Archaeological Field Technician

Golder Associates - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for Archaeology Field Technicians to join our Environmental Permitting and Monitoring team on a contract basis based in either Mississauga, Whitby, London or Ottawa.

This posting is for an hourly position.

The field program is anticipated to begin as early as mid- to late April 2020 and is expected to conclude in December 2020.

An overview of your role will include:
Provide technical services in a field environment
Carry out archaeological test pit and pedestrian survey, hand excavation of test units, and mitigative excavation in a Professional Cultural Resources Management setting (Stage 2 – 3 archaeological assessments and Stage 4 mitigations);
Conduct archaeological fieldwork in a variety of work environments; outdoors in all weather conditions with overnight stays during out-of-town projects (double occupancy);
Participate in a team environment;
Work with and provide support to other field technicians and assist with field activities as required;
Maintain a high standard of ethical and professional behaviour to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrate a commitment to our Destination Culture;
Demonstrate a “Safety First” focus and act as a role model to other staff; and
Perform other duties as required.

You will have a background in:
Two to three years of an Archaeology, Anthropology or related degree from a recognized program;
At least one year of previous experience in Ontario archaeological fieldwork is an asset;
The ability to observe and practice good field methodology at a brisk pace;
Knowledge of Ontario material culture is an asset;
Access to transportation and valid driver's licence;
Good written and verbal communication skills;
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills;
Ability to carry out strenuous physical activity, including prolonged walking in agricultural fields and heavy lifting; and
Ability to work flexible hours and willing to participate in out-of-town projects (double occupancy) when required.

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder video.

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.

Primary Location CA-ON-OTTAWA
Schedule Full-time
Employee Status Temporary
Job Posting Feb 21, 2020, 10:17:37 AM