Diana Hodgson <dianahodgsonaecom@...>
|AECOM is seeking for Archaeological Field Technicians for the
upcoming season involving Phase I, Phase II or Phase III archaeological field
work in the Mid and Eastern United States. Technicians will work under the
guidance of a Senior Archaeologist and/or Anthropologist. Lodging (single
occupancy) and per diem is provided. This is a Part-Time Variable position,
meaning work days and times will be determined on an as-needed
Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited
Conducts archaeological investigations/excavations
Performs basic analysis of artifacts
Performs various reporting functions
Will conduct archaeological investigations/ excavations; screen soil deposits; take accurate field notes; draw accurate profiles and plan views; record archaeological field data; use digital camera; process artifacts (wash, mark and catalog) and perform basic analysis of artifacts
High school diploma or equivalent
Knowledge and understanding of equipment and technology used to perform recording of artifacts and archaeological surveys
Knowledge of basic field excavation techniques, ability to process (wash, catalog and mark) recovered archaeological artifacts, and properly fill out field and laboratory forms, perform extensive manual labor including excavation with shovels and moving buckets and wheelbarrows filled with dirt.
Position requires flexibility to travel overnight and out of state for up to 3+ months at a time.
Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record.
Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive.
Must pass pre-employment drug screen.
U.S. Citizenship required
Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moisture, and dryness; position requires frequent repetitive bending & stooping, standing/walking, operation of vehicles, and lifting of less than 25 pounds; occasionally working with arms above shoulder level, power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), working at heights, and performing repetitive or fine hand movements; rarely climbing stairs, working in an environment of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment, performing work in confined spaces, performing keyboard/mouse operations, working alone in isolated/remote areas, and lifting 25 - 75 pounds. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including safety glasses/goggles, gloves, safety shoes/boots, hard hat, long-sleeve shirts, and tick guards.
Two years of
academic study in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field and Archaeological
field school three Archaeological field projects OR
Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field and
Archaeological field school with one Archaeological field project
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