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Stantec Archaeology Field Technician Student / New Grad in Kamloops, British Columbia

Archaeology Field Technician Student / New Grad - ( 210000B5 )


3,000 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

We currently have up to 10 openings for talented and ambitious archeology students this is an entry level, seasonal position. Positions based out of the Burnaby, Kamloops, Kelowna, Prince George, Quesnel, or Sidney offices. Work will take place throughout British Columbia, in various industries. This is a contract role set to start in April/May and end once field season completes typically September.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in identifying and recording areas of archeological potential, archaeological sites, and traditional use sites.

  • Work closely with a Field Director/Supervisor to make technical recommendations for cultural resources management.

  • Collect field data

  • Participate in preliminary field reconnaissance surveys and archaeological impact assessments.

  • Assist in archaeological monitoring and excavations.

  • Manage field equipment.

  • Actively participate in Stantec’s HSSE programs


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Interest in cultural resource management

  • Willingness to learn identification of traditional use sites & features, CMTs, and lithic artifacts.

  • Willingness to learn mapping, pedestrian surveys, subsurface testing, excavation, data collection.

  • Dedicated to following and promoting a strong safety culture.

  • Able to work away from home/stay in hotels or camps for periods of up to 3 weeks and on rotation.

  • Desire to work closely with other environmental professionals and First Nations.

  • May be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and maintain that status for the duration of employment based on specific client requirements

  • A valid class 5 driver’s license is preferred.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology or Archaeology (in progress or completed) is required.

  • Previous cultural resource management experience is not required.

  • Participation in an archaeological field school is an asset.

Please include detailed information on field-based skills and valid health and safety training. If you are a student, please clearly state what year of study you're in and desired term length.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. PST on February 26, 2021. Applications received after this date may not be considered.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby

Other Locations : Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna, Canada-British Columbia-Sidney, Canada-British Columbia-Quesnel, Canada-British Columbia-Kamloops, Canada-British Columbia-Prince George

Job : Co-op/Summer/Intern Student

Organization : BC-1232 Environmental Services-CA British Columbia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 14, 2021, 10:09:15 AM

Req ID: 210000B5

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