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Senior Environmental Planner/Ecologist

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Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 45864 

Job Category: Environmental 

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.

Our Environmental Services Group (ESG) provides our clients with expertise in climate change, environmental assessment & management, noise & vibration, social impact management, sustainable development design, and water resources. With your help, we can build extraordinary things that co-exist, and benefit local communities and habitats.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Senior Environmental Planner/Ecologist to join our Environmental Services Group in Mississauga.


The Hatch Environmental Services Group (ESG) undertakes studies and delivers environmental services in the areas of environmental and social impact assessment, permitting, community engagement, sustainability/corporate social responsibility, climate change and related project delivery services. Our wealth of engineering, environmental, EPCM project delivery and procurement experience and our global footprint is highly differentiated in the growing environmental services market. We are currently seeking a Senior Environmental Planner/Ecologist in our Mississauga office.


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Working with senior leaders to help grow the revenue and profit of our existing environmental consulting practice in the areas of environmental and social impact assessment, permitting and natural heritage studies;

  • Project Development, Project management, QA/QC and oversight of key environmental deliverables;

  • Working collaboratively with integrated, multidisciplinary teams; liaising and supporting colleagues globally;

  • Willingness for both domestic and international travel, as work requires;

  • Proven ability to take initiative;

  • Investigation of new technologies for data collection;  

  • Effectively managing internal and external stakeholders; and


You bring to the role:

  • Post-secondary education in environmental science or biology;

  • Project management for Environmental Assessments (e.g., documentation, environmental impact studies and ecological monitoring reports), including strategies for new technologies to collect and analyze existing conditions, identification of ecological sensitivities, potential impacts and recommended mitigation and management measures;

  • Demonstrated success in client engagement with the ability to generate new opportunities for the team;

  • 10 years’ relevant experience ideally within the mining, infrastructure and/or energy sectors;

  • Demonstrated experience in terrestrial ecology, specifically in designing and providing oversight for environmental investigations and technical studies;

  • Experience in conducting botanical and wildlife surveys with thorough understanding of monitoring protocols, including Species at Risk surveys;

  • Certified in Ecological Land Classification and wetland delineation;

  • Demonstrated experience leading applications for permits under Provincial and Federal legislation, and providing strategic advice to proponent clients in this regard;

  • Effective, open communication and presentation style with the ability to plan and execute best in class, high quality deliverables.


Core competencies: leadership, entrepreneurship, relationship building, strategic thinking and implementation. An influencer, networker and collaborator.

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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