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WSP Canada

Senior Process Engineer

Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a dedicated professional to join our dynamic team. This role offers the flexibility to be based out of Vancouver, Sudbury, or Toronto, providing you with the chance to work in some of Canada's most vibrant cities. As a Process Engineer at WSP, you will play a crucial role in designing, optimizing, and implementing engineering processes that enhance our clients' operational efficiency and sustainability.

Why choose 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 #GlobalMining #WithUsYouCan

What you can expect to do here:
  • Perform conceptual, feasibility, detailed engineering design work;
  • Support the development of laboratory testing protocols;
  • Support laboratory / process team research and development initiatives;
  • Perform field work, data analysis and calculations;
  • Responsible for developing, writing, and/or reviewing equipment specifications;
  • Provide mentoring to junior employees;
  • Write and review proposals technical memorandum and reports;
  • Perform Project Management or Engineering Management duties as required;
  • Perform audits and troubleshooting of existing mine infrastructure;
  • May be required to provide on-site support supervision in construction setting;
  • Ability to drive plant commissioning activities;
  • Follow Health and Safety responsibilities under all applicable government legislations and Golder policies and procedures;
  • Travel to project sites as required.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Chemical or Metallurgical Engineering;
  • 15+ years of relevant consulting or operating experience in a mining or mill setting;
  • Demonstrated background in elements of design or operation of backfill plants (hydraulic fill, paste fill, cemented rockfill) plant, surface tailings disposal systems, underground or surface mine infrastructure, material handling and comminution processes;
  • Establish laboratory testing protocols for paste backfill operations including, thickening, filtration, rheology, backfill unconfined compressive strength;
  • Development of backfill underground distribution systems;
  • Development of slurry transport models;
  • Valid driver's license and passport;
  • Possess Professional Engineer accreditation in the province of Ontario or other Canadian province;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and general computer usage;
  • Demonstrates a 'Safety First\" focus attitude;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.


Salary Range (in British Colombia): $99,300 - $168,900

The final salary awarded for this role may vary from the above range based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, and business or organizational needs. The salary range provided in this job posting may be subject to change for business purposes.
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.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-11

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