Senior Environmental Scientist - Impact Assessment/Permitting (Mid-Senior Level)
Toronto, Canada
2d ago


  • Provide technical expertise on a variety of permitting, regulatory and environmental impact assessment tasks in support of clients’ projects.
  • Work on multiple projects, particularly in Northern Canada and Nunavut, to support ERM's Project Managers on execution of scope / budget / schedule to meet client's expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.
  • Support engagement activities with Indigenous groups, communities and stakeholders as part of the project design and permitting process.
  • Execute activities such as permit application scoping, application information requirements, technical writing, data and regulatory research and review, collection and integration of input from ERM’s subject matter experts, permit and environmental management plans, delegating GIS, data compilation and desk-top publishing assignments to support permit applications, and development of recommendations for clients.
  • Build strong collaborative relationships with other ERM employees worldwide.

  • Bachelor degree in Sciences, Environmental Engineering or related field
  • 10+ years of experience in the mining industry
  • Understanding of mining and mining-related environmental effects
  • Strong knowledge of capital project management and experience working as part of an integrated team of consultants and engineering companies to develop pre-feasibility and feasibility level studies.
  • Prior experience in environmental consulting or government
  • Expertise with Federal, Provincial and Territorial regulations and guidelines (particularly Nunavut and Northwest Territories)
  • Environmental Assessment experience
  • Experience with community and stakeholder engagement
  • Strong project management skills (e.g., development of work plans, budgets, schedules, and project controls) in a client-facing role
  • Excellent communication, accounting and organization skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a demanding work environment
  • Bilingual language skills (French and English) is an asset
  • If you are looking for new challenges with opportunities for career advancement, a desire to be part of a leading sustainability company, and working with some of the world’s largest mining companies, this will be your opportunity.

    Who We Are :

    As the world’s leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide.

    Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision : By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors.

    For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers.

    We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.

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