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Senior Project Manager - Municipal Roads
Business Line Transportation
ID # 14705
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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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 are 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 Senior Project Manager to join our Municipal Transportation department, in Thornhill, Ontario. Reporting to the Department Manager this position will be
responsible for leading and managing municipal roadway and transit-oriented design projects for public and private sector clients.



  • Comprehensive management and control of all aspects of assigned projects to achieve the client’s prescribed scope, time, cost 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;
  • 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;
  • Assists with staff development, providing input and recommendations related to staff needs, performance and remuneration;
  • Responsible and accountable for ensuring that the required functions of the project are satisfactorily performed;
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations;
  • Clients may be both internal and external to WSP;
  • Other duties as assigned/required.


  • University or college degree in Civil Engineering with a specialization in the field of road design and construction;
  • Professional designation and/or PMP certification is an asset;
  • Minimum of eight years demonstrated experience with project management or senior engineering responsibilities;
  • Experienced in report and proposal writing;
  • Experience in AutoCAD, Microstation, and Bentley InRoads software will set you apart from your peer group;
  • Experienced in project management on the municipal road and/or transit design projects;
  • Experience within an engineering consulting environment is preferred;
  • Experience in urban mobility and/or highway design will set you apart from your peer group;
  • Strong leadership, negotiation, communication, and customer relationship skills are essential;
  • Familiarity with TAC and OPS standards and guidelines will be an asset




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.

WSP Canada Inc.


Thornhill, ON

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