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Thermal Lead, Atlantic region

Date: Aug 1, 2019

Location: St. John's, NL, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 20911 

Job Category: Energy; Engineering; Environmental 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly 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.

Thermal Lead, Atlantic Region

This person will report to the Global Director, Thermal

Ofice Location: St. John's, Newfoundland.

This is a technical and business development position within the Power Business Unit of Hatch. It provides an opportunity for professional growth to the selected individual within the thermal power department by engaging in business development and project execution for studies, detailed design and owner’s engineering work for Utilities and Power Producer clients in Atlantic Canada primarily.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Power team and leads the Thermal business in a multi-disciplinary teams in delivering winning proposals and undertake/complete assignments flawlessly. Client engagement, business development, proposal management and Project Management are core responsibilities. The incumbent should be highly knowledgeable of Canada Atlantic Energy markets and key players. Reporting to the Global Director, Thermal Power, and working closely with other region leaders, the successful candidate will ensure that all projects are completed in accordance with applicable codes and standards, Hatch’s corporate policies and processes and to the full satisfaction of clients.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Lead Thermal Power business development efforts and strategic initiatives, including preparation of proposals, pursuit plans and origination for Atlantic Canada;
  • Manage and develop client relationship with power producers and utilities in Eastern Canada
  • Manage assigned studies and projects for clients in Atlantic Canada including interfacing and reporting to clients, monitoring and managing budget and schedules for specialized upfront power studies;
  • Provide leadership and mentorship on specialized technical design and deliverable requirements for various forms of Thermal Power generation and cogeneration.
  • Provide support to other regions in the development and delivery of project requirements within the Power BU and requisite client engagements as required;
  • Through project delivery and involvement in industry activities / associations / committees / etc, develop and maintain client relations.


  • Mechanical (preferred) or electrical engineering degree from a recognized university
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Minimum of 10-15 years of progressive within the thermal power industry in a consulting/engineering environment
  • Experience with thermal power systems, such as gas, coal, biomass, liquid fuel, district energy and industrial thermal systems
  • Proven track record in business development for engineering services through the development and maintenance of client relations;
  • Ability to successfully lead small and medium projects with remote and local teams
  • Flexibility for short term business travels
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of staff and clients (both written and orally);
  • Track record of delivering projects on time and to budget;
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and experience within organizations and teams, people manager


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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