• Title
    Senior Recruitment Specialist
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Additional Work Location
    CA-BC-Vancouver | CA-ON-Mississauga | CA-AB-Calgary | CA-AB-Calgary
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Senior Recruitment Specialist who is consultative and professional, and who possesses engineering consulting or commercial construction recruiting experience. This is a very hands-on, high energy position requiring an individual to be extremely motivated and results-driven.


    The successful candidate will be responsible to take ownership of full life cycle recruitment process ‘cradle to grave’ including but not limited to workforce planning, advising hiring managers on most strategic approach to fill open positions including job description content, candidate sourcing, and scheduling interviews. Candidate should be a dynamic, self-motivated, professional recruiter with extensive recruitment experience and with the ability to multitask efficiently.


    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions provides a full range of services to customers in the government, industrial, mining, power/energy, transportation, pharmaceutical, water, and oil & gas sectors. Our business draws on an experienced local footprint with a wide geographical reach to support our customer’s needs related to environmental consulting, engineering design and construction management. We are a diverse business, with around 6,000 people in about 175 offices. Our business locations reach from northern Canada to southern Chile and across the UK and Continental Europe. Together with our Wood sister firms, E&IS offers full-service solutions to clients throughout North America and internationally. Although each recruiter manages his/her own desk in different locations across North America, we are part of a bigger HR team who is very closely connected.  



    Work location is open to any Wood E&IS office location in Canada. This position supports our offices in Western Canada and Québec.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Manage all aspects of the recruiting process for a portfolio of multi-level positions servicing multiple Hiring Managers located in several locations on a daily basis and using various sourcing strategies to recruit candidates
    • Develop and execute cost-effective and creative sourcing strategies that meet the immediate and future needs of the business and produce diverse applicant pools
    • Build and maintain network of potential passive and active candidates through pro-active sourcing and networking; conduct in-depth interviews and assessments of potential candidates
    • Maintain accurate and well-ordered documentation on all candidates, searches and recruiting activities and accurate utilization of Applicant Tracking System according to standards
    • Work cooperatively with all members of the Recruiting team to develop and implement plans and activities
    • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with hiring managers to create a partnership that produces results and builds credibility

    Skills / Qualifications

    • 7+ years of experience in full lifecycle recruiting; Agency recruiting experience an asset
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources or related field preferred
    • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
    • Bilingualism, French / English is an asset
    • Proficient in utilizing an Applicant Tracking System for sourcing, tracking and managing candidates
    • Must have proficiency in all recruiting lifecycle components, including sourcing, qualifying, networking, assessing, offer negotiation, and closing
    • Strong proficiency in consulting with hiring managers, leveraging recruiting experience to influence hiring decisions
    • It is expected that candidates be experienced in recruitment in several of the following areas:
      • Consulting Engineering: Mining, Power & Process, Civil, Geotechnical, Environmental, Water Resources, Industrial Engineers, Geologists, etc.
      • Scientists in the biophysical sciences area including: Biologists, Ecologists, Hydrogeologists, Archaeologists, Chemists, Biologists, Toxicologists, etc.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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