Intermediate Project Engineer, Highways & Roads
City : Grande Prairie, AB
Category : T&I - Highways, Bridges & Roads
Industry : Engineering
Employer : WSP
WSP is currently seeking an Intermediate Project Engineer to join our Transportation department, located at our Grande Prairie, Alberta and Peace River, Alberta office. Reporting to the Area Manager, this position will be responsible to assist in the design, delivery and coordination of Transportation related projects, within Alberta. The Intermediate Project Engineer will provide technical and operational assistance to WSP Clients, the Area Manager, and will assist in coordinating project delivery requirements to ensure the successful design, delivery, management, and cost control of projects. The Intermediate Project Engineer will also liaison with other Disciplines and Business Units for the successful delivery of multi-discipline projects within the Region.
This position will require travel throughout Northwestern Alberta and may result in periods of time away from the assigned office. It is required that the Intermediate Project Engineer reside in Peace River, Grande Prairie or the local area (preferred), however suitable candidates living within Northwest Alberta will be considered. Relocation will also be provided for top candidates.
- 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.
- Our Hybrid Work Policy - a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.
- 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.
A day in the life:
- Provide direction, supervision and leadership support and oversee day to day activities in the respective WSP region;
- Provide direct leadership support and supervision to Projects and Project Management teams in meeting specific design targets;
- Ensure proactive project planning and management to facilitate efficient resources, staff utilization, and budgets to deliver the respective projects on time and on budget;
- Project Design, Coordination and Management of various transportation projects;
- Conceptual, preliminary, and detailed design;
- Quantities and construction cost estimates;
- Independent Review and Quality Assurance of designs and drawings;
- Specifications and contract document preparation;
- Review of shop drawings and field technical support of bridge construction;
- Provide leadership and mentoring to a team of technical staff delivering transportation projects;
- Assist with leadership and expertise re: client management.
- Preparation of reports and proposals; and
- Other duties as assigned.
What you'll bring to WSP ...
- Solid leadership and communication abilities, notably capable of inspiring, engaging, and influencing a high caliber team to drive to high performance levels and seize the opportunities presented internally and in the market, to the benefit of a wide body of stakeholders (including, but not limited to: clients, employees, shareholders, partners, suppliers, and society at large);
- University degree in Civil Engineering;
- Registered or eligible for registration with APEGA as a P.Eng.;
- Minimum 5 years of experience working in an engineering and project management capacity on civil engineering projects within Canada
- Superior technical understanding and design abilities;
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
- Motivated and enthusiastic team player with a strong desire to succeed;
- Project Management Professional certification would be an asset;
- Experience with field review and inspection during construction;
- Strong ability to communicate effectively (verbally, written, and executive presentations) with internal and external clients and stakeholders, and build well-developed teams and positive relationships; and,
- Excellent technical, interpersonal and teamwork skills.