Senior Environmental Engineer or Scientist
Geosyntec Consultants
Toronto, ON

About $95,000 - $140,000 a year

Are you looking for a home for the best years of your career? A place where you can contribute to a dynamic employee-owned firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals? Geosyntec is the place for you! We are seeking an exceptional Senior Environmental Engineer or Scientist to help grow our contaminated site assessment and remediation practices in Southern Ontario. This position is well-suited for a talented, highly experienced individual who is interested in being a leader and contributing to innovative and challenging projects, including the financial and technical evaluation, design, permitting, and construction stages. Our client base includes a diverse mix of industrial, institutional and governmental clients.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting

Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? We expect that you’d work on a variety of challenging technical projects and leverage your existing relationships to help Geosyntec expand its current practices and capabilities.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec’s culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will help integrate you into Geosyntec’s culture as you advance to this next stage of your career. Some of the task-level or project management responsibilities you will be asked to do include:

Business development; including bringing in new clients and obtaining repeat business from existing clients, leading proposal preparation, and developing and implementing a business development plan;
Task and project management, including planning and implementing investigation and remediation projects, budgeting and budget management, adherence to schedule, quality, client satisfaction, and profitability;
Management and mentoring of junior staff and managing subcontractors;
Work plan development, data evaluation, and report writing;
Data analysis, including preparing maps and figures using GIS/Environmental Visualization Software (EVS) applications, and database management;
Preparing technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals;
Reviewing and managing written document production;
Preparing for and participating in meetings with clients, regulatory personnel, and other parties; and
At times, job may also include fieldwork including multi-media environmental sampling, sediment sampling and characterization, drilling oversight, contractor oversight, and remediation system operations, maintenance, and construction.
Here are some other things you should know about this position:

Training: This position requires OSHA/MSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including technical conferences, in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our professionals to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants
Overnight travel: Up to 20%
Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual’s own performance and initiative.

BS degree in Engineering (civil, geological, chemical, or environmental preferred) or Geology (required).
Advanced degree in the same. (preferred
At least 8 years of direct environmental consulting experience in the North American marketplace. (required)
Detailed knowledge of addressing complex sites and strategies for remediation of complex suites of contaminants. (required)
Professional certification (P.Eng., P.Geo., or equivalent) (required).
Experience with multi-disciplinary project teams. (required)
Demonstrated success in the development and management of clients. (required)
Excellent leadership skills. (required)
Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines, and traveling to client facilities as needed. (required)
Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and refreshers. (preferred)
Valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. (required)

Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.


Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

Geosyntec offers excellent compensation packages commensurate with experience, along with a comprehensive employee benefits package.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer