Archaeological Field Technician

Jacobs Engineering Sacramento , CA 94204

Posted 1 week ago

In this part-time position your duties will include archaeological survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, and construction monitoring, as well as other tasks as assigned. Position requires artifact analyses, preparation of detailed field notes and archaeological site records, research, and report writing. Candidates must be able and willing to work outdoors in remote locations and for extended periods under all weather conditions, often traversing rugged terrain. Must demonstrate awareness for workplace safety; and be willing to work independently when conditions are appropriate or with limited supervision.

Required Qualifications

  • B.A./B.S. Degree or higher in Anthropology with an emphasis in Archaeology

  • Completion of an archaeological fieldschool

  • Knowledge of computers and GPS equipment

  • Ability/willingness to travel

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Organizational and time management skills to effectively complete assigned workload within defined timelines and in accordance with established standards

  • Experience in Washington, Oregon, and/or California

Desired Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of field experience in archaeological survey and excavation

  • Additional experience in historical archaeology, lithic analysis, faunal analysis, ethnography or GIS

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Archaeological Field Technician

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