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Mississauga - Fluvial Geomorphologist

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Date: Nov 6, 2022

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 66481 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Dynamic Earth Solutions (DES) specializes in site planning, spatial information and digital terrain modeling, surface and subsurface investigations, rock mechanics, underground structures, geotechnical laboratory services, flood forecasting and water resource management through our geotechnical, hydrotechnical, and civil site development expertise.


Hatch is currently seeking a Fluvial Geomorphologist to join our Dynamic Earth Solutions team. This search is an opportunity for a Professional Engineer or Geoscientist, with more than eight years of demonstrated engineering experience, to be part of our growing team and to broaden their skillset by working across our client’s key projects.


Reporting to the Regional DES Hydrotechnical or Geotechnical Lead, roles would vary slightly depending on final location.  Generally, however, the successful candidate will provide specialist advice on geohazard assessments (including flooding and debris flows), stream re-alignments and rehabilitations, erosion assessments and rehabilitations, water conveyance designs, and terrain rehabilitation projects associated with civil infrastructure, mine closure and final landform development with fieldwork and reporting aspects of varying size and complexity. You will be an experienced fluvial geomorphologist candidate who will be able to multi-task, contribute to and prepare reports independently, carry out field work and liaise the client. You will also be required to be client facing, generating work for Hatch.


As the successful candidate, you will: 

  • Conduct site investigations
  • Develop remedial action plans
  • Carry out hydrology and watercourse assessments.
  • Identity geohazards related to fluvial processes and classify fluvial materials.
  • Provide input to rehabilitation design projects as part of a larger team of Environmental Scientists, Hydrotechnical, Geotechnical, and Civil Engineers


You bring to the role: 

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline such as Earth Sciences, including Hydrology and Geomorphology; Geological Engineering; or Environmental Science.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) with any Canadian provincial/territorial association regulating the practice of Professional Engineering and Geoscience.
  • Experience in assessment of geohazards related to riparian processes (i.e., debris flows streambank erosion, scour assessment, and flooding).
  • Solid experience in a consultancy environment, specifically), stream hydrology and morphology assessments, and rehabilitation.
  • Technically strong in site investigations and stream morphology assessment for the purpose of diversions, restorations, rehabilitations, etc.
  • Previous experience in channel design for restoration and/or stabilization
  • Sediment erosion, transport, and fate analysis


Additional Complimentary Experience

  • Ontario Conservation Authority Fluvial Geomorphology Assessments
  • Spatial analysis (GIS, LiDAR, imagery)
  • Experience in Aquatic Habitat or Fish Offsetting Designs / Plans
  • Experience with projects situated in steep mountainous terrain (i.e., west coast of North America).
  • Experience contributing to the Provincial and/or Federal Environmental Assessment


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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