Topic ID #30632 - posted 1/10/2014 5:32 PM

Archaeologists available for domestic work



trevorhpayne

TREVOR PAYNE

1600 Marlbrook Dr. Ne Unit 2

Atlanta, GA 30307

tpayne8@student.gsu.edu

615-854-9287

Objective:  To obtain an archaeological field or research position with a company or institution that is seeking a highly passionate and knowledgeable individual with a stable work history and successful academic curriculum. 

Education:

Gainesville High School Graduated 2008 with Honors

Georgia State University Graduated 2013 with a Bachelors Degree In Anthropology

Qualifications:

Currently employed in the field of cultural resource management as a archaeological field and lab technician 

Dedicated to continued education of archaeology and historic preservation

Enthusiastic to deliver solutions for the preservation of our cultural resources 

Demonstrated ability to develop relationships with colleagues and co-workers 

Proven ability to work well as a team player in a fast-paced, energetic environment 

Validated significant organizational and follow-up skills 

Documented stable work experience throughout college career (as well as high school) 

Proven fluent verbal, written English and interpersonal communication skills 

Established valuable field and lab work experience

Academic Achievements:

President’s list for academic excellence in fall semester 2011

Dean’s list for academic excellence for fall 2011 and spring 2012 semesters 

Archaeological Experience: 

Full-time field and lab Technician at Edwards Pittman Environmental Inc. — September, 2013 to Present

Continuing to gain experience as a cultural resource technician in the field and the the laboratory

Participated in numerous Phase I reconnaissance surveys throughout the state of Georgia

Participated in a Phase II unit excavation, which provided crucial insight into how cultural resource archaeology is conducted in more extensive investigations

Responsible for numerous laboratory tasks, which could include: data entry, artifact cleaning, artifact curation, artifact photography, artifact cataloging, and etc..

Developing a strong a fundamental understanding on how cultural resource firms are operated on a day to day basis

Internship with the Georgia State University Archaeology Lab – June, 2013 to July, 2013

Gained experience working in an archaeology laboratory

Developed essential organizational skills, and learned the process of storing artifacts

Became proficient in data-entry

Internship with Edwards Pittman Environmental Incorporated – March, 2013 to May, 2013

Obtained real world cultural resource management experience

Continued to develop my skills in the field

Spent a considerable amount of time in the lab, learning the process of artifact curation

Developed a better understanding on how cultural resource management operates under section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act

Field School with Fernbank Museum of Natural History and Georgia State University - June, 11 2012 to July 12, 2012

Acquired the skills required for shovel tests, excavation units, and basic lab work 

Operated GIS total station while understanding its potential value in archaeological study

Learned the procedures associated with artifact cleaning, collecting, and inventorying 

Developed the essential skills of maintaining a thorough field book

Archaeology Practice and the Public – Course Taught By Dr. Christopher Morehart at Georgia State University – Currently Enrolled

Studied archaeology’s implications on the public

Interpreted the laws associated with archaeology within the United States

Archaeological Methods – Course Taught by Dr. Jeffry Glover at Georgia State University – Fall Semester of 2011

Implemented essential methods and practices associated with conducting archaeology in the field

Archaeology and Prehistory – Course Taught by Dr. Jeffry Glover at Georgia State University – Spring Semester 2010

Developed a foundational knowledge of prominent archaeological sites from all over the world

Job Experience:

Edwards Pittman Environmental Inc. — September 2012 to Present — Atlanta GA

Zifty Inc. – Delivery Driver    June 2011 to present – Atlanta GA

Pizzeria Vesuvius – Delivery Driver and Dishwasher    March 2010 to June 2011 – Atlanta GA 

Pet Supplies Plus – Sales Associate and Cahier    March 2009 to March 2010  – Atlanta GA

Adidas – Sales Associate and Cashier   February 2006 to August 2008, Georgia Premium Outlets – Dawsonville GA 

References:

Lori Thompson — Lab Director at Edwards Pittman Environmental Inc — lthompson@edwards-pitman.com 

Lynn Pietak — Archaeology Group Manager — lpietak@edwards-pitman.com 

Tom Lewis — Senior Archaeologist — tlewis@edwards-pitman.com 

Dr. Jeffry Glover — Associate Professor at Georgia State University — jglover@gsu.edu

Dr. Christopher Morehart – Associate Professor at Georgia State University – cmorehart@gsu.edu 

Dr. Dennis Blanton – Archaeologist at the Fernbank Museum of National History – dbblanton@gmail.com 






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