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WSP Canada

Materials Engineer

Posted 4 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

Our team is growing, and as a result we're looking for an experienced Materials Engineer to join our amazing group of professionals. As part of the Materials Engineering Team in Dartmouth, NS, you will be responsible for driving forward our ambitious plans to enhance our service offerings in the province through your work with a close-knit team of engineering specialists, professionals, and technical staff. This role requires a deep understanding of construction materials and their properties, as well as the ability to apply this knowledge to effectively solve problems and optimize project outcomes.

Why choose 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.

#WeAre WSP

What you can expect to do here:
  • You'll be using your expertise to review and report technical results, write technical reports, and provide expertise and client deliverables on our projects;
  • You'll be coordinating and managing our extensive technical materials engineering and pavement teams, both in the field and laboratory
  • You'll be assisting with the coordination, management, and certification of our CCIL-certified laboratories
  • You'll be managing relationships with clients and ensuring that their needs are understood and met, providing your guidance and expertise;

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • University degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent education or experience in engineering or engineering technology
  • 3-8 years experience working in Construction Materials QA/QC, Materials Engineering, or related field
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on accuracy and precision in all tasks
  • Licence to practice engineering, or ability to obtain licence in NS. Alternatively, current registration with TechNova.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Experience supervising and leading technical teams
  • Proficiency in the MS Office suite of products
  • Punctuality, reliability, and the ability to work effectively in teams and on your own
  • A willingness to do a variety of tasks and the ability to prioritize work according to importance and deadlines
  • You want to experience what it's like to work for the leading engineering consulting firm globally and be part of a growing and thriving team!

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.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-06

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