Topic ID #20285 - posted 6/3/2012 5:14 PM

Experienced Archaeologist seeking full time/temporary field work



cjfergus

Christopher Ferguson

chrisf1184@cox.net

 (480) 363-2017

Objective

Seeking a career in cultural resource management that leverages my experience in field excavation, survey, construction monitoring and lab work. 

Skills

Lab research, elevation measurements, documentation, photography, mapping, generating spreadsheets, site and artifact analysis, cataloging, plans and profiles, GPS use.

Experience

EPG, Inc.

Staff Archaeologist October, 2011 – February, 2012, Field Technician July – August 2009, July 2010, February 2011, May – July 2011

Conducted field survey, test excavations, data recovery, and construction monitoring.  Recorded pre-historic artifact locations and sites into GPS.  Generated weekly monitoring reports.  Uploaded field photos, scanned field documents into company database.  Processed field specimens.  Organized cultural reference library.

 

Tierra Right of Way Services

Field Technician September, 2011

Team member of field survey of BLM land.  Recorded artifacts and prehistoric sites into GPS.  Photographed, sketched, and logged diagnostic artifacts.

 

Southwest Archaeological Consultants, Inc.

Field Technician February – May, 2011

Team member of excavation of Archaic Lithic Scatters using grid layout technique.  Collected artifacts, drew plans and profiles of units.  Documented excavation of each unit. 

 

ASU School of Human Evolution and Social Change

Student Worker III November 2009 - February 2010

Inventoried artifacts from Central Arizona Ecotone Project.  Labeled and organized artifacts. 

 

Education

BA in Anthropology, Minor in Statistics from Arizona State University, Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Mogollon Prehistoric Landscape Project Field School

Elden Pueblo Field School

ASU Latin American Folk Art Collections Internship

 

Associations

Undergraduate Anthropology Association at ASU (UAA)

Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)

Arizona Archaeological Council (AAC)

 

Honors and Achievements


Eagle Scout

National Honor Society

Walpi Kiva Chapter Chief

Arizona Regent Scholarship recipient

ASU University Scholarship

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Crew 1 & 2 Certification, AAS

Golden Key International Honour Society


References

Available upon request.






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