Environmental Assessment Specialist - Intermediate

2 months ago
Job ID
Area of Interest
EN - Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
Job Type
Full Time
# of Positions
Education (Minimum)
Bachelors Degree
Experience (Years)

Job Responsibilities

Golder Associates is seeking an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Specialist to join our Mississauga operations.


Delivery of a variety of ESIA’s to our clients is a major and rapidly growing service within Golder. We are looking for highly successful, enthusiastic, ambitious people who share in our values to join our team. The successful candidate will manage Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) studies and help prepare ESIA reports.  In this role you will have opportunities to work on fun, diverse, and challenging projects. 


The work would involve the following:

  • Project leadership as project manager or ESIA Specialist on a variety of ESIAs across multiple sectors;
  • Technical leadership in managing, writing and reviewing ESIA reports and related deliverables;
  • People leadership in coordinating and communicating with multi-disciplinary technical teams, and mentoring junior staff on projects and in a career development context;
  • Client leadership in providing guidance to clients on requirements relating to ESIAs and managing client expectations;
  • Building strong, lasting relationships with clients, and developing new business opportunities;
  • Ensuring that high-quality deliverables are provided within budget and on schedule;

Job Requirements

We expect successful candidates will require:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (environmental sciences, environmental planning, resource management);
  • A minimum 5-10 years’ experience in planning, managing and completing ESIAs;
  • A minimum 2-3 years’ experience as project manager or ESIA Specialist on complex ESIAs;
  • Highly effective organizational, oral and written communication and project management abilities;
  • A strong understanding of the Canadian or Provincial environmental impact assessment legislation (e.g., the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012);
  • Experience coordinating applications for environmental permitting and approvals, and a dealing successfully with regulatory authorities;
  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams and mentoring employees
  • Ability to function in a team setting, accept responsibility and work to deadlines;

Additional assets include:

  • A successful track record of marketing consulting services;
  • A Master’s degree in an environmental assessment-related capacity;
  • A valid driver’s license; and,
  • Bilingualism.

Additional Information

Our Staff Benefit from:

  • An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates (a 100% employee-owned company)
  • Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
  • Employee mentoring program
  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

Regularly ranked as one of the best companies to work for.


At Golder Associates we strive to be the most respected global company providing consulting, design, and construction services in our specialist areas of earth and environment. Differentiated through our strong culture of employee-ownership and our focus on professional excellence and investment in our people, our focus, unique culture and operating environment offer opportunities and the freedom to excel, which attract the leading specialists in our fields. Golder professionals take the time to build an understanding of client needs and of the specific environments in which they operate.  We continue to expand our technical capabilities, now employing almost 6,500 people who operate from more than 160 offices located throughout Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America, and South America.


To join our team of leaders in ground engineering and environmental sciences go to www.golder.ca to apply and check out more career opportunities across Canada.

No phone calls please.  We thank all the individuals who expressed interest.
Only those individuals who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

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