Topic ID #25874 - posted 12/29/2012 4:43 PM

Seeking full time/permanent arch work in northern WY



rmashak01

 

 

Education Background

 Date            Degree                        Institution                                                            Major/Minor
1999            Diploma            Campbell County High School                                    General
2002                                      Northern Wyoming Community College                     General
2005            B.A.                   University of Wyoming                                           Anthropology/
      Archaeology
2012            M.A.                   Grand Canyon University                                      Education/
      Earth Sciences

 

Professional Experience

 

Archaeology Technician                                                            Summers 2011 & 2012

USDA- Forest Service Bearlodge Ranger District

  • Field recording and mapping of new and previously recorded archaeological sites
  • Pedestrian survey of federal lands
  • Report writing lithic analysis, artifact illustration and curation.
  • Participating in assessments of site significance.
  • Completion of field forms and notes.
  • File searches within BLM and Cultural Records Office databases for background research on previously recorded sites and inventory areas.
  • Participating in mitigation and testing projects.
  • Feature excavation in discovery situations.
  • Drawing field maps for surface sites and isolated resources.

 

Campbell County School District #1                                                September 2011 – June 2012

Meadowlark Elementary

·       Job title: one-on-one paraprofessional

·       Assisting two autistic students throughout the day

·       Designing and implementing daily schedules for each student

 

LTA, Inc.                                                                                    May 2008 – April 2011

Crew Chief/Field Archaeologist

 

  • Class III cultural resource investigations for oil and gas firms (Natrona County, Wyoming and Craig County, Colorado) and Abandoned Mine Land (AML) proposed mine reclamation areas (Wyoming, state-wide).
  • Site recording and site mapping with Thales and Trimble GPS devices
  • Site photography, feature drawing and photography
  • Field form and field note completion
  • Evaluative shovel testing of prehistoric and historic cultural resources
  • Project Monitors in South Pass/ Atlantic City, Kemmerer and Rock Springs, Wyoming

 

 

Lander Regional Hospital                                                            Feb. 2007 – March 2008

Indian Health/Workman’s Compensation Biller

 

  • Received and billed medical records
  • Customer Service

 

Fremont County School District #1                                                Nov. 2006 – March 2007

Substitute Teacher

 

  • Assisted with grade levels 10-12, in various subjects

 

Current Archaeological Research                                                 May 2006 – November 2006

Assistant Crew Chief/Crew

 

  • Class III cultural resource inventories for oil and gas firms.
  • Supervising a crew of up to 10 individuals.
  • Report writing, lithic analysis, artifact illustration and curation.
  • Participating in assessments of site significance.
  • Completion of field forms and notes.
  • File searches within BLM and Cultural Records Office databases for background research on previously recorded sites and inventory areas.
  • Participating in mitigation and testing projects.
  • Feature excavation in discovery situations.
  • Drawing field maps for surface sites and isolated resources.
  • Experimental archaeology studies.
  • Project monitors.

 

University of Wyoming                                                            July 2004 – December 2004

Field/Lab Archaeologist

 

High Plains Archaeology Project, Pine Bluffs, Laramie County, Wyoming:

 

  • Interpretive guide for visitor center, excavation, and museum.
  • Historic dump excavation.
  • Mapping of units with in situ artifacts using a paragon transit and pocket transit.
  • Lab matrix processing.
  • Artifact curation.
  • Computer analysis and map drafting. 
  • Site types:  Over 6 meters of stratified deposits from the early historic frontier through Paleoindian; stone circles, numerous historic and prehistoric sites in southeast Wyoming, western Nebraska, and northeast Colorado.

 

WYDOT Wind River Cultural Resource Protection Program, Arapaho, Fremont County, Wyoming:

  • Re-record sites in advance of the Seventeen Mile Road project. 
  • Site mapping using Sokkia SET4B total station and a Keuffel & Esser mapping compass.
  • Map and feature drafting using Corel Presentations.

 

 

Additional Training and Experience

 

-       Student teaching 2012

-       Pine Bar Ranch Study, 2007-2008  – Assisting in the completion of an NRHP nomination form for a site on the historic Pine Bar Ranch

-       Member: Society of American Archaeologists

-       Wyoming archaeological field school, summer 2004

 

 

References Upon Request

 

 

Reports

 

[With Thomas K. Larson, and Shay Heiner]

2008 Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory, AML 17F, Converse and Natrona Counties Coal Report 2: A Coal Prospect in the Vicinity of Casper, Wyoming.   Submitted to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Abandoned Mine Land Division, Lander Field Office.

 

[With Thomas K. Larson, Dori M. Penny, and Shay Heiner]

2008 Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory: AML 17H, North Rock Springs, Contract D.  Submitted to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Abandoned Mine Land Division, Lander Field Office.

 

[With Thomas K. Larson, Dori M. Penny, Shay Heiner, and Charity Summers]

2008 Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory for AML 17H, Lincoln and Uinta Counties Coal:  Report 1, Kemmerer South.  Submitted to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Abandoned Mine Land Division, Lander Field Office.

 

2008       Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory for the Windcor Energy Middlewood MET 3, Carbon County, Wyoming.

 

2008       Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory for the Windcor Energy Middlewood MET 4 Carbon County, Wyoming.

 

[With Thomas K. Larson]

2008       Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory for the Windcor Energy Middlewood MET 7, Carbon County, Wyoming.

 

 

 

2008       Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory for the Windcor Energy Middlewood MET 9 Carbon County, Wyoming.

 

[With Thomas K. Larson]

2008       Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Investigation for a Proposed Carbon        Power & Light WYDOT Tower Power Line.

 

[With Thomas K. Larson, Dori M. Penny, and Shay Heiner]

2008       Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory: AML 17H, North Rock Springs Contract D.

 

[With David G. Eckles]

2008       Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory: The Reliance Fire.

 

[With David G. Eckles]

2009       Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory, AML Johnson and Campbell Counties Coal, Report 3: The Olsen Mine.

 

[With Dave Eckles]

2008 Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory for AML 17J, Sheridan County Coal, Report 2:  The Carney Mine Subsidence.

 

[With David G. Eckles, Thomas K. Larson, Norbert Wasilik, and Kyle Joiner]

2009 Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory, AML 17M, Big Horn Basin Coal, Report 4: Williams, Hunt, and Concetta Pulichichio.

 

In Preparation:

 

[With Dave Eckles, Thomas K. Larson]

2009       Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory, AML 17L, Albany and Carbon Counties Coal, Report 8: Rock River, Kronkheit, and CB&H.

 

[With Thomas K. Larson, Dori M. Penny, Shay Heiner, Charity Summers]

2008       Results of a Class III Cultural Resource Inventory for AML 17H, Lincoln and Uinta Counties Coal: Report 1, Kemmerer South.

 

[With Thomas K. Larson, Dave Eckles]

2011 Results of the AML 17I South Pass City, Atlantic City Monitors: Carrie Shields Mine, Monte Cristo Mine, and Peabody Ridge Mine. Submitted to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Abandoned Mine Land Division, Lander Field Office.

 

Unfinished:

 

Class III Cultural Resource Inventory (unfinished)

Encana Oil & Gas (US) Cabrito Section 18 block (06-CAR-179)

Stud Horse Butte Quadrangle Wyoming – Sublette CO.    






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