Topic ID #28068 - posted 4/5/2013 3:34 PM

BA Seeking Archaeological Field Tech Position in Mid-Atlantic Region



jlhippen

Jamie L. Dworsky
millersville_hipp@comcast.net
(717) 519-9805

Education

Master of Arts All but thesis at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

    Applied Archaeology- August 2011 to May 2014.

Bachelor of Arts Millersville University, Millersville, PA-August 2003 to December 2007.

    Major: Anthropology-archaeology concentration    Minor: History

Anthropology Departmental Honors Thesis- Elizabeth Furnace Plantation: A Ceramic Analysis

Experience
URS Corporation Field Technician   June 2013
  n  Phase I shovel testing project in Allegheny National Forest

Lab Assistant   January 2013-May 2013

n  Graduate student employee for IUP archaeological services

n  Prepared collections for curation at the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC)

n  Created and maintained artifact and photograph inventories using Microsoft Access

 

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Intern May 2012-September 2012

n  Part of the PHAST (Pennsylvania Highway Archaeological Survey Team) program through IUP

n  Conducted archaeological testing for bridge replacement projects

n  Assisted in writing archaeological reports

n  Used ArcMap to create maps of project areas

n  Cleaned and cataloged artifacts and prepared collections for curation at the PHMC

n  Took photographs of project areas and STPs/test units

n  Created and maintained artifact and photograph inventories using Microsoft Access

 

Lab Assistant    October 2011-March 2012

n  Graduate student employee for IUP archaeological services

n  Prepared collections for curation at the PHMC

  

Archaeologist    June 2011-August 2011

n  Dill’s Tavern (1794-Present) in Dillsburg, PA

n  Phase III block excavation

n  Excavated stratigraphically

n  Kept a daily field journal

n  Cleaned and labeled artifacts


Archaeologist  May 2010-September 2010

n  Blunston Site (1726-1929) in Columbia, PA

n  Phase II and III archaeological investigation

n  Excavated stratigraphically

n  Kept a daily field journal

n  Cleaned and labeled artifacts

n  Excavated a prehistoric refuse pit and collected soil samples for flotation

n  Assisted with flotation of soil samples

Field Technician June 2007-July 2007

n  Testing project on three 18th century sites in Southampton, Bermuda conducted by Millersville University in cooperation with the Bermuda Maritime Museum

n  Processed artifacts

n  Excavated stratigraphically

n  Conducted archival research at the Bermuda National Archives

 

Archaeological Intern with Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.   June 2006-August 2006

n  Phase I and II archaeological testing for CRM projects

n  Processed artifacts

Millersville University Field School      September 2005-December 2005

n  Elizabeth Furnace Plantation (1746-Present)

n  Laid out test units

n  Excavated stratigraphically

n  Identified historic artifacts

n  Completed level forms

n  Drew stratigraphic profiles and unit planviews

n  Cleaned and labeled artifacts

 

Skills

n  Able to use ArcGIS  

Certifications and Training

n  Certificate of Training for Section 106 Practice and Principles, SRI Foundation, through PennDOT

  n  SafeLandUSA PEC Basic Safety Awareness Orientation

o   Provides general safety information for the oil and gas industry at the awareness level

o   Operators that recognize Safeland Orientation include, but are not limited to: Exxon, Tetra, noble energy, Murphy Oil Corporation, BP, EnCana, Anadarko, Highmount, and Shell


 

 










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