Archaeology Technician I - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract


Canada - Ontario, Richmond Hill

Job Summary

AECOM Canada has several positions available for Archaeological Field Technicians that are based out of either our Richmond Hill or Barrie, Ontario offices. Candidates must be willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, able to walk in rugged terrain and lift up to 30 lbs.

The responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct strenuous physical labour outdoors in all weather conditions.

  • Excavate and operate in a consistent and controlled manner based on direction given from the Field Supervisor.

  • Learn and identify cultural material and collect in a controlled manner

  • Physically able to conduct work with and care when performing excavations

  • Learn or have some working knowledge of MTCS Standards and Guidelines for Consultant Archaeologists

Team Work:

o Ability to work effectively in a team environment

o Willingness to continually learn and take direction


o Communicate information, issues, concerns related to the site work in an effective and professional manner to Field Supervisor

Organizational Skills:

o Attend work in a prepared manner for all weather conditions, ensuring appropriate weather gear in readily available.

o Keep artifacts collected as directed by site supervisor, ensuring that others are able to find artifacts based on effective arrangement.

Health and Safety

o Models appropriate behavior towards health and safety processes

  • Commitment & Dedication:

o Must be willing to work out of town, across Ontario for extended periods of time

o Demonstrated sensitivity and awareness combined with a respectful attitude towards Indigenous culture and people is a must.


o Leading by example, taking ownership for responsibilities

Please be advised that Linui has been certified by the Labour Relations Board to bargain on behalf of persons in the above noted position. The parties will be entering into bargaining and any candidate who is hired into the noted role will be kept informed of any changes to the terms and conditions of their employment as a result of that process

Minimum Requirements

  • HS Diploma

  • Valid Ontario driver's license

  • Must be willing to work out of town, across Ontario for extended periods of time

  • Must be physically able to perform strenuous archaeological fieldwork

Preferred Qualifications

1-3 years of relevant experience is preferred

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 224972BR

Additional Locations CA - Barrie, ON - 55 Cedar Point Drive

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.