Archaeological Field Technician, Carlsbad, New Mexico

R. Joe Brandon

·         Job Title: Archaeological Field Technician
·         Company  Name: SWCA Environmental Consultants
·         Location: Carlsbad, New Mexico,88220,United States

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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 Carlsbad office offers a unique work environment. Our immediate need is for archeological technicians to assist in various field efforts that may include pedestrian survey, monitoring, or data recovery.

You will be assisting with any field work required and that may include pedestrian surveys or excavating archaeological sites and you should be familiar with basic survey and excavation techniques. You may assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units, completing site information on a tablet, and familiarity with lithic and ceramic typologies for SE New Mexico.

  • A Bachelor's Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field or six (6) months field experience with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring required

  • An accredited Field School Certification is preferred

  • Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, methodology and monitoring preferred

  • Knowledge of ArcPad or TerraSync is a plus

  • Current valid driver's license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, back-country roads required

  • 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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