Senior Project Manager
Kitchener, CA
1d ago

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

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 9,800+ 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 are among the two years in a row, one of the (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of .

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 hiring a Project Manager to join our Municipal Engineering group, located at our Kitchener office. Reporting to the Manager this position will be responsible for managing the design and project management of a variety of municipal infrastructure projects, such as site developments and road reconstructions, of various sizes and locations.

    Your primary focus will be to bring in work and manage projects, ideally in the Region of Waterloo and surrounding areas.

    The role will include project team management, finding and bidding on work, project management, design and construction administration of new and / or reconstruction of a variety of infrastructure projects as well as the preparation of construction specifications, servicing reports, cost estimates, work programs, project budgets, proposals and other administrative duties.

    We are looking for someone with a strong technical and project management background who can lead a team from start to finish on a variety of different projects.

    Must be able to work within a provided budget and schedule to make the overall project a success. This position offers the opportunity to work on an array of project types in many locations in Ontario, so flexibility, willingness to learn and the ability to travel will all be required for this position.


  • Work with the Manager to build existing Municipal Engineering practice in the region, by providing staff hiring recommendations as required, as well as providing mentorship to new and existing staff;
  • Manage design and project execution for municipal infrastructure projects including : site developments, water resources, sewers, water mains, road design;
  • Actively participate in the design and provide direction to the design team throughout the design process;
  • Lead a multi-disciplinary project team to undertake major infrastructure projects;
  • Liaise with various municipal / utility / approval agencies;
  • Be responsible for project budgets, project schedules, and client communications;
  • Apply proven design experience including conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs;
  • Contribute to RFP, Bid and Proposal documents; and
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Minimum of 10+ years of municipal infrastructure experience for Public and Private Sector projects in Southern Ontario;
  • Professional Engineer designation in Ontario;
  • Knowledge and application of Ontario Environmental standards and guidelines;
  • Project Management experience on municipal and / or private sector projects;
  • Experience with sewer, watermain, and road design;
  • Familiarity with local planning / approval processes;
  • Valid G Driver’s license;
  • Experience working with the various Region of Waterloo municipalities an asset; and
  • Knowledge and experience with Trenchless Technologies an asset.
  • Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment.

    You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

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