Geotech Project Field Leader

Palmer Project, Alaska, USA

Job Description


The Geotech Project Field Leader is responsible for the geotechnical site investigation safety and field work execution. This includes but is not limited to, arranging contractor activity, coordinating line flagging, line clearing, trail building, geophysics contractor support, and supporting onboarding of contractors and new employees. Daily duties will be to act as owner’s representative and facilitate communication between Constantine, employees, and contractors, while helping to recognize plan and schedule issues and facilitate adjustments and corrections. This position works with partner groups to manage coordinating work, identify training needs, perform record keeping and ensure employees and contractors are delivering the most value. This position also actively supports Constantine operational compliance with both safety and environmental standards and performs observations and risk mitigation efforts to promote and actively support a safety and environmentally aware culture. This is a full-time, year-round position supporting the Palmer Project, camp-based during the field season and office-based in Haines, Alaska or Vancouver, Canada with remote flexibility in the off-season.


  • Learn and support Company Health/Safety and Environmental policies, procedures, and management plans.
  • Foster a proactive safety culture in collaboration with employees, contractors, and consultants.
  • Review and support daily site activities to assure conditions are monitored, work is proceeding accordingly per plans and permits.
  • Oversee contractors and coordinate activities in accordance with plans and schedules.
  • Support observations and communications for site security, first aid and emergency response during operations.
  • Monitor and support site employee physical, environmental and mental health aspects.
  • Make assistance referrals or elevate issues to Management using experienced judgement.
  • Continuously seek opportunities to recognize health and safety hazards and work to manage associated risks in the workplace.
  • Continuously monitor work accomplishment and using experienced judgement take appropriate corrective action as required.
  • Document critical workplace incidents and investigations, ensuring that corrective actions, inspections, and records are up to date.
  • Interface with management and contractors regarding health/safety, progress, schedule, and quality issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Advanced education in Geology, Engineering, Environmental, Forestry, Surveying or Construction field.
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of experience with drilling and geophysics program site layout and preparation in mineral exploration, construction, forestry, oil & gas, or mining.
  • Demonstrated experience with Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, Risk Mitigation, Critical Controls, Hierarchy of Controls and use of Risk Control Register.
  • Experience in remote field environments, mountainous environments, drilling operations, construction operations and helicopter-supported work preferred.


  • Confidence to stop or defer work if health and safety conditions are deemed unsatisfactory.
  • Understanding of the principles of Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Mitigation.
  • Understanding of drawings, plans, schedules and standards.
  • Ability to design and introduce health and safety programs and documents including Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) at project.
  • Ability to do work observations and report and act on current status using appropriate systems and tools. • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to a dynamic work environment and workforce.
  • Motivation and capabilities of a self-starter, able to work under minimal supervision and able to manage several projects simultaneously with attention to plans, schedule and safety requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proactive and collaborative attitude, committed to working in a team environment based on respect, trust and accountability in pursuing shared goals.
  • Ability to perform Trimble location surveying, layouts and experience with ARC/GIS systems is highly regarded.
  • Valid driver license with clean driving record.
  • All new employees must pass a background check. • Valid standard first aid certification a plus.


Work hours generally begin at 7:00 AM; schedule and rotations to be discussed.


We offer a competitive salary structure based upon experience and qualifications.


Palmer Project Camp near Haines, Alaska during active field operations and office-based with remote flexibility in the off-season. Camp accommodation and meals are provided. Consideration for travel allowance and daily commuting may be available to residents of the Chilkat Valley on an individual basis. Relocation allowance and remote work environments to be discussed for year-round employment.


We are committed to responsible mineral exploration near beautiful Haines, Alaska. Our multi-year plan to advance the Palmer Project to feasibility offers rewarding seasonal and fulltime opportunities in a variety of work environments. We look forward to expanding our dynamic and professional team with the opportunities below.


Becoming part of the Palmer Project is an exciting opportunity to join a community that works, lives, and plays together. Our Big Nugget Camp is located roughly 35 miles from downtown Haines, Alaska and serves as the base of operations during our field seasons.

Whether this is your first camp job or you have plenty of camp experience, we strive to provide enjoyable conditions. We recognize - and know from our own experience - rotational careers involve being away from family, friends, and the conveniences of home, and do our best to provide top-quality meals, robust Wi-Fi, comfortable living environments, and a respect for privacy and cultural diversity.

We know our most valuable asset is our people. Come enjoy your Southeast Alaska experience and being part of our community.

Click here to view the map of our Big Nugget Camp, Palmer Project

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Qualified applicants interested in joining our dynamic team are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via the form below. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Applicants may also deliver their documents in-person at:

120 2nd Ave North, Haines, AK


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By sending your application to

American Pacific Jobs
P.O. Box 315,
Haines, AK, USA, 99827