Environmental Assessment Specialist - Intermediate

4 weeks 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. As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 180 offices worldwide, our over 8000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.


Accessibility Support:


Golder Associates Ltd. is committed to treating all people in a manner that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Golder believes in integration and equal opportunity, a workplace that is inclusive for all people where employees feel valued and have equal advancement opportunities. As such, we are committed to meeting the needs of people with accessibility requirements in a timely manner, and will do so by identifying, preventing and working to find solutions to workplace barriers to accessibility.  

Upon request, please let your recruiter know if you require accommodation in relation to the materials or processes used during the recruitment process.


Pre-Employment Checks:


All positions are subject to pre-employment background checks i.e. Criminal, education, driver's abstract and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.




Only candidates who are legally permitted to work in Canada will be considered.


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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