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Senior Municipal Engineer
ID # 15786
City Fort McMurray
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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 55,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 9,800+ 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 motivated Senior Municipal Engineer in our Fort McMurray office. The successful candidate should have a minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in municipal engineering, including project management, engineering design, transportation systems, utility master planning, and asset management planning of municipal water, wastewater and stormwater utilities. Ideal candidates will demonstrate strong leadership and capability to assume or grow into an office management role


  • Take a leadership role in the expansion of business opportunities and the execution of municipal transportation and infrastructure projects;
  • Manage and deliver transportation and infrastructure design and asset management solutions to customers - this includes report and proposal writing, business development, client liaison, and project management;
  • Build, lead, and manage multi-disciplinary project teams focused on client specified requirements - projects may include planning, engineering design, construction, and financial management deliverables;
  • Lead, develop and empower a diverse group of professionals and technical support staff; and 
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Degree in Engineering with 10+ years of consulting, municipal or utility service experience;
  • Experience managing and mentoring technical staff would be an asset;
  • A professional engineer or eligibility for registration with APEGA is required;
  • Ability to work independently and mentor junior staff;
  • Previous success in customer service, client management, and proposal/report writing;
  • Knowledge of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) would be an asset;
  • Experience and training in Project Management;
  • Municipal engineering design and construction experience is essential with specific experience related to transportation, water, sanitary, and stormwater projects involving both renewal and replacement and new capital works projects including water and sewerage pumping stations and general civil works; and
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, and teamwork skills. Technical writing skills needed to support the development of technical reports, tools, support documents, and training materials.



Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment.  You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

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.


Fort McMurray, AB

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