Field Assistant / Field Technician

Archaeological · Fort St. John, British Columbia
Department Archaeological
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Title: Field Assistant / Field Technician
Location: Fort St. John British Columbia
Direct Report: Project Manager

Operating across Western Canada, H3M Environmental provides field and permitting services that balance costs and risks to meet regulatory requirements, while bridging the gap between environmental stewardship and project development.

H3M is seeking a Field Assistant / Field Technician to join our team in Fort St. John on a part-time/casual basis. The position requires someone who is physically fit with a willingness to work long hours in the field under variable weather conditions. The position is on-call, and the schedule is variable.  While educational experience is not required, H3M is seeking individuals working towards a technical diploma or bachelor’s degree in an archaeological or environmental discipline. Education and/or experience in biology, environmental science, archaeology, anthropology, geography, earth science, or soil/reclamation science) would be considered an asset.


  • Assist with Archaeological Impact Assessments
    • Completing subsurface testing in frozen and non-frozen ground conditions
    • Assisting on AIAs on forestry and oil and gas developments
  • Assist with Archaeological site excavations
  • Assist with various environmental assessments including, but not limited to:
    • Soil and vegetation assessments
    • Stream assessments and classification
    • Wetland assessments and classification
    • Wildlife surveys
    • Leasewater pump-offs
    • Phase I and II Contaminated Site investigation
    • Spill response
  • Complete data entry
  • Assist Intermediate and Senior Environmental Professionals and Project Managers where required
  • Routinely working in remote conditions
  • Operating ATV’s, UTV’s and Snowmobiles


  • H2S and First Aid certification required
  • Minimum of Class 7 Driver’s License

Why H3M Environmental?

We are a positive, culture driven environmental firm providing quality solutions through a focus on strengthening relationships. We strive to put the right people in the right chairs and provide them with the necessary resources to grow and succeed as both individuals and teammates. Fun. Reliable. Authentic. Accountable. Adaptable. These are our core values. H3M values and promotes the diversity of the people it hires and serves. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. If you share the same passions and would like to be a part of our dynamic team, please apply to our job board:

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