Building Restoration Engineer / Project Manager

WSP   •  

Ottawa, ON

11 - 15 years

Posted 265 days ago

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WSP  is currently seeking a Building Restoration Engineer/Project Manager to join our Building Sciences group, located at our Ottawa office. 


  •         Conduct building investigations and field reviews to determine design and repair options;
  •         Prepare client proposals, building investigation reports and construction documents;
  •         Provide technical advice to clients and direct project teams (consultants and contractors);
  •         Manage the contract administration and quality of restoration projects at the construction stage;
  •         Evaluate contractor performance to ensure project deliverables and quality standards are achieved;
  •         Keep the client informed of site issues impacting project quality and resolve issues as required;
  •         Make contributions to company knowledge management and practice systems;
  •         Contribute to the firm’s reputation in the market and maintain client base;
  •         Integrate, coach and develop employees through daily project work;
  •         Apply sustainable thinking to each project being delivered to clients; and
  •         Other duties as assigned.



  •         Bachelor's degree or Technical Diploma in Civil Engineering, Building Science, Architectural Science or a construction-related discipline;
  •         BSSO or CET designation an asset;
  •         Minimum 10 years of experience in an engineering or architectural firm;
  •         Proven success managing restoration and construction projects involving large commercial and residential buildings;
  •         In-depth knowledge of building materials and construction processes for repairing building envelopes, cladding systems, roofs and parking structures;
  •         Ability to quickly identify and understand project issues and opportunities;
  •         Ability to work on a variety of projects and manage multiple project deadlines to meet client requirements and expectations;
  •         A team player amongst energetic, successful people;
  •         Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills;
  •         Ability to work at heights. 

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).