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 an Instrumentation & Monitoring technician to join our Geotechnical team, located at our Ottawa office. Reporting to the Geotechnical Team Lead, this position will be responsible for providing a range of installation, maintenance and oversight of geotechnical instruments. This position will provide you the opportunity to work on one of the largest work programs in the National Capital Region
Why WSP? 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, 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: You will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of geotechnical instruments, e.g. SAA, Inclinometer, and Vibrating Wire Piezometers and etc. You will be responsible for daily monitoring work using a total station and other instrument read out unit. You can expect to supervise general site work including installation, inspection and decommissioning activities; You'll provide instrumentation technical issue troubleshooting, coordinate with supplier or engineer, and provide prompt response on site; You'll be coordinating site activities in regards instrumentation and monitoring, with general contractor, sub-contractors and suppliers; You will conduct data collection and initial analysis, with both manual and automatic data collection methods; You'll oversee the activities in geotechnical or construction site including quality review, data tracking and updating database using data management system; You will conduct or coordinate maintenance and tracking of maintenance for geotechnical equipment and instrumentation, as required; You may advise, support and QC/QA for field investigation programs
We'd love to hear from you if you have... A civil, geotechnical, or environmental technologist education or certification; Solid fundamental knowledge in geotechnical, environmental or structural; Familiarity with basic instrument operation i.e total station , inclinometer Extensive earthworks and/or monitoring project experience; Demonstrated capabilities in geotechnical instrumentation installations, readings, and trouble shooting Previous experience with cost and schedule tracking and control Excellent organization and communication skills Valid G Driver’s License The interest and ability to lift heavy equipment or instrument, and work in confined spaces or near railway tracks.