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WSP USA Instrumentation & Controls Specialist in MB, Canada

WSP is currently seeking an Intermediate Instrumentation & Controls Specialist to join our Waste & Wastewater team located at our Yukon, Alberta, or Manitoba offices. Reporting to the Instrumentation and Controls Manager, the successful candidate will be required to have knowledge and experience in programming, installation, testing of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), development, deployment and servicing of Supervisory Control and Data Aquation (SCADA) Systems, development, and deployment of Human Machine Interface’s (HMI). The incumbent will also be responsible for proving remote and if required, onsite commissioning and service work in the water and wastewater sector.

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.

  • Our Hybrid Work Policy - a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.

  • 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:

• Programming, Commissioning and servicing various PLC’s, HMI’s and SCADA Systems

• Control Panel Design and Shop Drawing procurement.

• Networking design and configuration for OT networks.

• Ensures design proposals meet customer needs and monitors implementation for technical correctness.

• Interpret electrical, instrumentation and control system drawings.

• Provide support and guidance to Junior I&C Specialists.

• Perform tasks as directed by Project Managers.

• Provide daily records of tasks performed.

What you'll bring to WSP ...

• Post-secondary education in Electrical Technology or Engineering, or related field.

• 10 or more years of experience

• Experience with PLC programming in Rockwell Automation and Schnider Electric PLCs would be an asset.

• Experience in SCADA development and deployment in Ignition, VTSCADA, iFix, Wonderware, ClearSCADA (Geo SCADA Expert) would be an asset.

• Strong customer service orientation.

• Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment.

• Good written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

• Highly self-motivated and directed.

• Keen attention to detail.

• Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment.

• Must have valid Class “G” Driver’s License and be capable of travelling.

• Must sign Company’s standard confidentiality and non-solicitation agreements.

• Must be health and safety conscious

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.

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

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. (https://www.wsp.com/en-CA/careers/notice-to-staffing-agencies)