Water Treatment Engineer-in-Training
City : Vancouver, BC
Category : Environment - Water Management
Industry : Engineering
Employer : WSP
We are a global leader in the Earth and Environment sector. Globally headquartered in Montreal, where it all began, we proudly serve communities from coast to coast and beyond. We have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.
As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more.
We are seeking a Junior Chemical Engineer to join our water treatment team in either our Vancouver or Victoria Offices. The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of water and wastewater treatment projects in the areas of industrial, mine water, and municipal as well as in bench and pilot-scale work. New Graduates are encouraged to apply.
- 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:
- Integration with our water treatment group and being pro-active with your verbal and written communication to develop required relationships.
- Preparation of technical reports, proposals, specifications, process schematics, 3D system models, and layout drawings.
- Analysis and design regarding water treatment projects: process and technology selection, equipment sizing and specification, mass balance, hydraulic analysis, 3D layout.
- Involvement in water-treatment related projects at concept, feasibility, preliminary design, detailed design, procurement, construction, commissioning, and operation phases.
- Involvement with multiple simultaneous projects while managing your time to meet evolving project schedules.
- Communication and coordination with team members and equipment vendors, leading into communication with clients and sub-contractors as your experience grows.
- Providing project support for a variety of intermediate and senior staff.
- Being receptive to on-going training from colleagues and seniors regarding technical knowledge and effective delivery of projects.
- Working towards achieving your P.Eng registration in your home province and beyond.
- Primarily office-based consulting engineering work with frequent opportunities for fieldwork, with some travel required.
- Frequent opportunities for laboratory bench-scale testing work.
What you'll bring to WSP ...
- Undergraduate degree in chemical engineering.
- Currently registered or eligible for registration as EIT or P.Eng with a Canadian provincial Engineering Association.
- 0-2 years relevant working experience since graduation.
- Strong written and oral communication skills in English, French skills are an asset.
- Strong organizational skills in both information management and time management.
- Experience in technical problem-solving with industry-standard commercial computer software.
- Experience with, or aptitude for, business development and proposal writing.
- Proven record of both independent work and ability to work effectively within a team environment.
- Field experience is an asset.
- Graduate degree(s) are an asset.
- You have a clean Driver’s Abstract, and you know your way around the MS Office suite of products.
- You want to experience what it’s like to work for the leading environmental consulting firm globally and be part of a growing and thriving team!