Morrison Hershfield

Senior Environmental Consultant - Power Sector

Location CA-ON-Markham
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/8/2017 2:35 PM)
Requisition #
2017 - 3678
# Positions



Morrison Hershfield is currently seeking a Senior Environmental Consultant in the Power Sector located in our Markham office. The ideal candidate will have an academic background in either planning, environmental science or engineering and at least 10 years of experience in environmental consulting. This person will have significant experience as a consultant completing environmental consulting projects in addition to his/her extensive business development experience in the Ontario market. Experience in other areas of Canada would be a definite asset.


It is expected that this person will be well known and respected in the Power sector market (generation, transmission, distribution) in Ontario and will have the ability and background to successfully sell the key services that we currently have in our Markham and Ottawa offices (e.g., environmental planning, environmental management, natural sciences). This person will be energized by being given aggressive business development goals (expectation is to build > $5 million in new business in this sector in Ontario in the next 3-5 years) and will work collaboratively with our Environment staff and key business development resources within MH.


Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.





  • Lead business development activities in support of growing our business with the Power Sector in Ontario
  • Achieve projected sales goals and targets as identified in the annual business plan
  • Opportunity to take a broader role in expanding our exposure to markets outside Ontario (e.g., Western Canada)and collaborating with our staff and clients in other jurisdictions in Canada
  • Project manager and/or senior environmental consultant on projects in area of specialty (e.g., planning, environmental science or engineering) (30 - 40% of time)




  • Undergraduate degree in either Planning, Environmental Sciences or Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of environmental consulting experience
  • At least 5 years experience in a "seller-doer" role as an environmental consultant serving some aspect of the Power sector in Canada
  • Prominent exposure to and stature within the Power sector in Ontario as evidenced by current industry association involvement, conference presentations, etc.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and client relationship skills
  • Working and client experience extending into and through western Canada would be desirable



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