Archaeology Field Technician I - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract

Richmond Hill

Canada - Ontario, Richmond Hill

Job Summary

Responsible for carrying out Stages 2-4 archaeological field work under the direction of experienced archaeologists. Must be able to perform strenuous archaeological fieldwork in all weather conditions, and be able to work out of town within Ontario for extended periods of time. Technicians are expected to prioritize health and safety and follow all AECOM procedures. Must be able to identify artifacts for collection and conduct excavations in a controlled manner.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma

Please be advised that LIUNA 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience not needed.

  • Collaboration in a team environment is key.

  • Valid Ontario driver’s license is an asset.

  • 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.

  • Attentive to detail to learn artifact identification.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Willingness to learn and take direction.

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

  • Organizational Skills.

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

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

  • Follow health and safety processes as directed.

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

  • Demonstrated sensitivity and awareness combined with a respectful attitude towards various cultures required.

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 Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 233597BR

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.