Project Manager, Municipal Engineering

WSP - Prince George, BC (7 months ago)

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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.

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PRINCE GEORGE

WSP is currently seeking a Project Manager to expand our Municipal Infrastructure group in our Prince George office. Reporting to the Regional Manager, Municipal Infrastructure, the successful candidate will manage delivery of our engineering projects (studies, design, construction contract administration), liaise with our clients regarding their satisfaction with current projects and their upcoming projects and assist with pursuit of new opportunities in the region. The successful candidate will have environmental or civil engineering and project management experience and be comfortable managing our relationships with clients and staff.
Prince George is widely known as the capital of Northern British Columbia. Outdoor enthusiasts will find everything they desire in the northern wilderness, including world class fresh water fishing and hunting. Forests and waterfalls line the highways, greenery-rich parks can be found within city limits, and countless lakes and rivers exist within a short drive. In the winter season, the selection is just as diverse: world class Nordic, downhill and heli-skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, and snowmobiling are a few of the many pastimes visitors and locals are able to enjoy. Affordable housing prices and short commutes, leave the time and money available to enjoy the lifestyle. If this sounds interesting, we want to hear from you.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Project Management

Under administrative direction plan, conduct and oversee projects. Complexity and scope of projects often requires knowledge in more than one area of engineering;

Maintain a high standard of customer satisfaction by ensuring that project outputs meet client expectation and ensure clients are fully consulted and apprised of progress, issues and related solutions at key project stages;

Implement WSP project management methodology to ensure projects result in a successful conclusion for both the client and the company.

Monitor project financial performance, invoice clients promptly, and ensure payment is received.

Maintain control of the schedule to ensure we deliver by agreed-upon due dates; and

Ensure quality reviews are completed on deliverables in line with WSP policies.

Business Development - Client Relations

Identify and respond to commercial opportunities, write proposals, and meet with our clients regarding our services.Ensure that all work meets client requirements, is commercially viable and follows WSP policies.

Develop, maintain and implement client relationship plans, ensuring clients consistently feel valued and that their needs are being met. Create trusting relationships where WSP is the client’s consultant of choice;

Build effective networks and working relationships with key stakeholders and especially clients, current and future; and

Identify key business opportunities and develop appropriate strategies to place the Business Group in a favorable position to enhance the chance of success.

Engineering

Provide technical advisory services to clients for municipal engineering projects;

Prepare analyses, designs, drawings, specifications, cost estimates, presentations and reports; and

Contract administration and field reviews for project under construction.

Leadership

Lead a team of professional engineers and technicians; and

Contribute on an on-going basis toward maintaining a safe working environment both for yourself and for those working with you or in your close vicinity. Read and follow WSP Health & Safety policies and guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS
An undergraduate degree in civil engineering from an accredited university;

Professional Engineer or eligibility for registration in EGBC;

5+ years of professional experience as a civil engineering professional completing studies, design, tender document preparation and contract administration on a broad range of municipal engineering projects;

Experience managing delivery of engineering services on municipal projects including leading consultant team, scope, budget and schedule management and client liaison;

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to coordinate and communicate with various professional disciplines, clients, contractors and regulatory agencies;

Experience in construction contract administration; and

Good time management skills and attention to detail to ensure that work is done correctly and thoroughly.

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.

WSP Canada Inc.

Prince George, BC