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WSP Canada

Engineer-in-Training, Municipal Engineering

Whitehorse, YT
Full Time
5 days ago
The opportunity

WSP is currently seeking a Civil Engineer-in-Training (EIT) to join our Municipal Engineering Team in our Whitehorse office. As a Civil EIT, you will provide support to intermediate and senior level civil engineers on a wide variety of projects throughout the region of Northern British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Our professionals will provide mentoring and opportunity to develop in a variety of civil and municipal practice areas. The position will involve significant time out of town on field assignment during the construction season.

Why WSP?
  • 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.
  • 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:
  • Design road, stormwater, water and wastewater infrastructure;
  • Coordinate the preparation of drawings required for approvals, prepare development and construction cost estimates;
  • Contribute to the cost effective, proper and timely production of engineering designs, that meet all client and approval agency requirements and standards;
  • Coordinate with other team members to ensure schedules, budgets and quality control standards are achieved;
  • Provide project management and construction contract administration services for municipal, First Nation, provincial, and federal projects as required
  • Construction services including site inspection and contract administration on projects, including travel
  • Surveying using GPS RTK equipment, robotic total stations, and survey levels
  • Drafting using Civil 3D
  • Attending design meetings with clients, other consultants, and contractors
  • Writing design reports
  • Site investigations

What you'll bring to WSP ...
  • An undergraduate degree in civil engineering from an accredited university
  • 2-5 years of experience in a consulting environment on municipal design projects will be an asset
  • Experience with MS Office suite, especially Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Eligibility for registration with Engineers Yukon is required
  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 or later
  • Previous success in customer services, client management and proposal/report writing is an asset
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • A Yukon Class 5 driver's license and a clean Driver's Abstract
  • Willingness to work remotely in Yukon communities for 2-3 weeks at a time

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.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

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