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WSP USA IT Infrastructure Consultant in Thornhill, Ontario

We are currently looking for an intermediate IT Infrastructure Consultant to join our Technology Team, managing large security projects. As a subject matter expert you will be advising clients and representing WSP as leaders in the IT Infrastructure field. This position is a hybrid role and can be based in Ontario or Atlantic region.

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.

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

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. (https://www.wsp.com/en-CA/careers/notice-to-staffing-agencies)

A typical week would include:

  • IT Infrastructure consulting specifically in all of the following:

  • IT Cabling Infrastructure, Network and Technology systems design

  • IT Cabling Infrastructure, Network and Technology systems Contract Administration

  • Physical IT Infrastructure Audits and Assessments

  • Seeing projects through from beginning to end including: Concept Design Narratives, Schematic Design, Detailed Design, Construction Documents, Tender Review, Project Management, Construction Administration and Project Closeout.

  • Involved in stakeholder engagement and running requirements workshops with clients and stakeholders

  • Participate in workshops to elicit technical and functional requirements from a broad range of stakeholders, and developing client-focused solutions across a varied mix of IT Infrastructure and technologies.

  • Developing professional, client-facing documents, including technical specifications and reports, using standard software tools such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Visio, MS PowerPoint, Bluebeam Studio and Adobe Acrobat, among others;

  • Interpreting and reviewing typical design and construction issue technical drawings developed using REVIT, AutoCAD and similar tools;

  • Participating in technical and project meetings with a varied audience and participant mix, including management/executive, end-user, and technical personnel;

  • Instructing and guiding other, less experienced team members, in the development/production of CAD/Revit project deliverables;

  • Working individually or collaboratively with the local and wider Building Technologies team and other disciplines within the business.

  • Min 5 years’ experience in an IT Infrastructure consultancy

  • Familiarity with alternate delivery models (Alliance, DBFM, Design Build, etc.) is an asset.

  • Experience in active networking preferred

  • Demonstrable experience managing large IT projects

  • Commercial acumen essential

  • Be accomplished in delivering presentations

  • A flexible approach to the working environment

  • Ability to obtain a Public Works and Government Services Canada Level 2 security clearance and work in a secure environment.

  • Must be able to work normal hours of Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm, but also be willing to work overtime including evening and weekends when necessary.

  • Must be willing to travel periodically and as required for project assignments.

  • Must hold valid driver’s licence and vehicle for travel to client sites.