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Regional Director, Environmental Services Group, Western North America

Date: Jul 5, 2019

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 21493 

Job Category: 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.

Regional Director, Environmental Services Group, Western North America


The Hatch Environmental Services Group (ESG) undertakes studies and delivers environmental services in the areas of environmental engineering, Environmental and Socio-economic Impact Assessment, permitting, ESAs, community engagement, sustainability/corporate social responsibility, climate change, indigenous engagement 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 Regional Director based in Vancouver, and overviewing Western-North America Environmental Services.


This is a senior role and an excellent career opportunity for someone with extensive experience in the environmental consulting community as a recognized environmental professional, who is looking to take the next step in their career development. 


This person will have incorporated project and team leadership skills, experience with operational management with equally strong client relationship management and business development skills. The person for this role will be a business leader, team builder and will be able to leverage their network of contacts. The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, but not limited to:


  • Lead and grow our existing environmental consulting practice.
  • Provide technical and peer review support for client deliverables.
  • Identifying and developing ESG related business opportunities.
  • Providing project management, resource planning, mentorship and advisory leadership to project teams.
  • Work collaboratively with engineering and project teams, liaising and supporting global peers.
  • Recruit and develop Hatch’s next generation of environmental leaders.


Skills and Qualifications:


  • Post-Secondary education in environmental engineering, engineering science, environmental science, and/or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience in construction environmental management, permitting and environmental assessments on major mining, infrastructure or energy projects.
  • Demonstrated business development and client engagement experience.
  • Experience working on major EPCM projects.
  • Willingness for both domestic and international travel as work requires.
  • Ability to lead, mentor and inspire environmental teams.
  • Entrepreneurial with a technical soul.
  • Effective, open communication and presentation style with the ability to plan and deliver best in class, high quality deliverables.



  • Postgraduate qualifications in a related discipline.
  • Ability to be flexible, learn and perform challenging tasks outside their area of skills and experience.
  • In-depth understanding of provincial and federal environmental legislation
  • Core Competencies: Leadership, Consultative, entrepreneurial, relationship builder, strategic thinker and implementer, influencer, networker, collaborator.


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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