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Mechanical Engineering Technician / Technologist
Business Line Buildings
ID # 16911
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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 looking for a Mechanical Engineering Technician/Technologist to join our Mechanical & Electrical Team in our Edmonton or Calgary offices.


  • Working with the Mechanical Engineering Director or his designate develops mechanical design strategies for building construction to ensure efficient and sustainable project delivery
  • Actively participates all projects during design and construction
  • Successfully develops relationships with engineers, technologists, technicians, and construction personnel
  • Coordinates the preparation of engineering specifications and drawings, and cost estimates
  • Responsible for ensuring the drawings and specifications meet established project criteria and applicable standards
  • Develops standards related to our mechanical engineering practice, ensuring best practices for project delivery, and when applicable sustainable building construction
  • Utilizes industry-specific software and related technologies in design and analysis
  • Prepares reports, proposals, and tender/bid submissions, budgets, project plans, and other supporting documentation, as required
  • Manages all aspects associated with contract administration and client services monitoring
  • Meet with clients regarding projects, progress reporting, and the resolution of technical issues, when required


  • Certificate or diploma in mechanical engineering technology from an accredited institution or equivalency.  Membership, or eligibility for membership, in The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET), along with LEED Accreditation and sustainable design experience are considered assets.
  • 5+ years of experience in consulting mechanical design engineering for buildings or equivalent experience and responsibilities is required.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience with AutoCAD drafting are required.  Proficiency with Revit is considered an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Excellent communication, time management, multitasking, and detail orientation skills
  • Capable of working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Effectively manages a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Able to balance work and personal requirements
  • Enjoys working in a professional office environment, with occasional client and site visits, and work outside of normal business hours


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.


Edmonton, AB

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