Topic ID #21800 - posted 7/25/2012 9:38 AM

Field Archaeologist with B. A. and M. A. and 3+ years experience looking for Texas work



cguerra


CURRICULUM VITAE

 

CESARIO S. GUERRA

P. O. Box 695

Roma, TX 78584

Phone: (956) 844-6635

Email: southtexasatlatl@gmail.com

   

 

Education

2007    M. A. Interdisciplinary Studies with Anthropology concentration (Psychology and History minor), University of Texas – Pan American, Lambda Alpha (Anthropology Honors), GPA: 3.9  

 

2002   B. A. Anthropology (minor Psychology), University of Texas – Pan American

 

 

Fieldwork Experience

2012

 

April – May SWCA Environmental Consulting     Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: SH 32 Roadway Project, Phase I Survey, Brownsville, TX

· Trench Monitoring of HPA areas

· Pedestrian survey of roadway project corridor

· Shovel testing 

 

April    Cox|McLain Environmental Consulting     Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: Unnamed Eagle Pass project, Phase I Survey, Eagle Pass, TX  

· Pedestrian Survey and site delineation

· Shovel testing

 

March    SWCA Environmental Consultants    Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: DCP Midstream – Sandhills IIIB, Phase II Testing 41FR70, Pearsall, TX

· Excavation of archaeological test units

· Artifact identification

· Soil sampling

 

 

 

 

February-March    Blanton & Associates, Inc.   Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: Archaeological Survey of proposed wind turbine locations, Phase I Survey, Wichita Falls, TX

· Pedestrian survey

 

January     SWCA Environmental Consultants    Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: DCP Midstream – Sandhills IIIB, Phase I Survey, Pearsall and Elmendorf, TX

· Pedestrian Survey of proposed gas pipeline project corridor

· Artifact Identification, photography of HPA areas and artifacts

 

 

2011 

 

December    SWCA Environmental Consultants    Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: DCP Midstream – Sandhills III, Phase I Survey, Victoria and Pearsall, TX

· Pedestrian Survey of proposed gas pipeline project corridor

· Photography of HPA areas

 

September – October    SWCA Environmental Consultants    Austin, TX

Position:  Archaeological Field Technician

Project: National Guard South Texas Training Center, Phase I Survey, Freer, TX

· Area survey of proposed National Guard training center

· Artifact identification, photography of HPA areas

 

September     SWCA Environmental Consultants        Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: DCP Midstream - Sandhills II, Phase I, West Colombia, TX (Mobilization II)

· Trench Monitoring of proposed gas pipeline project corridor

· Photography of HPA areas

 

August       SWCA Environmental Consultants    Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: DCP Midstream - Sandhills II, Phase I Survey, West Colombia, TX (Mobilization I)

· Pedestrian Survey of proposed gas pipeline project corridor

· Shovel Testing

· Artifact Identification

· Photography of HPA areas

 

July         Cox|McLain Environmental Consulting     Austin, TX

Position: Project Archaeologist

Project: Agua Special Utilities District, Phase I Survey, Palmview to Peñitas

· Acted independently to survey ROW for Agua S. U. D. water project

· Shovel testing

· Photography of APE areas

 

April – June    Archaeology Consultants, Inc.   George West, TX

Position: CRM Monitor

Project: Laredo Community College/Fort McIntosh Historic District Cantu’s Electric underground cable work (April – June)

· Investigate possible historically significant cultural materials during heavy equipment excavation

 

April    Cox|McLain Environmental Consulting     Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: SH 32 Roadway Project, Phase I Survey, Port of Brownsville, TX  

· Survey areas around the Port of Brownsville for South Highway 32 project

· Shovel testing

 

March    SWCA Environmental Consultants    Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: LCRA CRZE Big Hill to Kendall, Phase I Survey, Kerrville, TX

· Survey areas in Kerr and Kendall County using GPS units (Trimble), compass, and maps

· Pedestrian survey

· Shovel testing

· Site recording

· Photographing and documenting historical buildings and structures in Kerr and Kendall County

 

February-March    ACI Consulting   Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: Wind Energy Transmission of Texas (WETT) Cottonwood to Dermott, Phase I Survey, Snyder, TX

· Survey 75 mile long area for renewable energy transmission line project

· Utilization of GPS units (Garmin, Trimble Geo XT),compass, and maps

· Pedestrian survey

· Shovel testing

· Site recording

 

January - February   Archaeology Consultants, Inc.   George West, TX

Position: CRM Monitor

Project: Laredo Community College Visual Arts Building/Fort McIntosh Historic District

· Investigate possible historically significant cultural materials during heavy equipment excavation

· Removal of overgrowth impeding reconstruction of historical fort and munitions area

 

 

2010

 

December    Archaeology Consultants, Inc.   George West, TX

Position: CRM Monitor

Project: Laredo Community College Visual Arts Building/Fort McIntosh Historic District

· Investigate possible historically significant cultural materials during heavy equipment excavation

 

 

 

 

November   Blanton & Associates, Inc.   Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: Eagle Pass Water Pipe Improvements, Phase I Survey, Eagle Pass, TX

· Pedestrian survey

· Shovel testing

· Photographic recording of areas of concern

 

October – November Blanton & Associates, Inc.   Austin, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: Del Rio Outer Loop, Phase III Data Recovery, Del Rio, TX

· Excavation of Archaic and Late Prehistoric  Hunter and Gatherer camp sites 

· Sketching of site feature overviews and profiles 

· Artifact identification and soil sampling

· Photographic recording of site features and unit levels

 

 

2009 

 

December   Archaeology Consultants, Inc.   George West, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: Weslaco levees, Weslaco, TX

· Shovel testing

 

November Archaeology Consultants, Inc.   George West, TX

Position: Archaeological Field Technician

Project: Rio Grande City Nature Preserve

· Shovel testing

· Identification of artifacts

 

May – October   Archaeology Consultants, Inc.   George West, TX

Position: CRM Monitor

Project: San Ygnacio Street Improvements, Precinct 2  

· Investigate possible prehistorically and historically significant cultural materials/burials during heavy equipment excavation

· Collect and identify artifacts, record provenience data pertaining to artifacts and other cultural materials

· Collaborate with construction crews to avoid culturally sensitive areas (aboriginal burial, historical ranch complex, and surrounding historically significant structures)  

· Data work

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Field School and Workshops 

Texas Archeological Society Field School 2007 (Presidio San Saba, Menard, TX)

· Excavation – 36hrs

· Lab – 6hrs

 

Center for Archaeological Research – UTSA Field School 2007 (Rancho de las Cabras, Floresville, TX)

· Excavation – 36 hrs

 

Texas Archeological Society Academy, St. Thomas University – Houston, Texas

· Lithics – Reading Stone Tools (January 26-27, 2008)

· 12hrs

 

Texas Archeological Society Academy, SHUMLA School – Comstock, Texas

· Rock Art: A Sacred Tool (March 30-April 1, 2007)

· 12hrs

 

Southern Texas Archaeological Association 2008 (Fool’s Rock Shelter, Bulverde, Texas)

· Excavation – 4hrs

 

 

Professional Skills

Lithic Identification and Illustration

Basic Pottery Identification Knowledge

Compass Proficiency

Munsell Soil Color Proficiency

Area Identification using Topographic Maps

Knowledge of Prehistoric and Historic Artifacts

Setting and Profiling Excavation Units

Global Positioning System Equipment Knowledge (Garmin and Trimble)

Site Photography Experience

Basic Osteological Identification  

OSHA Safety and Health Knowledge

Archaeological Equipment Accountability

 

 

 

Professional Memberships

Texas Archeological Society – Diversity Subcommittee Chair (2007-2012)

Southern Texas Archaeological Association (2008-2012)

 

 

References

James Barrera, RPA

Project Manager/Archaeologist

SWCA Environmental Consultants

3901 Arlington Highlands Blvd., Suite 200

Arlington, TX 76018

Phone: (817) 695-5051

Email: jbarrera@swca.com

 

John E. Keller, PhD.

Principal Investigator

Southern Archaeological Consultants, Inc.

117 Calle Conejo

Los Fresnos, TX 78566

Phone: (956) 233-9899

Email: jeksac@earthlink.net

 

Christopher Rincon

Executive Director

River Pierce Foundation

P. O. Box 249

San Ygnacio, TX 78067

Phone: (956) 764-0381

Email: riverpierce@hotmail.com

 

Shelia Pozorski, PhD.

Professor of Anthropology

University of Texas – Pan American

Edinburg, TX 78539

Phone: (956) 381-2572

Email: spozorski@utpa.edu

 

Joe Sanchez

Project Archaeologist

Blanton & Associates, Inc.  

807 West Travis

Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Phone: (512) 569-8389

Email: jsanchez@blantonassociates.com

 






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