Topic ID #33298 - posted 8/4/2014 2:48 PM

Seeking Field Tech position in central Texas



dbarr

Currently living in San Antonio, seeking work in Texas.


David Travis Barron

13000 Vista Del Norte #126 San Antonio, Tx 78216

(512) 825-4485

dtbarron90@yahoo.com

 

Education:

            B.A. in Anthropology from The University of Texas at San Antonio (Spring 2014)

Experience:

            Field Technician: [May 2014 – June 2014]

                        Assisted Dr. Robert Hard, Art MacWilliams, and John Roney in test excavations and research at “Round Mountain” (AZ CC:4:61 (ASM)) and LA162023

·         Setup and excavated 1x1m units

·         Mapped and profiled 1x1m units

·         Ground survey

·         Washed artifacts

·         Flotation experience

·         Minimal/basic Trimble GPS experience

Field Schools:

            Belize Archaeology Field School

                                    Mopan Valley Preclassic Project [July 2014]

·         Assisted in site management

·         Taught basic excavation methods to undergraduate students

·         Assisted undergraduate students in excavation processes

·         Mapped and profiled 2x2m, 1x2m, and 1x1m units

·         Daily recording of on-site data and completion of lot forms

·         Set up and excavated of 2x2m, 1x2m, and 1x1m units

·         Washed artifacts

·         Back-filled units upon completion and closing of said units

 

           

 

 

Belize Archaeology Field School

                                  Mopan Valley Archaeology Project [June 2013 – July 2013]

·         Set up and excavation of 2x2m units

·         Performed work in extreme weather conditions (extreme heat/humidity)

·         Screened soil excavated

·         Collected and sorted artifacts found

·         Washed artifacts

·         Micro artifact sorting experience

·         Water screened artifacts

·         Separated and classified artifacts found between ceramics, lithics, or obsidian

·         Daily recording of on-site data and completion of lot forms

·         Mapping/Profiling units

 

Work/Study:

Center for Archaeological Research   (UTSA)

 

Related Coursework:

·         Archaeology of Texas

·         Maya Civilization

·         Ancient Civilizations

·         The Human Skeleton

·         Pre-Hispanic and Colonial Latin America

·         Archaeology of North America

·         Introduction to Archaeology

·         Texas History

Honors:

Summer 2013 Dean's List (part-time)

 

 

 

 

 

References:

Dr. Robert Hard

Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio

robert.hard@utsa.edu

(210) 458-7409

 

John Roney

Colinas Cultural Resource Consultants

jroney.CCRC@yahoo.com

(505) 328-3784

 

Dr. Jason Yeager

Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio

jason.yaeger@utsa.edu

(210) 458-7966

 

Dr. M. Kathryn Brown

Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio

kathryn.brown@utsa.edu

(210) 458-6761

 

Jason Whitaker

Doctoral Student at The University of Texas at San Antonio

jason.whitaker@utsa.edu






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