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BMT • CAN - Halifax, CAN - Ottawa, CAN - Victoria, CAN - Remote / Home

Climate and Environmental Consultant

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

About the role

The Climate and Environmental Consultant will conduct professional consulting work. This requires the application of a sound understanding of climate change mitigation and adaptation knowledge in the planning and carrying out of projects. The successful candidate should also have the scope to work independently and to assist in the coordination of difficult and complex assignments. As such, the Consultant will play an important role in to help build BMT’s brand reputation for superior quality technical work with a high customer focus.

In this role, the successful candidate will work closely with the Senior Consultant (Climate and Environment), BMT Canada, as well as other BMT experts to support the delivery of climate and environmental programs and projects.

The Climate and Environmental Consultant will:

  • Understand and communicate climate change resilience and adaptation and the broader context of its relevance to government and private entities.
  • Have broader skills and experience in the fields of climate change mitigation, natural hazard management, sustainability and/or other relevant environmental consulting and modeling disciplines.
  • Provide defendable, strategic, and in some cases statutory advice to clients in defence, energy and resource sectors.
  • Use their unique technical background to support the evaluation and execution of climate-related projects,
  • Project manage a range of projects with a high degree of oversight and planning, ensuring projects are executed to time and budget constraints and to client satisfaction.

In this role you will be able to:

  • Perform high quality and professional technical work involving considerable independence in approach, and a high degree of originality, ingenuity, and judgement.
  • Serve as a technical specialist in a climate-related or related environmental management field, applying advanced concepts, principles and methods in an assigned area.
  • Liaise with clients, potential and current, for the purposes of service delivery
  • Prepare, review and submit proposals / tenders, collaborating with other departments as needed.
  • Share knowledge and acts as collaborator with staff within other areas of expertise.
  • Adhere to, and actively promotes, quality, safety and environmental procedures/standards.
  • Adhere to, and actively promote, BMT operating standards.
  • Project manage a range of projects to scope and within time, cost and quality requirements.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of relevant software, systems and processes.

About You

We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible team members, who possess the following knowledge, experience, and skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or other relevant area of study.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience post-graduation in a consulting, government or applied research capacity undertaking projects in Canada and/or U.S.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient technical background in climate change mitigation and adaptation with experience or exposure to the defence, energy, infrastructure, government or other industry sectors.


  • Experience in climate change mitigation and other aligned sustainability or environment disciplines
  • Experience in developing hydrodynamic and water quality models
  • Experience working within the Government, Defence, Transport or Resources sector.
  • Experience working with complex projects.
  • Post-graduate qualifications (e.g. Masters, PhD) in relevant area of study

About BMT

We exist to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time. We create environments where people with outstanding technical knowledge deliver meaningful, practical solutions. We are driven by a commitment to a safer, more efficient, effective and sustainable future. To find out more about BMT click here .

BMT is open and committed to discussing flexible working. We believe that everyone performs at their best when they have the flexibility to make working for BMT work best for them.

BMT hires talented people and welcomes applications from everyone. We know that diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to achieving our purpose as a business which is to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time (to find out more click here ). Our passion and goal are to build more diverse teams and to create an environment where employees are engaged, thriving, and feel a sense of belonging.


At BMT, our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits in areas including health, family, finance, and personal development.

Don’t hesitate to ask more about our benefits during the hiring process.

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Does this sound like you? If so, please submit your application as soon as possible. We look forward to learning more about you.

BMT is committed to employment equity, to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst its workforce. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at BMT

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries





United Kingdom

United States

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