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We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ 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.
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.
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ANY WSP OFFICE IN ATLANTIC CANADA
WSP is currently seeking a motivated Water Resource Engineer to join our established Infrastructure team in Atlantic Canada. Reporting to the Manager of Transportation & Infrastructure, this position will be responsible for the execution of studies and designs related to stormwater management, river hydraulics, flood management, climate change resilience, and wastewater collection systems. This position will engage with internal and external clients in the execution of these tasks and as such will be expected to have strong written and verbal communication skills in addition to a solid technical skillset.
This opportunity can be located within any of our Atlantic Canada offices: Dartmouth, NB; Moncton, NB, Fredericton, NB, or Summerside, PE.
The successful candidate will join WSP’s growing Water Resources Team. This position offers the opportunity to practice in a diverse array of projects primarily focused throughout Atlantic Canada, but may include projects across Canada. With a growing supply of diverse and engaging work we offer an excellent opportunity for skills development and future opportunities for career progression.
Engagement with internal and external clients to define and understand scope, collect supporting information, and communicate results;
Directing and coordinating water resources activities related to engineering analysis and design, both from a technical and functional standpoint;
Completing technical hydrologic and hydraulic analysis tasks to support the design and assessment of stormwater management facilities, storm sewer systems and infrastructure features affecting natural watercourses;
Responsible to use a variety of tools and analytical techniques to complete computer modelling for urban and rural runoff management, flood control evaluation, river systems, and stormwater/wastewater system design;
Provide technical advisory services to clients for specific projects in respect to stormwater and wastewater engineering;
Actively participating in multi-disciplinary design team processes, providing advice regarding selection of storm drainage and stormwater management strategies, design of bridge/culvert crossing structures, and other water resources related infrastructure;
Prepare analyses, designs, drawings, specifications, cost estimates, presentations, and reports as required;
Authoring and reviewing reports/memos written to document technical analyses undertaken, for submission to clients and approval authorities;
Confirming scope definition for engineering services, establishing design criteria for projects, and leading proposal/bid preparation activities;
Hands-on analysis as well as mentoring junior or technical staff locally and in remote offices; and;
Other duties as assigned.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
An undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university; a focus on Water Resources is considered an asset;
Minimum 4+ years in the field of municipal engineering, storm water management, water resources planning/engineering experience;
Professional Engineer or eligibility for registration in Engineers Nova Scotia is required;
Strong knowledge of federal, provincial and municipal regulatory requirements related to water resources, stormwater management and municipal infrastructure design and experience dealing with the same approval agencies;
Strong working knowledge of computer models such as XP/PC-SWMM, InfoWorks, SWMHYMO, MikeUrban StormCAD, SewerCAD, HydroCAD, and/or HEC-RAS;
Proficient knowledge in the use of CAD and GIS software;
Demonstrated analytical (data collection, compilation and analysis), communication (verbal and written – including technical writing), reporting, and project management skills
Innovative thinker willing to explore the application of new technologies for water resources systems;
Eagerness to work with technical and management staff in offices across WSP in Atlantic Canada.
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.
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