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WSP Canada

Intermediate Environmental Health and Safety Consultant

Dartmouth, NS
Full Time
7 days ago
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
The Opportunity:
WSP has a new opportunity for an Intermediate Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Consultant on a full-time basis based in Dartmouth, Fredericton or Moncton. Our team is growing, and as a result, we are looking for you to join our multi-disciplinary team of occupational/industrial hygienists, EHS compliance professionals, environmental professionals, and hazardous materials managers in Nova Scotia and the Atlantic region. As an Intermediate EHS Consultant, you will work on projects involving hazardous material management/remediation and other EHS-related projects.

We look forward to welcoming you to the WSP team! The Intermediate EHS Consultant will be involved in a broad range of responsibilities including:
  • Assisting clients in maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Report preparation and intermitten fieldwork.
  • Maintaining positive relationships with clients.
  • Intermittent travel to sites.
Why WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

A day in the life:
  • Provide full cycle Project Coordination and Management Services, which will include:
    • Initiating and managing projects from the proposal stage to completion;
    • Developing project scopes of work and budgets;
    • Preparing proposals;
    • Tracking time and expenses to projects, allocating staff and resources, compiling invoicing information and maintaining project files;
    • Conducting and scheduling and supervising resources to ensure projects are progressing efficiently;
    • Generating reports and correspondence; and,
    • Identifying and rectifying site issues and project concerns.
  • Provide Industrial/Occupational Hygiene services to our clients, which will include:
    • Conducting qualitative and quantitative worker exposure assessments of chemical, physical, biological agents;
    • Conducting Indoor Air Quality Assessments (IAQ);
    • Conducting hygiene, health and safety compliance/conformance; and management systems audits.
  • Providing Hazardous Materials Management Expertise, including:
    • Conducting building assessments for hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead, and mould;
    • Preparing, developing, and tendering remediation specifications for hazardous material removal, including asbestos, lead and mould; and,
    • Providing on-site inspection services for hazardous materials abatement and remediation projects, including contractor oversight, air sampling, and reporting.
  • Actively participating in and encouraging adherence to our Health and Safety program and industry best practice.
  • Conducting training programs.
What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Bachelor's degree in EHS, occupational health, environmental science or a related discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant consulting or industry experience;
  • Actively working towards a certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or another similar certification would be an asset;
  • In-depth knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation;
  • Working knowledge of industrial hygiene practices and indoor air quality assessments including maintenance and calibration of field equipment;
  • Experience in providing services and/or training in hazardous materials management is considered an asset;
  • Availability and willingness to travel periodically within North America as required, occasionally for extended periods of time. The frequency and duration of travel and site work will depend on business and client needs.

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.


  • 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.

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