SWCA - Archaeological Field Director (Project Archaeologist) Albuquerque, NM

Kelsey Byers





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Archaeological Field Director (Project Archaeologist)
Location: Albuquerque, NM


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 Albuquerque office offers a unique work environment and specializes in Cultural and Natural Resources.


Your role will be to lead the completion of a cultural resources project from beginning to completion; this may include pre-field preparation, leading fieldwork, and leading report efforts. 

What you will accomplish

  • Assist Project Managers with developing and tracking scopes, schedules, and budgets
  • Communicating with Project Managers and GIS staff through regular, scheduled field status reports
  • Data QA/QC, organization, and tracking; field GPS data collection using Trimble units and/or tablets
  • Field Directors are responsible for office-based tasks, including Class I literature reviews, site form and technical report preparation and submittal
  • Field GPS data collection using Trimble units
  • Fieldwork (survey, testing, monitoring, and data recovery)
  • Professional report and site form preparation, research, and literature reviews
  • Supervising fieldwork (survey, site recording, testing, monitoring, and data recovery) of one or more crews in the field

Experience and qualifications for success

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Anthropology or a closely related field
  • Ability to be listed on federal and state permits in New Mexico
  • Ability to travel and conduct fieldwork for long hours (sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and at high altitudes) and to carry equipment weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Either a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or a closely related field  required
  • Experience in the Southwest
  • Previous field supervisory experience

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.


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





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