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WSP Canada

Experienced Civil Engineer

Montreal, QC
Full Time
2 days ago
WSP has a new opportunity for a Construction Engineer to join our Earth and Environment Applied Solutions (EEAS) team on a full-time basis based in Montreal, Quebec

The construction engineering team handles a diverse range of both engineering and construction operations related to projects across Canada in support of WSP's engineers, scientists, and the other operating divisions.

Resourcefulness and capability to define, develop and lead multidisciplinary projects with a strong business sense is critical to this role. The successful candidate will be working with a regional team leading large-scale, multi-disciplinary projects, focusing on infrastructure services, decommissioning and demolition, mine closure, site remediation and ground improvement works. Projects are delivered in various forms, form contract administration, contract management to general contracting. The role involves working in closely integrated project teams delivering Construction Engineering Services that support our project teams and our clients in Ontario and Eastern Canada.

Construction Engineering is the practice of engineering "How-To" for our project teams and clients, and working closely to deliver the "How-to" in the field. Our practice area provides technical leadership to projects, and developing technical solutions to solve challenges in construction projects. Target projects will focus on mining and heavy civil opportunities primarily in Canada.

This role in WSP's EEAS is responsible for the oversight projects and leading project teams.

An overview of your role will include:
  • Detailed engineering design and specification package development;
  • Project development, work instruction planning (WIP's), project planning, phasing and scheduling - working with stakeholders to ensure constructible project delivery. Candidates must demonstrate means and methods knowledge of construct with the ability to provide detailed sequential descriptions of how to execute work. Candidates will assist with other constructability reviews;
  • Project management of engineering projects, and contract administration experience is required as part of project delivery;
  • Work with estimating functions and procurement functions on development of scopes of work and providing support to estimating and procurement activities as necessary;
  • Preparing detailed engineering estimates for projects;
  • Assisting team in the preparation of proposals and presentations to promote services;
  • Management of project health and safety, with support from the operational and corporate H&S team;
  • Project scheduling (MS Project and Primavera P6);
  • Working with field staff to resolve technical and constructability issues; and,
  • Assist senior staff with business development

The successful candidates will have the following skills, abilities, and qualifications:

Degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering and Management, B.Sc. or equivalent
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Quebec, and ability to be licensed in other provinces.
  • A track record (verifiable) of construction project management experience with demonstratable project management role progression.
  • Minimum of 5 - 8 years' experience in professional engineering practice in a variety of project assignments
  • Experience in Projects related to Mining, Environmental Remediation, Demolition and/or Infrastructure is desirable.
  • Must be willing to travel 30% and work independently and remotely in WSP offices when required.
  • Self-starter and with a willingness to learn and experience.
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and interpersonal)
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be BILINGUAL

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.

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