Mississauga - Fluvial Geomorphologist Job

Job Overview

Mississauga, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
5 months ago

Additional Details

Some Exp. Required (2 - 5 Years)

Job Description

Hatch is currently seeking a Fluvial Geomorphologist to join our Dynamic Earth Solutions team. This search is an opportunity for a Professional Engineer or Geoscientist, with more than eight years of demonstrated engineering experience, to be part of our growing team and to broaden their skillset by working across our client’s key projects.

Reporting to the Regional DES Hydrotechnical or Geotechnical Lead, roles would vary slightly depending on final location.  Generally, however, the successful candidate will provide specialist advice on geohazard assessments (including flooding and debris flows), stream re-alignments and rehabilitations, erosion assessments and rehabilitations, water conveyance designs, and terrain rehabilitation projects associated with civil infrastructure, mine closure and final landform development with fieldwork and reporting aspects of varying size and complexity. You will be an experienced fluvial geomorphologist candidate who will be able to multi-task, contribute to and prepare reports independently, carry out field work and liaise the client. You will also be required to be client facing, generating work for Hatch.

As the successful candidate, you will: 

  • Conduct site investigations
  • Develop remedial action plans
  • Carry out hydrology and watercourse assessments.
  • Identity geohazards related to fluvial processes and classify fluvial materials.
  • Provide input to rehabilitation design projects as part of a larger team of Environmental Scientists, Hydrotechnical, Geotechnical, and Civil Engineers

You bring to the role: 

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline such as Earth Sciences, including Hydrology and Geomorphology; Geological Engineering; or Environmental Science.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) with any Canadian provincial/territorial association regulating the practice of Professional Engineering and Geoscience.
  • Experience in assessment of geohazards related to riparian processes (i.e., debris flows streambank erosion, scour assessment, and flooding).
  • Solid experience in a consultancy environment, specifically), stream hydrology and morphology assessments, and rehabilitation.
  • Technically strong in site investigations and stream morphology assessment for the purpose of diversions, restorations, rehabilitations, etc.
  • Previous experience in channel design for restoration and/or stabilization
  • Sediment erosion, transport, and fate analysis

Additional Complimentary Experience

  • Ontario Conservation Authority Fluvial Geomorphology Assessments
  • Spatial analysis (GIS, LiDAR, imagery)
  • Experience in Aquatic Habitat or Fish Offsetting Designs / Plans
  • Experience with projects situated in steep mountainous terrain (i.e., west coast of North America).
  • Experience contributing to the Provincial and/or Federal Environmental Assessment

Why join us?

What we offer you?

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


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