Project Manager

WSP   •  

Thornhill, ON

Industry: Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 41 days ago

WSP is currently seeking a Project Manager to join our Aviation Department, located at our Thornhill office. This position will be based at a project site in Toronto. Reporting to the Manager, engineering this position will be responsible for leading and delivering aviation consulting services to our domestic and international clients. This position forms an integral part of WSP's Centre of Excellence in the Aviation Industry.


  • Provide Engineering expertise, guide design processes and review of different engineering packages
  • Prepare presentation materials including PowerPoint presentations;
  • Oversee the delivery of the technical milestones and phases of the project;
  • Manage the budgets and deadlines for the project;
  • Manage multi-disciplinary project teams;
  • Liaison with clients and the project team;
  • Responsible for coordination of multi-disciplinary design teams;
  • Manage contract specifications and documentation;
  • Liaison with all discipline team members, sub-consultants, and agencies;
  • Implement and oversee project quality control and quality assurance;
  • Manage resolution of project issues, identification of mitigation measures;
  • Review and analyze project schedules for activities, milestones, and critical path;
  • Prepare proposals, project cost estimates, and budgets;
  • Supervise the work of Engineers, Coordinators and support staff appointed to the project;
  • Perform all other tasks that will help accomplish successful delivery of the project;
  • Contribute to knowledge transfer by providing functional guidance, peer review, and mentoring;
  • Other duties as assigned/required.


  • Undergraduate Degree in Engineering (Civil Engineering preferred) from an accredited university;
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Canada (Ontario preferred);
  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience;
  • Aviation experience is an asset;
  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams of project professionals;
  • Strategic, conceptual analytical thinking and decision making skills;
  • Adaptability and flexibility including the ability to manage project deadlines;
  • Experience with schedule software is an asset;
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and enthusiastic team player;
  • Excellent oral and written and presentation skills;
  • Be flexible and have the ability to work on multiple projects of varied complexity with minimal supervision;
  • You must be legally able to work in Canada and obtain a Transport Canada security clearance assessment in order to receive a Restricted Area Identification Card (RAIC) to allow working at a Canadian airport;
  • This position requires some international and domestic travel;
  • Availability to work overtime on an as needed basis;
  • Possess a valid Ontario Drivers' license and vehicle.