As-Needed Archaeological Field Technicians—Virginia

Kelsey OBrien

As-Needed Archaeological Field Technicians—Virginia

About the Job

We are seeking qualified, experienced Archaeological Field Technicians for a Phase I inventory in Virginia. The project is expected to last three weeks. Per diem is available.

Duties and Responsibilities

·    Effectively conduct pedestrian survey, excavate STPs, and record field notes under the direction and supervision of a Dudek staff archaeologist

Required Education, Experience and Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology
  • Experience with a wide range of archaeological field methods including Phase I pedestrian survey and shovel testing, and Phase II testing/evaluation
  • Ability to operate field equipment, including GPS equipment, cameras, and tablets
  • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle
  • Physical ability to carry equipment and supplies (up to 40 lbs.) and walk or hike for long hours during fieldwork
  • Understanding and willingness to safely accommodate difficult weather and other environmental conditions and challenges
  • Willingness to travel to a project location for several consecutive days

Preferred Credentials and Skills

  • Completed an accredited field school certification
  • Previous archaeological survey experience in Mid-Atlantic, and experience recording a variety of site and isolate types in the region
  • Knowledge of and experience using ESRI Collector
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships 
  • Ability to provide and receive feedback
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships
  • Ability to resolve conflict through collaboration and communication


Wages will be commensurate with education and experience.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to bcomeau@... .

About Dudek

Dudek is a leading California-based environmental and engineering firm that helps public and private clients plan and implement reliable, effective, and compliant projects. Founded in 1980, Dudek is a stable company that has grown steadily to more than 600 professionals across the U.S., located primarily in offices in California, Hawai’i, and Oregon.

As an employee-owned company, Dudek’s culture rewards smart, productive team members with professional and financial benefits.

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Dudek is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.



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