Job: Archaeologist (All Levels)


Archaeologist (All Levels)

Location Vancouver/Surrey, BC


Wood’s Archaeology and Cultural Heritage group is seeking Archaeologists (All Levels) for our Vancouver/Surrey offices. Full-time, part-time, and contract (on-call) positions are available.

We offer an excellent compensation package with benefits, extensive safety training, and opportunities for diverse experiences and professional development. Required training, professional memberships, equipment, supplies, and travel and accommodation are covered by the company.

Wages and benefits dependent on experience. Preference will be given to those with Field Director status in any of the three culture regions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in fieldwork, research, and analysis as needed
  • Record archaeological and traditional use sites
  • Assist with environmental field work, such as water quality sampling and hydrology
  • Write and edit reports, arrange for report drafting and production.
  • Prepare site forms
  • Liaise with clients, First Nations and others
  • Undertake project planning and preparation, including mobilization and demobilization
  • Ensure accuracy and timely submission of time sheets and expenses
  • Cataloguing and curation of project materials
  • Communicate company standards, policies and procedures to crews
  • Provide leadership, support and effective communication as needed
  • Provide supervision and ensure that projects are carried out in accordance with company policies, procedures and standards
  • Work in accordance with Wood policies and procedures
  • Work safely and be responsible for crew safety as per Wood safety policy
  • Assist with projects as needed and take on other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, or anthropology with focus on archaeology (consideration may be given to those with no degree, but nearing completion of their degree or with extensive field experience)
  • Some experience conducting/participating in impact assessments or excavations preferred
  • Knowledge of British Columbia archaeology preferred
  • Able to work in varying terrain and weather conditions
  • Able to travel to locations throughout the province (at company expense)
  • Able to work well with others for extended periods of time in potentially challenging conditions
  • Able to follow and implement both technical and safety training and instructions

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes 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.

Due to the number of resumes we receive, only those applicants who are successful in making a short-list will be contacted for an interview. Previous applicants are encouraged to apply again.


Please submit your applications by email to Christopher Verral at

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