Archaeological Field Technician

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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About the opportunity
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 Amherst, MA office offers a unique work environment and specializes in renewable energy, transmission, transportation and land development projects.
What you will accomplish
Conduct archaeological fieldwork including monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery. Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units or tablets
Experience and qualifications for success
+ A Bachelors 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 drivers license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, backcountry 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-Records 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 or call 800-###-####. 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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Requisition Number2019-10606
# of Openings8
Office LocationUS-MA-Amherst
ProgramCultural Resources/Archaeology
Hire TypeTemporary
Hourly/SalaryHourly

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