Construction Site Supervisor/Project Manager, Highways & Roads Regional Edmonton, AB 04/06/2019

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.
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 .
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 seeking a Construction Site Supervisor/Project Manager to join our Highways Transportation Team , located at our Edmonton office. Reporting to the Area Manager this position will be responsible for delivering projects that meet our clients' needs in and around Edmonton.
  • Provide Contract Administration and Construction Supervision Support on highways and road projects for Alberta Transportation and municipalities
  • Provide support and supervision to intermediate staff regarding managing day-to-day project delivery of transportation projects
  • Assist with design and tendering of highways and rural roads projects
  • Provide quality control and quality assurance oversight
  • Preparation of proposals, cost estimates, budgets, tenders, designs, forecasting, meeting minutes, project diaries, and progressive estimates
  • Attend client meetings, review and document work progress, adherence to plans, procedures, budgets, and specifications.

  • Have a minimum of 7-10 years of Canadian experience managing Provincial highway transportation projects or a similar scope of work.
  • Graduation from a Technical school or University in the field of engineering or a related discipline is not mandatory, but may be considered an asset.
  • An understanding of the engineering consulting industry and the applicable roles of the consulting industry,
  • Basic knowledge of the principles, techniques, and practices of construction surveying and materials testing,
  • Ability to interpret and apply contract drawings, standards, and specifications,
  • Ability to manage and deliver completed, quality work on time and within budget for projects of various sizes,
  • Understand relevant legislative (environmental, health/safety, etc.) requirements,
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with a wide variety of interests/authorities, including public levels of government, utility companies, and contractors
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have strong problem solving and negotiation skills,
  • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision,
  • Have the ability to organize, prioritize and schedule work without direction
  • Possess average or above average computer and relevant software skills,
  • Experience with Civil 3D and AutoCAD is an asset,
  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record,
  • Ability to travel to projects sites for extended periods of time; travel is required

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 Canada Inc.
Edmonton, AB
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