LEED Project Associate

WSP - Ottawa, ON (12 months ago)

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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ 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.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :
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


WSP is currently seeking a Sustainability Analyst to join our Sustainability & Energy team, located at our Ottawa office. Reporting to the Project Manager this position will be an active member of project teams working toward creating sustainable 'green' engineering solutions for new buildings, existing buildings, and/or communities.

This is an opportunity for a professional looking to learn from some of the brightest minds in their field. WSP's Sustainability & Energy team consists of a broad group of open-minded, creative thinkers who are extremely solution-focused. Often commended by its clients for providing innovative solutions, the team is evolving into one of WSP's true flagship teams. If you have the drive to work with the best to become one of the best, this is a fantastic opportunity.


Provide technical support, perform calculations and contribute to certification applications (LEED);
Responsible for project deliverables and outcomes such as building performance calculations (e.g. energy and water consumption, outdoor air supply) and summary reports;
Perform site visits to evaluate current energy and/or water performance at existing buildings;
Liaise with our energy modelling team on building simulations/analysis;
Conduct research in green building technologies & design principles;
Assist the team in developing visual reports and project correspondence;
Help develop and/or improve internal processes and templates and promote best practices across the organization;
Other duties as assigned/required.


Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (i.e. engineering or architecture) is preferred;
Knowledge of the principles of sustainable design practices, LEED AP designation is an asset;
Previous experience in the sustainability field through academics or otherwise;
Past co-op or summer work term experience in the engineering or construction industry strongly desired;
Exceptional time-management and organizational skills; attention to detail and strong work ethic;
Ability to learn quickly and incorporate feedback into future work;
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Powerpoint;
Proficiency with computer programming software is an asset (i.e. Java, Visual Basic, Advanced Excel functions);
Strong oral and written communication skills including presentation skills;
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and adapt to shifting priorities;
Collaborative mindset and proven ability to work in a team environment with success

This role will require security clearance and offers of employment will be conditional on obtaining the required level of clearance. This will be discussed with you at the interview. Learn more

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in Canada

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.

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WSP Canada Inc.

Ottawa, ON