Salary : $90,.000 - $120,000

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.

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.