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WSP Canada

Instrumentation & Controls Engineer, Energy and Resources

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

WSP is currently seeking an Intermediate Instrumentation & Controls Engineer to join our Industrial department, located at our Saskatoon office. Reporting to the Electrical Department Manager, this position will be responsible for participating in EIC scopes of work in different roles across several industrial sectors including mining, energy, and agribusiness.

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.


What you can expect to do here:
  • Carry out I&C part of the project work by executing engineering, quality control monitoring, and technical report development.
  • Work with minimum supervision and complete tasks independently.
  • Make decisions and take responsibility on technical matters within the discipline scope.
  • Coordinate with various other departments and disciplines required for project implementation.
  • Provide occasional site support for EIC troubleshooting, commissioning, and other site duties.
  • Assign and review the work of junior automation engineers (engineers-in-training), technicians, and drafters assigned to projects.
  • Perform I&C design including but not limited to P&IDs, PLC and DCS control panel, loop diagrams, Communications and Bill of Materials required for project implementation in accordance with codes, standards, drawings, and other established methods while adhering to WSP's quality system requirements.
  • Actively participate in the preparation of technical and commercial proposals.
  • Assume the responsibilities of project engineer for EIC-specific projects, which involves, among other responsibilities, ensuring that all assigned deliverables are produced in compliance with quality, schedule, and budget requirements.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Educational requirements:
    • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Instrumentation & Control from an accredited institution.
  • Required years of experience:
    • 5-6 yrs' working with industrial automation systems.
  • Soft skills:
    • Ability to interact as part of a multidisciplinary team and with all types of client's representatives.
    • Proactive and able to manage time well.
    • Ability to build relationships with key clients.
    • Strong business acumen.
    • Driven to learn about the latest technologies and methods.
  • Technical skills
    • Knowledge of Industry 4.0 and IoT
    • Working knowledge of CSA/ISA/ANSI/IEEE standards, National Building Code, and other applicable codes.
    • Practical experience in the design of instrumentation and control systems (design criteria, network architecture, control system and instrument selection, etc.).
    • Experience with CADD software (e.g., AutoCAD).
  • Communication skills:
    • Fluent in the English language with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of programs.
  • Member or eligible to be a member of the APEGS as a professional engineer in Saskatchewan.
  • Onsite experience and focus on work safety.
  • Experience in start-up troubleshooting, commissioning, and system installation.
  • Experience in a consulting engineering or system integrator environment.

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 2024-08-11

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