Senior Transportation Engineer/Project Manager


The Opportunity:
WSP is currently seeking a Senior Transportation Engineer who is looking for an opportunity to assume a Project Manager role and meaningfully contribute to a team that plans and designs active transportation infrastructure, complete streets and urban mobility solutions.

Are you passionate about complete streets, active transportation planning and infrastructure design, traffic engineering, safety, micro-mobility, and vision zero? Then this is your opportunity to join an established transportation planning and engineering practice and actively participate in transportation projects at a leading multi-disciplinary firm involved in high profile, innovative and exciting projects across Canada and beyond.

We work with the public and private sectors to develop solutions for all modes of transportation. We offer the potential for rapid career growth in an exciting and team-focused environment, together with a competitive benefits package.

The Transportation Planning group offers planning and engineering services for the full spectrum of transportation challenges. These include but are not limited to: Complete Street and Active Transportation/Trails Infrastructure Planning, Functional and Detailed Design, Environmental Assessments (EAs) in accordance with the Municipal Class EA and MTO Class EA, regional and area transportation studies, site specific transportation assessments, design guidelines and innovative design solutions/research, transportation demand management (TDM), public engagement, road safety improvements, transit planning, parking studies and traffic analysis.

Our Transportation staff participate in cutting-edge projects such as complete streets, planning for autonomous vehicles and shared mobility, micro-mobility, Vision Zero, design-build, and P3 assignments.

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:

  • Manage and control all aspects of projects to achieve the Client’s goals, including schedule, budget and quality objectives through the application of formal project management process, techniques and procedures
  • Plan, execute and control the project through all phases from initial feasibility through preliminary design/definition, detailed design, construction, commissioning and validation
  • Applying best practices and identifying innovative solutions in active transportation master planning and design assignments, engineering analyses and studies as required for the planning, design and implementation of multi-modal transportation, transit and traffic projects
  • Directing and coordinating the efforts of a multi-disciplinary team (internal staff, external consultants, contractors, and suppliers) to achieve the Client’s objectives consistent with the scope of services to be provided
  • Working with a multi-disciplinary team including transportation/traffic engineers, planners, designers, and landscape architects
  • Preparation and/or oversight of technical memos and reports to communicate technical results and recommendations
  • Attending and participating at client and public meetings

We’d love to hear from you if you have …

  • A passion and/or professional interest in sustainable transportation and contributing to the planning and design of mobility solutions that support the goal of mitigating climate change
  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Transportation Engineering or an Engineering Technologist Diploma
  • Eligible for one of: P. Eng License from the Professional Engineers of Ontario; or Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) designation
  • 10 or more years’ experience in the transportation engineering and planning field with experience in active transportation infrastructure design and project management and senior engineering responsibilities
  • Project management / leadership skills and ability to support the management team in a growing and diverse practice;
  • PMP certification is an asset
  • Able to demonstrate strong technical writing and presentation skills and proficient using Microsoft Office
  • Experience in roadway and intersection functional and ideally detailed design
  • Experience with ArcGIS, AutoCAD or MicroStation will set you apart from your peer group
  • Knowledge of other transportation software and methods (e.g. Synchro/SimTraffic, HCS, CCG, VISSIM, Aimsun) would be beneficial
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong leadership, negotiation, communication, and customer relationship skills are essential

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Senior Transportation Engineer/Project Manager