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Hatch Ltd.
Hatch employees donated funds to food banks and community organizations in need during the pandemic  

Recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2022) and Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Hatch Ltd. was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2022) and Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2022):

  • In the past year, Hatch implemented an office reimbursement program, providing up to $500 to help employees outfit their home office with furniture or supplies -- and recently increased coverage for mental health services (from $400 to $1,500 annually)
  • Hatch helps employees prepare for life after work with retirement planning assistance services, along with a defined contribution pension plan and a health plan that extends into their retirement (shared premium contributions) with no age limit -- and offers phased-in work options for those nearing retirement
  • Hatch recognizes employee dedication and accomplishments through an annual global awards program with a variety of categories, including best paper (for technical papers submitted at a conference or for publication), construction management, sustainability, innovation, and a recently added award for diversity and inclusion
Hatch employee at a work site  

Employer Background

Industry Engineering services
Established in Canada 1955
Major Canadian hiring locations Markham ON, Saint John NB, Edmonton AB, Sudbury ON, Montréal QC, Calgary AB, Niagara Falls ON, Saskatoon SK, Mississauga ON, Winnipeg MB, Vancouver BC, Halifax NS, St. John's NL, Thunder Bay ON
Full-time employees in Canada 3,534
Part-time employees in Canada 516
Full-time employees worldwide 6,701
Workforce engaged on a contract basis 15%
Average age of employees in Canada 43 years
Longest serving employee 50 years

COVID-19

Pandemic response one-time reimbursement of $500 for home office set-up, created a guide of best practices for working remotely, offered training and awareness on mental health and building resilience, increased coverage for mental health services (from $400 to $1,500)

Physical Workplace Rating: A+

Editorial note due to the pandemic, some workplace amenities may be temporarily unavailable
Commuter amenities online carpool sign-up, free parking, electric vehicle charging stations, secure/sheltered bicycle parking, corporate ride-sharing account
Workplace features located in Sheridan Science and Technology Park, head office is home to the Hatch Gallery of Contemporary Art, which features pieces from Abraham Anghik Ruben (a contemporary artist of Inuit descent and an Order of Canada recipient), additionally, the workplace includes telecommuter workstations, sit-stand workstations, private phone booth, nap room, religious observance room, outdoor patio, outdoor barbecue, discounts at local restaurants
Employee lounge amenities comfortable seating, television, board games, picnic tables and chairs outside, library and book exchange
Onsite cafeteria healthy menus, special diet menus, subsidized meals, take-home meals
Onsite fitness facility for employees only, subsidized membership, treadmills, stationary bikes, stairmasters, instructor-led classes (yoga, kickbox/cardio, step, strength training, Zumba, pilates, salsa), elliptical trainers, rowing machines, weights, shower facilities, healthy weight discussion sessions with a registered dietitian, personal training and massage therapy (available at additional cost), iFly Toronto, movie theatre

Work Atmosphere & Communications Rating: B

Employee social committee name GTA Social Committee (est. 2002)
Past social events virtual coffee chats and cocktail hours, virtual events to commemorate various dates including National Indigenous Peoples Day and International Women's Day, repurposed funds for its annual holiday gala to an Uber Eats gift card for employees (employee can also donate the amount to local charities), an impressive variety of employee sports teams (volleyball, softball, dragon boat racing, road hockey, soccer, squash, and snowboarding)
Cultural aspects business-casual dress daily, casual dress Fridays, music while working, concierge services available, employee sports teams, organized social activities for retirees
Employee communications intranet site, company newsletter, traditional/email suggestion box, internal social media
Other in-house communications virtual town halls, dedicated COVID-19 microsite on intranet, bi-weekly live broadcasts with the CEO at the start of the pandemic, Hatch Hillers and the Quarter Century Club for retirees

Financial Benefits & Compensation Rating: A

Financial benefits note Hatch has multiple employee groups, financial benefits may vary by position
Outside salary surveys participates in outside salary surveys every 12 months
Employee salary reviews individual salaries are reviewed every 12 months
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Long-term planning retirement planning assistance, phased-in retirement work options, life & disability insurance
Profit-sharing plan available to all employees
Year-end bonuses available to all employees
Signing bonuses available for some positions
Additional financial benefits share purchase plan available to some employees, year-end bonuses for some employees, corporate discount program (e.g. retail, services, travel, etc.), discounted home insurance, discounted auto insurance

Health & Family-Friendly Benefits Rating: B+

Health plan note Hatch has multiple employee groups, health plans may vary by position
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 80% of the premiums
Flexible coverage health plan is flexible with adjustable premiums and coverage levels
Minimum hours worked for coverage 20 hours per week
Waiting period there is no waiting period for coverage
Family coverage option yes
Retiree coverage with no age limit yes
Dental coverage routine, restorative, orthodontics
Paid sick days employees receive 10 days off each year
Health plan includes traditional coverage (e.g. prescription drugs), employee assistance (EAP) plan, semi-private hospital room, physiotherapy, medical travel insurance, homecare, medical equipment and supplies, massage therapy, nutrition planning, podiatrist, osteopathy, chiropractor, alternative coverage (e.g. acupuncture, naturopathy), virtual healthcare services
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $1,500 each year
Additional health plan information unused health credits can be transferred to a health spending account, a group RRSP or taken as taxable income, no set maximum of paid sick days
Family-friendly benefits note Hatch has multiple employee groups, family-friendly policies may vary by position
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 100% of salary for 6 weeks
Parental top-up (mothers) up to 67% of salary for 20 weeks
Parental top-up (fathers) up to 67% of salary for 20 weeks
Adoption top-up up to 67% of salary for 20 weeks
Additional family-friendly benefits extended parental leave to unpaid leave, phased-in return to work for new parents
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting

Vacation & Personal Time-Off Rating: B+

Vacation note Hatch has multiple employee groups, vacation policies may vary by position
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Vacation jump vacation increases after 5 years of employment
Maximum vacation allowance employees move to a maximum of 4 weeks of vacation over their career
Previous experience considers previous work experience when setting annual vacation for new employees
Unpaid leave of absence option yes

Employee Engagement & Performance Rating: B+

Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
Managers receive performance review training yes
360° feedback option as part of the review process, performance feedback is also solicited from co-workers and other managers familiar with each employee's work
Confidential employee feedback employees can also provide confidential feedback on their manager's performance
Exit interview exit interview option is available for departing employees
Performance recognition online recognition platform, individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer recognition awards, long-service awards, tailored and unique rewards (e.g. travel), quarter century celebration for milestone employees (25 years and every 5-year increment thereafter), quarterly Quality Award for individuals and teams, annual global awards program with a variety of categories including best paper (for best technical paper submitted at a conference or for publication), construction management, design excellence and sustainability, to name only a few
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months

Training & Skills Development Rating: B

Career planning in-house career planning services
In-house training initiatives mentoring, in-house training, online training, leadership training, paid internships, subsidies for professional accreditation, mentoring to transfer retirees' skills
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 50% of tuition per year

Community Involvement Rating: B+

Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities
Total number of charities supported last year approximately 60 charitable and community organizations were supported last year
Some of the community organizations supported United Way, Great Cycle Challenge for The Hospital for Sick Children (raised over $50,000), Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer (raised over $1.9-million for the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation), Orbis Plane Pull for Sight
Charitable giving matches employee donations
Community highlight As part of its charitable focus, Hatch seeks to establish meaningful partnerships with the communities in which it works, specifically, in areas such as clean energy, student education, and philanthropic efforts.

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Hatch Ltd. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2022):

  • Hatch manages a Professional Development Program (PDP) to help recent grads in their first to third year of employment transition to the working world -- the PDP program is driven by the Young Professionals Committees at Hatch, who help plan events and present budgets for approval
  • Hatch regularly partners with universities across Canada to collaborate on educational, research and development projects as well as for scholarship grants -- the company sponsors the University of Toronto's Community of Practice for Engineering Leadership, which provides students with access to industry mentors and programs that focus on professional development
  • Hatch offers several mentorship opportunities to connect employees of all experience levels, including global mentor circles for professionals with four to 10 years of experience and the new Project Delta initiative launched in 2020, which pairs new and young employees with experienced professionals with four to 10 years of practice
Students and new graduates at Hatch engage in a training session  

Highlights

Industry Engineering services
Major Canadian hiring locations Markham ON, Saint John NB, Edmonton AB, Sudbury ON, Montréal QC, Calgary AB, Niagara Falls ON, Saskatoon SK, Mississauga ON, Winnipeg MB, Vancouver BC, Halifax NS, St. John's NL, Thunder Bay ON
Full-time employees in Canada 3,534
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
In-house training programs orientation program, in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 50% of tuition per year
Unique training and development opportunities in-house Professional Practice Exam prep course for individuals pursuing their professional engineering license, global mentor circles for professionals with 4 to 10 years of experience (each circle consists of 2 associate mentors and 6 employees, meeting once every 4 to 6 weeks via Skype), Project Delta mentorship initiative (young employees are paired with professionals with 4 to 10 years of experience for guidance and knowledge-transfer), professionals with 4 to 10 years of experience can attend leadership workshops hosted by the University of Toronto's iLead program
Additional highlights orientation for new graduates (with presentations, speeches from senior leaders and team-building activities), opportunities for young professionals to participate in the Enginuity competition (a global computer-simulated competition where teams manage a global construction business), scholarships for Indigenous students (offered in partnership with various universities across the country), summer and winter student showcase hosted 3 times a year for co-op students to present their work experience and projects, Management Mingle social events with local leadership (one format for this event includes a leader with a large group of young professionals)
Dedicated employee resource group Young Professionals Committee, events include young professional mingles, monthly networking lunches and mentoring breakfasts, speed networking, and lunch or breakfast with senior leaders or board of directors (to name a few)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Hatch Ltd. was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2022):

  • Hatch recently set a goal to have women represent 40 per cent of its workforce by 2023, and to ensure the company provides equal access to opportunity for women, Hatch will aim to have a third of all experienced hires and half of student and young professional interview slates be women -- additionally, the company launched a pilot sponsorship program to address the advancement of women through its pipeline
  • Hatch partnered with Our Children's Medicine to indigenize its application process to help ensure it represents the Indigenous way of life, culture, and that inclusion and systemic barriers are considered throughout an applicant's journey -- the company also offers scholarships and internships for Indigenous youth (in partnership with Indspire) and mentoring for students interested in engineering (as part of the Oskayak High School job shadowing program in Saskatchewan)
Hatch employee, David Neilly (second from right) participated in a past panel discussion for International Women's Day hosted by the Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce  

Highlights

Industry Engineering services
Major Canadian hiring locations Markham ON, Saint John NB, Edmonton AB, Sudbury ON, Montréal QC, Calgary AB, Niagara Falls ON, Saskatoon SK, Mississauga ON, Winnipeg MB, Vancouver BC, Halifax NS, St. John's NL, Thunder Bay ON
Full-time employees in Canada 3,534
Management of diversity and inclusion initiatives regional diversity and inclusion committees, global diversity and inclusion steering committee (led by chairman and CEO), global diversity and inclusion action team
Performance management and accountability voluntary employee self-identification, including at the applicant stage, reviews demographic metrics on a monthly basis and also reports progress to employees via a diversity and inclusion dashboard, set a goal of 40% women representation by 2023
Noteworthy diversity strategies and policies diversity and inclusion design program (to encourage best practice in design procedures across all phases of client projects, includes composition of project teams to actual end product)
Recruitment initiatives requires interview slates to be one-third women (for experienced hires) and half women (for student and young professional roles), selects diverse interview panels and representatives for campus and industry events, partnered with Our Children's Medicine to Indigenize its application process to help ensure it represents the Indigenous way of life, culture, and that inclusion and systemic barriers are considered throughout an applicant's journey, internship program for Indigenous youth (in partnership with Indspire)
Retention and development programs sponsorship program to support the advancement of women into leadership roles
Training and awareness initiatives mandatory Indigenous cultural awareness training, unconscious bias training for leaders, toolkit to help employees incorporate diversity and inclusion considerations for tasks such as setting up meetings and events and leading teams, global diversity and inclusion site (with news, blogs, company updates and resources), commemorates important dates such as International Women's Day, International Day of Persons with Disabilities, National Indigenous Peoples Day and Black History Month
Diversity highlights created two internal awards to recognize employee efforts for diversity and inclusion and Indigenous inclusion, mentors Indigenous students interested in engineering (as part of Oskayak High School's job shadowing program in Saskatchewan)

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Hatch Ltd. was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2022):

  • Hatch's specialized environmental services practice group ensures that environmental and sustainable design considerations are factored into all of its projects -- and at its own offices, employees participate in extensive waste management programs that encompass e-waste, organics, paper, batteries, bans on one-time use plastics, as well as programs to ensure the proper disposal and recycling of all waste at project sites, including hazardous waste, scrap metals, treated and untreated wood, pipes, insulation and more
  • Hatch recognizes Earth Day through an annual Sustainable Development Week (held virtually during the pandemic) and organizes a week of sustainability-focused events and discussions, including panel discussions, volunteer activities and a sustainability competition
  • Hatch's head office features water-efficient appliances and automated building sensor technology, the "It's Cool to Be in the Dark" program to reduce AC and lighting usage in the summer months, rainwater collection, native tree species planted on the grounds, bioswales to mitigate containments from water runoff, and a community garden where employees can practice their green thumbs
Hatch employees socially distance in the office  

Highlights

Industry Engineering services
Major Canadian hiring locations Markham ON, Saint John NB, Edmonton AB, Sudbury ON, Montréal QC, Calgary AB, Niagara Falls ON, Saskatoon SK, Mississauga ON, Winnipeg MB, Vancouver BC, Halifax NS, St. John's NL, Thunder Bay ON
Full-time employees in Canada 3,534
Part-time employees in Canada 516
Employee green team Hatch environmental management system and Sustainable Development (SD) team
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Managing Director, Environmental Services Group
Formal strategy/policy name Hatch environmental management system (designed to meet the ISO 14001 2015 standard)
Publishes sustainability report yes
Green highlights annual company-wide monitoring of global corporate environmental footprint initiatives (encompasses travel, electricity and heating fuel consumption, paper and waste management, water usage), environmental services group (incorporates and advocates for environmental and sustainable design considerations into all projects)
Noteworthy initiatives Sustainable Development Week (celebrates Earth Day with a week of guest speaker presentations)
Building footprint includes rainwater collection, green roof, electric vehicle charging stations, white roof (Mississauga), water-efficient appliances and automated building sensor technology, "It's Cool to Be in the Dark" program to reduce AC and lighting usage in the summer months, community garden, native tree species planted on the grounds, bioswales to mitigate containments from water runoff, installed shading film on skylights (Mississauga), LED lighting retrofits
Extended recycling extensive waste management programs include e-waste, organics, batteries, light bulbs, proper disposal and recycling of all waste at project sites (hazardous waste, scrap metals, treated and untreated wood, pipes, glass and insulation), eliminated disposable bottled water use, reusable or recyclable cutlery and dishes, donates old computer for refurbishment, two-sided printing default and use of FSC-Certified paper (including paper with 50% post-consumer recycled content)
Commuter amenities indoor bicycle locker (Mississauga), carpool programs to encourage alternative transit incentives for carpoolers, $2.50 per passenger per one-way trip and walkers and cyclists are eligible to receive $2 per day), participates in the Commute Ontario (formerly Smart Commute), installed 10 EV charging stations (through Ontario Workplace Electric Vehicle Charing Incentive Program), walk to public transit, secure/sheltered bicycle parking, online carpool sign-up
Community partnerships Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, United Nations Global Compact

The Career Directory

Hatch Ltd. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Hatch employees

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Engineering services
Full-time employees in Canada 2,501 to 5,000
Major Canadian hiring locations Markham ON, Saint John NB, Edmonton AB, Sudbury ON, Montréal QC, Calgary AB, Niagara Falls ON, Saskatoon SK, Mississauga ON, Winnipeg MB, Vancouver BC, Halifax NS, St. John's NL, Thunder Bay ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Starting salary $60K to $70K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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