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AECOM Project Archaeologist in Edmonton, Canada

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

The AECOM Cultural Resources Team is currently seeking a Project Archaeologist to work out of any one of our Ontario and Alberta AECOM Offices to contribute to the growth and diversification of our archaeology team. The successful candidate will assist in managing, coordinating, and completing various archaeological assessments and associated reporting in accordance with provincial standards while meeting the needs of our diverse range of clientele.


Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in archaeology, anthropology (or in progress), or a related field. Cover letters must demonstrate how education in a related field is an acceptable equivalent.

  • 4+ years of related experience (including 1 year consulting experience in Project Management role and 3+ years of field experience)

  • Experience with field effort tracking- i.e. collection and management of all field data

  • Must support the management of projects from the proposal phase to report completion, including coordination of multidisciplinary teams to successfully execute project deliverables.

  • Experience completing archaeological reports in compliance with the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries' (MHSTCI) standards.

  • Familiarity with the MHSTCI's archaeology and heritage online portal (Past Portal).

  • Firm understanding of the MHSTCI's Standards and Guidelines for Consultant Archaeologists.

  • Experience preparing and implementing field health and safety materials.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Pre-contact and historic artifact cataloguing experience.

  • Valid Research or Professional class license issued by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate logistics for multiple field teams

  • Complete projects within client’s scope/budget/schedule expectations.

  • Ability to coordinate with subcontractors.

  • Attention to detail and excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently

Additional Information

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10061444

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Science