Kinectrics takes pride in being consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the energy and utility industry, where purpose and people mean as much as innovation and growth. That’s why we choose only the best and brightest to join us. To keep pace with Canada’s expanding energy and utility sector, Kinectrics has grown from a company of 300 to over 1,000 in only the last few years - and we aren’t looking to slow down. Join our diverse, supportive workplace for a rewarding career in the electricity industry.


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The Opportunity


Position: Principal Consultant – Environmental Impact Assessment

Employment Type: Permanent

Employment Level: Senior

Location: 393 University Ave, Toronto, ON

Department: Nuclear Safety & Licensing

Reports to: Manager, Advanced Reactor Integration & Analysis

Hours per week: 37.5

Number Required: 2


What We Offer


At Kinectrics, employees are recognized for their knowledge, experience, and contributions while working in a highly technical and challenging environment. Kinectrics puts you in the driver’s seat of your own career, setting you up alongside industry experts who will help you develop the skills essential to your professional growth in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and rewarding work culture.

  • Purpose: The work we do each day helps communities around the world. Find satisfaction in work that really matters, working alongside and as part of the best and brightest in the industry.
  • Growth: To keep pace with Canada’s expanding energy and utility sector, we are growing more each day, which means more opportunities for you. We encourage our employees to grow alongside our company thanks to a number of significant training and personal development opportunities.
  • Innovation: Our staff proudly develop innovations that push the industry forward.
  • Diversity: The company is dedicated to promoting diversity in its workforce, up to and including the senior management level. Our diversity committee ensures we stay up to date on leading trends and best practices, creating a desirable workspace for each and every one of our employees.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive total compensation package unmatched by most industries throughout North America.



Accountabilities: How You Will Make an Impact


Kinectrics is seeking one or more individuals for the role of Principal Consultant – Environmental Impact Assessment. This senior technical role will join our Canadian nuclear licensing teams with the general accountability for leading complex scopes in the area of Environmental Impact Assessment and related environmental studies, environmental risk assessments, etc.


  • Prepare inputs and submittals for environmental impact assessments (EIAs) in accordance with local and national regulations and guidelines.
  • Identify potential environmental impacts of proposed activities or projects and propose mitigation measures to minimize those impacts.
  • Support the conduct of hazard assessments.
  • Plan and supervise the conduct of fieldwork, data collection, and analysis to support EIA studies.
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations summarizing EIA findings and conclusions.
  • Communicate and consult with stakeholders, including project developers, government agencies, and community members, to gather information and share findings.
  • Stay up to date on relevant environmental laws, policies, and scientific research.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams to provide environmental expertise and support to projects and proposals.
  • Prepare or oversee the preparation of technical reports suitable for submission to clients and to nuclear regulators (for example, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada) and support clients in addressing questions from regulators.


This is a full-time position that may require travel and fieldwork. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and collaborative team of professionals and will have opportunities for professional growth and development.


What You Need to Succeed


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in environmental science, biology, ecology, engineering, or a related field; advanced degrees or specialization training is preferred.
  • 10 or more years of experience conducting environmental impact assessments, including fieldwork, data analysis, and report writing.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with experience presenting technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • Knowledge of environmental laws and regulations, and familiarity with environmental monitoring and assessment techniques.
  • Applied knowledge and experience in nuclear siting, site characterization, and licensing is considered an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams, with strong organizational skills.
  • Able to independently develop business in area of expertise, and support growth plans.
  • The following experience would be considered an asset, but is not necessarily required for the role:
    • Nuclear safety analysis including probabilistic methods.
    • Hazard analysis including methods such as HAZID, HAZOP, FMEA, etc.
    • Emergency Preparedness including environmental remediation.
    • Nuclear Security including Threat and Risk Assessments.
    • Nuclear regulatory affairs.
    • Experience with GIS and other mapping software.

Kinectrics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Kinectrics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.