Senior Impact Assessment Specialist - Vancouver

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Date: May 22, 2023

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 86524 

Job Category: Environmental 

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


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.


Senior Environmental Impact Assessment Lead, Environment and Sustainability 

Fulltime position located in Vancouver


Hatch named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 6th consecutive year!  


Hatch: Where people are passionately committed to making the world a better place through positive change! Where we believe in exceptional ideas delivered in exceptional ways! As one of largest Canadian employee-owned engineering and environment firms Hatch is uniquely positioned to offer opportunities ranging from focused technical scopes to leading critical programs for mega projects.  


Team: We foster a team culture where everyone can be a leader and challenge the status quo. A culture where employees are entrepreneurial every day! The team is focused on the collaboration and collective success. Here, all doors are open, and all ideas are welcome! 


The Role: Expertise in impact assessment is critical for successful project delivery. In a practice that’s growing, you will be part of Hatch’s global Environment and Sustainability Practice that collaborates and partners with clients, communities, stakeholders, regulatory bodies, and Hatch’s engineering teams to solve our clients most challenging problems. The opportunity is unique: Hatch’s wealth of technical engineering expertise combined with exceptional environmental expertise allows for innovative solutions to the most complex project challenges.


Your future manager: A human and committed leader, he is always ready to contribute to the development of each member of his team. Easy to approach, he listens and for him, it is you and your career which is important! 


Your challenges with us!
•    Lead and grow the revenue and profit of our existing environmental consulting practice in the areas of Impact Assessment and permitting.
•    Identify and develop environment related business opportunities with clients and companies working in the mining, energy and infrastructure sectors.
•    Provide leadership, technical direction, peer review and advice. 
•    Working with the team to develop innovative approaches to address the evolving methods and approaches to Impact Assessment.
•    Apply strong Project Management skills for coordination of key environmental deliverables.
•    Participate in resource planning, mentorship, and advisory leadership to project teams.
•    Work collaboratively with integrated, multidisciplinary teams, liaising with and supporting global peers.
•    Recruit and develop Hatch’s next generation of environmental leaders.
Your profile:
•    Post-Secondary education in environmental sciences, planning, environmental management, environmental engineering, social impact assessment and/or a related discipline.
•    A minimum of 15-years of experience in managing and delivering Impact Assessment, permitting and regulatory approvals.
•    In-depth understanding of Impact Assessment, permitting and approvals and regulatory requirements across Canada and internationally.
•    Demonstrated business development and client engagement experience.
•    Ability to lead, mentor and inspire. 
•    Entrepreneurial with a technical soul.
•    Effectively managing internal and external stakeholders.
•    Effective, open communication and presentation style with the ability to plan and deliver best in class, high quality deliverables. 


With us, you will change the world of tomorrow! 


Why join us?

What we offer you?


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


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


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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