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WSP USA Senior Construction Project Manager in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Globally headquartered in Montreal, where it all began, we proudly serve communities from coast to coast and beyond. At WSP, we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals in Canada collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more.

WSP’s Earth & Environmental Applied Solutions team (EEAS) is seeking a Senior Construction Project Manager to join its Winnipeg, MB based team.

The successful candidate will work with a regional team leading large-scale, multi-disciplinary projects, focusing on infrastructure services, heavy civil, decommissioning, demolition, mine closure, site remediation and ground improvement works. Projects are delivered in various forms, from contract administration, contract management to general contracting. The role involves identifying and developing new business opportunities for central Canada, developing existing key client relationships as well as providing technical leadership, mentoring, developing project coordinators and junior site staff, and providing project direction.

This role in WSP’s EEAS Division is responsible for the management of projects and leading project teams. The successful candidate will be accountable for technical quality, cost, schedule, and safety on technically challenging and diverse types of construction projects.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Delivering new construction opportunities for large-scale, multi-disciplinary projects across Canada.

  • Accountability for project delivery – safety, cost, scope, quality, and schedule.

  • Working collaboratively and closely with technical project resources that have technical oversight of work.

  • Working collaboratively and closely with HSSE project resources on project execution.

  • Working with estimation and procurement functions on development of scopes of work and providing support to estimating and procurement activities as necessary.

  • Supporting with the preparation of detailed engineering estimates for projects.

  • Leading teams in the preparation of proposals and presentations to promote services.

  • Leading construction personnel and engineering design staff to resolve technical and constructability issues.

The successful candidate will have the following skills, abilities, and qualifications:

  • 6 - 10 years’ experience in project manager role in construction.

  • Experience in Projects related to Mining, Heavy Civil, Environmental Remediation, Demolition and/or Infrastructure is desirable.

  • PMP and / or Professional Engineer designation desirable.

  • Must be willing to travel 40 % and work independently and remotely in WSP offices when required.

  • Self-starter and with a willingness to learn and experience.

  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and interpersonal).

  • Demonstrate creativity and a willingness to learn new things and expand horizons.

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)