Archaeological Field Technician, Houston, Texas SWCA


Position Title: Archaeological Field Technician

Company Name: SWCA Environmental Consultants

Location : Houston, Texas

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Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.


Our Houston, Texas office offers a unique work environment and SWCA is seeking Archaeological Field Technicians for as-needed support to conduct archaeological field work under the supervision of a Crew Chief (s) and/ or Field Director. Limited positions may be available for the Baton Rouge, Louisiana office..


You should be able to work 10-12 hours per day, generally Mondays through Saturdays. Time over 40 work hours within a given work week will be paid at time and a half.


Opportunities are available for immediate and upcoming short-term and/or long-term projects. Location in the vicinity of the Houston area preferred.


Please note your availability in your application (when you could start, length of time available).


  • Provide as-needed support to conduct archaeological fieldwork including monitoring and survey.
  • Archaeological testing and data recovery support may also be needed.
  • Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units.

Education & Experience requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field is required.
  • An accredited Field School is required.
  • Six (6) months or more field experience with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring is preferred.
  • Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, methodology and monitoring is preferred..
  • Knowledge of ArcPad or TerraSync is a plus.
  • Current valid driver's license is required.
  • Work may involve extended periods of out-of-town travel
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms.

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@... or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.



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