Project Director – Remediation (Civil and Construction)
City : Port Hope, ON
Category : Z-WSP E&I Canada Ltd.
Industry : Engineering
Employer : WSP
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms – made stronger with the recent creation of WSP E&I Canada Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of WSP Canada Inc.
We have over 63,000 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. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.
WSP is seeking a Project Director for our Remediation Business who will lead complex multi-disciplinary civil and construction remediation projects in Eastern Ontario. This position reports to the Vice President, Program Manager of the Canadian Construction Remediation group.
The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills and will be an effective communicator with a proven track record of building and leading teams while executing environmental and/or civil construction projects in Canada.
- 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:
- You’ll lead all aspects of large, high profile, complex remediation / civil earthworks projects.
- You’ll build, grow, mentor a high performing project team.
- You’ll direct the project team in the execution of the work.
- You’ll establish a strong relationship with client, internal stakeholders, senior management, and external stakeholders. Represent WSP well to all parties.
- You’ll be accountable for all aspects of project delivery (notably safety, radiation protection, and environmental).
- You’ll be accountable to achieve project budget and schedule targets.
- You’ll understand, apply, and oversee the implementation of a best-in-class safety program.
What you'll bring to WSP ...
- University Degree/Technology Diploma in Civil Engineering or Commerce, or a combination of education and industry experience.
- Must have 10-15 years' experience managing large projects as a contractor/general contractor/EPCM entity.
- Demonstrated ability at leading project teams – project managers, construction managers, site superintendents, safety managers, engineering managers and direct field staff.
- Strong understanding and knowledge of Ontario and Federal environmental and construction regulations.
- Excellent organizational, technical writing, communication, and team-building skills.
- Proven track record interfacing with senior management on Project Program performance, bid evaluation, etc.
- Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with subcontractors.
- Must be able to obtain Federal Government Reliability Clearance, this requires that you have a minimum of five (5) years living & working in Canada as either a Permanent Resident or Citizen.
- Experience in the nuclear construction industry is an asset.
- Must possess a valid driver's license with a clean drivers abstract.
- Must be eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship.