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WSP Canada

Project Manager - Contaminated Sites

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our vibrant and dedicated team in Whitehorse, YT. You should have six or more years of progressive experience primarily in contaminated sites investigation and remediation combined with project management experience. We can help strengthen your technical and regulatory skills, as you work on multi-disciplinary projects that you will find both challenging and rewarding. You should enjoy being part of a close-knit team and appreciate the benefits that a large organization can bring, including career progression, access to vast technical expertise, having a dedicated mentor, being able to participate in employee resource groups, and more.

Why choose 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:
  • You are a champion of Health & Safety initiatives, being an ambassador for our Zero Harm safety culture - this is always your top priority, as it is ours
  • You stand with us in our promotion of Inclusion & Diversity, so that all of our colleagues feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work each day
  • You are leading project-focused teams in the delivery of a range of contaminated sites projects and manage clients' projects including project scoping, budget control, planning, development of schedules, and coordination of resources
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, that you will leverage to empower your colleagues as well as maintaining and developing client relationships
  • You are able to conduct some fieldwork on occasion, including soil, groundwater, vapour, surface water, and/or sediment investigations, monitoring programs, and overseeing site remediation, as well as completing Site visits to monitor the safety of our people
  • You are responsible for preparing quality deliverables, overseeing data collection, compilation, interpretation, and reporting for phased environmental site assessments, remediation, and site monitoring
  • You are well-supported by your colleagues from various disciplines and levels, helping you be successful in reaching your personal and project goals
  • You are involved in proposal preparation, including development of work plans, schedules, and cost estimates for senior review
  • You are taking the next step in advancing your career!

What You'll Bring To WSP

Recognizing that not everyone will tick all the boxes, here are some of the key things you will bring to the team. We encourage you to apply if you know you can make a difference:
  • You have a positive and enthusiastic can-do attitude, and a willingness to both learn and share your knowledge
  • You are self-motivated, willing to be flexible and nimble, and able to think outside the box
  • You have at least a bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geoscience, Biology, or related discipline
  • You have a relevant professional designation registered such as a P.Eng., P.Geo., P.Ag., P.Chem., or an R.P.Bio. or able to obtain shortly
  • You have a minimum of six years of experience in environmental consulting
  • You have a good understanding of contaminated sites investigation methods and legislation, but depending on the task, may rely on more senior colleagues for mentorship or be relied on by more junior personnel
  • You are keen to be introduced to new computing programs, methodologies, and field equipment/techniques
  • You have clear and demonstrated communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • You have a clean Driver's Abstract, and are willing to travel on occasion

#59008 #WSPEMBC
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.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-09

Current Openings

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