Company: Wood
Skills: Geologist
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Burlington, Ontario, Canada


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is hiring multiple positions for Archaeological Field Technicians to join our Environment & Infrastructure Solutions group based in Southwest Ontario for the 2022 Field Season. We offer an excellent remuneration package with benefits, extensive safety training, and opportunities for diverse experiences and professional development. The successful candidate(s) will be working from field locations in Burlington, Kitchener, London, Bolton, Hamilton, and others as projects materialize.

Compensation Range: $21.00 - $24.50 per hour

As a Field Technician you will be r esponsible for various fieldwork duties inclusive of; test pitting, pedestrian surveys and test unit excavations. Successful candidates will need to maintain a high standard of ethical and professional behaviour in line with Wood's Code of Conduct.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or related field
  • A minimum of one (1) field season or field school with archaeological experience in Ontario, including shovel testing and test unit excavation preferred. However, on-the-job training will be provided, as required.
  • Ability to work daily at field site locations.
  • Willingness and ability to perform physical demanding and repetitive movement tasks: (e.g., hand shoveling, troweling, screening soil/earth), work outdoors for long days in rough terrain, harsh elements (hot & cold temperatures) and remote locations; Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Identification of archaeological artifacts in the field
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills; ability to c ommunicate information, questions, concerns related to the site work to Field Supervisor in a professional and timely manner.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team, or independently when required
  • Ability to travel and work on out-of-town projects (hotel stays), if required
  • A valid Ontario driver's license and clean drivers abstract. Reliable transportation to-&-from designated Wood project site or office meet spot is essential.
  • Technicians are expected to prioritize Health & Safety and follow all Wood procedures/policies.


Wood offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health & dental benefits and paid time off as well as WSIB coverage for all of our employees.

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 a collective bargaining agreement 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.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.