Company profile

WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals.

We bring together our 49 500 staff, based in more than 550 offices, across 40 countries to provide engineering and multidisciplinary services in a vast array of industry sectors, with a focus on technical excellence and client service. In Africa, our 400 strong team of engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, as well as environmental experts provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment.

We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services.

Operating from South Africa, our specialist skills backed by a global reach make us the service provider of choice – whatever the challenge might be.

What are we looking for?

We are a collaborative team of experts that thrives on challenge and unconventional thinking. Channelling our curiosity into creating progressive solutions to complex issues is both our mission and our passion.

Join us in doing purposeful, sustainable work that helps shape our communities and the future.

Fueled by passionate people

It matters to us that each of our colleagues comes to work every day with curiosity, drive and a sense of purpose. We are living proof that a stimulating, open working environment where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported is a catalyst for outstanding achievements.

We are locally dedicated with international scale

Our strength is our ability to adapt to our client’s culture and local markets. As a global multi-disciplinary business, we offer a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities, from working in specialist areas to contributing to some of the world’s most iconic projects.

And although we are a large global business, we aren’t tied down by bureaucracy. We strive to give our people the freedom and flexibility to make their own decisions, whether this is in their daily work or for progressing their career.

Culture of leadership

When you have talent, you want it to grow. So do we. Our leadership framework enables people to learn and develop the skills, tools and attitudes they need to succeed. Our objective is to have the right people in the right place to meet WSP’s current and future leadership requirements.

We're here to find solutions to problems, to make things possible for our clients, and to find value for our clients and the communities we live in. If you're a possibility person, then we will support you in turning them into reality.

Inspired by diversity, driven by inclusion

Discover a forward-thinking culture that incorporates some conventional yet non-negotiable qualities - like respect, integrity and trust. We welcome to the table all perspectives, strengths, skills, creeds and genders because we know that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results.

We are environmentalists, management consultants, civil engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, planners, sustainability specialists, acousticians, CAD designers, computer whizzes, and accountants – to name a few.

 


How to apply

We have a wealth of opportunities available across our regions. To find a vacancy that meets your aspirations visit wsp.com and visit our careers section https://wsp.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/

Please do watch our website for regular updates and closing dates for different roles.

Apply online

Closing date : 2020-12-31

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Bursary details

WSP in Africa offers bursaries for engineering and environmental students at recognised universities in South Africa. We support our bursary candidates through vacation work and employment opportunities after studies where possible, giving them the opportunity to not only make their mark on the world, but to build a legacy.
 
Environmental Sciences Bursary
 
WSP is looking for motivated, resilient, and innovative Environmental Science 3rd year and Honours students.
 
If you are an Environmental Sciences student, currently enrolled for a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Honours) and meet the following further requirements, please send us your application.
 
A minimum average of 75%. 
Please note that students should not be in receipt of another bursary or scholarship to be eligible.
Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals, but all South African Citizens are welcome to apply.
 
Engineering Bursary
 
Each year we look for Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers for our bursary programme. 
 
If you are an Engineering student, currently enrolled for a Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical engineering and meet the following further requirements, please send us your application.
 
A minimum average of 65%. 
Please note that students should not be in receipt of another bursary or scholarship to be eligible.
Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals, but all South African Citizens are welcome to apply.
 
How to apply
 
Please contact za.bursaryadministration@wsp.com  for more information and to apply.
 
 

Bursary closing date : 2020-10-16

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