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WSP Canada

Construction Inspector (Contract)

Posted 9 days ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP has upcoming municipal infrastructure upgrade projects that are anticipated to enter construction in 2024 in various areas of Newfoundland & Labrador. Projects are in the municipalities of Bay Bulls, Avondale, Bay Roberts, Bryant's Cove, Carbonear, L'Anse-au-Loup, Mount Pearl, St. Anthony, Torbay and Pasadena and the Inuit Community of Nain. Each project requires experience municipal construction inspectors to oversee construction activities at these locations. The projected constructed duration for each project is as follows:
  • Avondale - June-August
  • Bay Bulls & Witless Bay - May to October
  • Bay Roberts - June to October
  • Bryant's Cove - May to August
  • Carbonear (2 Positions) - May to November
  • L'Anse-au-Loup - June to October
  • Mount Pearl - April to October
  • Nain - June-October 2024
  • St. Anthony - May to July
  • Torbay - June to August
  • Pasadena. - April to November

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:

  • You'll be conducting site inspection for municipal construction projects, including storm and sanitary sewers, water distribution, and roadways identifying and advising of non-compliance.
  • You'll be reviewing and interpreting contract documents and contract drawings.
  • You'll coordinate and monitor the material testing/quality control program completed by others.
  • You'll keep field diaries, records of work completed, materials and equipment on site each day.
  • You'll monitor environmental compliance.
  • You'll work closely with the Contract Administrator to provide observations, records and data as required for contract administration.
  • You'll be tracking and summarizing quantities, and review, prepare and recommend approval of payment certificates.
  • You'll liaise with the design engineer and clients for approval of on-site changes.
  • You'll liaise with the municipality, public and other stakeholders.
  • You'll ensure compliance with WSP's project-specific Health and Safety Plan

What you'll bring to WSP:

  • You have 2 to 3 years' experience as a Construction Inspector on municipal infrastructure projects.
  • You have good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You've preferably got good knowledge of the Department of Transportation & Infrastructure Municipal Water, Sewer and Roads Master Construction Specifications.
  • You've got a valid drivers license and a clean Driver's Abstract.

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 2024-09-12

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