Topic ID #25510 - posted 12/13/2012 7:30 PM

Experienced Archaeologist Seeking Temporary Work in Texas (or around)


S. Dooley

Location: Austin, Texas


Core Skills/Strengths


v  Technical report writing

v  Lithic analysis

v  Well-versed with various GPS models

v  Cultural monitoring


v  Artifact processing & sample preparation

v  Experience working with different Native tribes

v  Varied and extensive Phase I-III field experience

v  Supervisory experience



University of Edinburgh

November 2007          Master of Science in Mediterranean Archaeology

s  Graduated with honors        

University of Utah

May 2005                    Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology (minor Classical Civilization)

s  Graduated cum laude

s  Awarded Anthropology Scholarship

Relevant Experience

William Self Associatest Round Rock, Texas

Associate I/Archaeologist                                                          October 2012 -November 2012

Projects – Phase I survey for the USDA Forest Service in Arkansas & Oklahoma

Assisted in report writing for the project

Horizon Environmental Servicest Austin, Texas

Archaeologist                                                                                      May 2012-August 2012

Projects – Phase I/II pipeline projects in Texas and Louisiana

            Crew chief on a pipeline project in east Texas

Other tasks – Lithic analysis & report writing

HDR, Inc.t Dallas, Texas

Archaeological Technician                                                                    June 2011- April 2012

Projects - Pedestrian survey & shovel testing in west Texas for an energy company & Abilene City

 Archaeological support for the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Southwest Archaeological Consultants t Santa Fe, New Mexico

Archaeological Technician                                                                 March 2011- June 2011

Projects – Phase II/III - testing and excavation of various sites on a coal mine in northwest New Mexico

William Self Associates t Cedar City, Utah

Archaeological Technician                                                       September 2010 - March 2011

Projects – Pedestrian survey for an energy company

Cultural monitor on pipeline project in Utah &Nevada

 HRA, Inc. t Las Vegas, Nevada

Archaeological Technician                                                        November 2009- August 2010

Projects – Phase II/III Testing/excavation of an Ancestral Puebloan site in southern Utah

Pedestrian survey for the BLM in Nevada

Report writing & artifact processing/cataloging

York Archaeological Trust t York, England

Museum Staff                                                                                   July 2009-November 2009

Led educational tours & workshops; assisted in the running of an archaeology museum

Yorkshire Museum t York, England

Museum Volunteer                                                                           July 2009- November 2009

Worked with the assistant curator/curator of archaeology in creating & rotating exhibits

Catalogued medieval stained glass & prepared artifacts for storage

Archaeology Development Service t Belfast, N. Ireland

Archaeologist                                                                                      April 2008- July 2008

Projects – Various excavations for major motorway project throughout Northern Ireland

CFA Archaeology t Musselburgh, Scotland

Archaeologist                                                                       September 2007- December 2007

Projects – Excavation of a Roman road near the Scottish borders

Testing at a Roman fortlet outside Edinburgh

Survey to re-visit sites in Ayrshire for an energy company

Organizing/processing samples in the lab

Souskia-Laona Excavation, University of Edinburgh t Cyprus

Volunteer/archaeologist                                                                      March 2007- April 2007

Project – Chalcolithic excavation outside Kouklia, Cyprus for the University of Edinburgh

Utah State Historic Preservation Office t Salt Lake City, Utah

Laboratory Volunteer                                                                      January 2005- July 2006

            Processed and catalogued ceramics, lithics, and human remains from various projects across Utah

University of Utah t Salt Lake City, Utah

Research Assistant                                                             September 2005- December 2005

Digitalized paper work from an excavation for a college professor

Acquired academic articles from various sources


Ashley National Forest t Vernal, Utah

Archaeological Technician                                                              June 2005 -August 2005

Projects –Two phase III rock shelter excavations

Report preparation for SHPO

Metal detecting project plotting a historic military road

Pedestrian survey throughout the forest including the high Uintah Mountains

Please contact for references and availability

Post ID#20572 - replied 9/30/2014 7:19 AM


VSC is seeking a FT Principal Archaeologist Investigator for WSMR (Las Cruces NM area). This is a MON-FRI position with no weekends or holidays required.  All Principal Investigators must meet the qualifications for Archaeologists contained in the Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation (48 FR 44720-44726) OR the New Mexico Administrative Code Qualification for Archaeological, This states that the individual must have a graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology and a minimum of 30 months of full-time professional experience. White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) has the need to complete analysis and documentation for cultural surveys in order to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 as amended and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966. Phase II testing may be required on those sites that need more detailed analysis to assess their National Register eligibility status. Work will comply with WSMR Archaeological Standards and Procedures, Installation Cultural Resources Management Plan and the Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan.  Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter that reflects relevant experience to  This is an urgent fill position.


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