City : CALGARY
Industry : Materials & Construction
Employer : Stantec
Senior Archaeologist - ( 2300020Z )
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Stantec is currently seeking a Senior Archaeologist (permit holder) to join our Archaeology team in Calgary. Your role will include conducting and leading archaeological assessment, site evaluation, mitigative excavation, and construction monitoring, as well as other tasks as assigned. You will undertake shovel testing, test unit excavation, block excavation, soil profile description, artifact analyses, and preparation of detailed field notes and archaeological site records. You must be able and willing to work outdoors in remote locations and for extended periods under all weather conditions, often traversing rugged terrain. You must demonstrate a commitment to workplace safety, and be willing to work independently or with limited supervision when conditions are appropriate. You will work closely with Stantec's project managers, other archaeological permit holders, field crews of varying sizes, artifact analysts, GIS technicians, and potentially with other environmental staff and Indigenous participants.
This is a full time, permanent position.
Your Key Responsibilities
- Directing archaeological fieldwork in various parts of Alberta and/or western/northern Canada, including field crew supervision
- Fieldwork may include archaeological assessment, mitigation (excavation) studies, and construction monitoring
- Ability to travel and work non-standard work weeks and long days in variable weather and physical settings
- Physically demanding work often in remote field settings with limited access to services, including medical services
- Operation of a motor vehicle, including pickup trucks and trailering, as well as ATV/UTVs
- Operation of other types of motor equipment including archaeological power screens
- Working near mobile equipment and heavy machinery
- Some projects include travel in helicopter and small aircraft
- Artifact analysis, interpretation and report writing
- Regulatory and client communication
- Completion of projects efficiently within allocated budgets and timelines
- A strong commitment to safety, including the right to refuse unsafe work, and the use of personal protective equipment
- Other duties as required
Your Capabilities and Credentials
- Approved to hold archaeological permits in Alberta and/or Western/Northern Canada
- Historical resources field experience in Western and/or Northern Canada (Alberta experience is an asset), as well as experience with reporting and analysis tasks
- Experience at conducting historical resource studies for a variety of development sectors is an asset
- Valid driver’s license required
Education and Experience
Minimally a Master’s degree in Archaeology or related field from a recognized post-secondary institution.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in archaeological fieldwork.
Two (2) years’ permit-holding experience in Western/Northern Canada is preferred; however, more junior applicants will also 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, and very physical work. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.
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.
Benefits Summary: Full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.
Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.
Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Calgary
Organization : BC-1249 EnvSvcs-CA Alberta South
Employee Status : Regular
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Travel : No
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : May 12, 2023, 10:31:49 AM
Req ID: 2300020Z
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