Topic ID #35491 - posted 3/30/2015 9:26 AM

M.A. (ABT) 3+ years experience, Available for work in Mid-Atlantic region, based near D.C.



tcuthbertson

Thomas Cuthbertson

E-mail : t.cuthbertson13@gmail.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/thomas-cuthbertson/2a/80/a98

 

Education

2010 B.A. – History

The Ohio State University, Columbus OH

2015 (projected) M.A. – Anthopology

In progress – ABT

College of William and Mary

 

 

Work Experience

Excavator

George Washington’s Mount Vernon

  • Mapping of utilities using total station and hand held GPS
  • Conversion of raw data into GIS maps
  • Digitization of excavation maps into ArcGIS
  • Trench monitoring
  • Phase I survey - physical marking of survey grid, excavation
  • Documentation associated with field work - field notes, provenience forms, feature mapping, profile drawings, field photography
  • Lab duties- photo downloads, artifact processing

 

Independent Contractor

Kerns CRM Consultants

  • Unit excavation
  • Documentation - provenience forms, mapping, profile drawings, field photography
  • Artifact processing - field bag check in, washing, re-bagging
  • Creation of catalog for Clifton House Ph. III - updating of catalog definitions
  • Creation and implementation of lab processes

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Archaeology Field Technician

Applied Archaeology and History Associates

URS Corporation/AECOM

Michael Baker Jr., Inc.

John Milner Associates, Inc.

James River Institute for Archaeology, Inc.

Dovetail Cultural Resource Group, Inc.

Versar Inc.

 

  • STP and Unit excavation
  • Ph I, II and III survey and excavations
  • Field documentation - STP forms, Unit forms, field photography, mapping, profile drawings
  • Map and compass navigation for survey
  • total station and hand held GPS mapping

 

Cultural Resource Management Intern

Fairfax County Park Authority – Historic Huntley/ Huntley Meadows Park

 

  • Historical document research (deeds, ledgers, journals)
  • Historic interpretation - historic site tours
  • Archaeology camp intruction


Archeological Field/Lab Technician

Fairfax County Park Authority - Cultural Resource Management and Protection Branch

 

  • STP and Unit excavation
  • Ph I, II and III survey and excavations
  • Field documentation - STP forms, Unit forms, field photography, mapping, profile drawings
  • Map and compass navigation for survey
  • Hand held GPS mapping
  • AutoCAD illustration
  • Artifact processing (cleaning, re-bagging, cataloging, labeling)
  • Volunteer management
  • Public outreach

 

 

Languages

Italian - Basic

Spanish – Basic

Organizations

Archeological Society of Virginia

-member 2011 - 2013

Mid Atlantic Archaeological Conference

-member 2012, 2014, 2015

Society for Historical Archaeology

-member 2014

Other experience

Eagle Scout

Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR certification

Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Proficient with AutoCAD

Familiar with ArcGIS

Familiar with HTML, CSS and JavaScript

Familiar with Section 106 process

 

Relevant Course Work

Collecting and Exhibiting Culture, Artifacts, Documentary Anthropology, Socio-Cultural Theory, Archaeological Theory, Bioarchaeology and the African Diaspora, Landscape Archaeology

 

 

Positions Held

William and Mary Anthropology Graduate Student Coalition

Public Events Coordinator - current

Archeological Society of Virginia – Banshee Reeks Chapter

President – Fall 2012 - Fall2013

 

 

Archaeological Experience

 

Field School

The Vultur Project

2nd -4th c. Roman Villa Complex


Phase I

Applied Archaeology and History Associates

Cabin Branch/Ryon Rd., Prince George Co., MD

SMECO, St. Mary’s Co. Power Lines 

Dovetail

South East High Speed Rail Corridor

Virginia State Route 58

Fairfax County Park Authority

Sully Woodlands Survey, Fairfax Co. VA

Salona, Mclean, VA

George Washington’s Mount Vernon – MVLA

Utility mapping/Trench Monitoring

African-American Cemetery Survey (volunteer)

APC Field survey

Michael Baker Jr., Inc.

Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge

URS

Howardsville

St. Mary’s Cemetery, water utility, Alexandria, VA

Versar

Blue Plains Tunnel Project, Washington, DC 


Phase II

JRIA

Hal and Bernie Hanson Regional Park, Loudoun Co, VA

 URS

Jefferson Houston School, Alexandria, VA

 Versar

Fort Evans(44AR0029)

Applied Archaeology and History Associates

Washington Post, Forrestville, MD

 

Volunteer

Westbrook (44FX2660)

Mount Vernon Slave Cemetery Survey


Phase III

Gault (41BL232)

Volunteer

Alexandria Contrabands and Freedmen’s Cemetery

Field Technician (JMA)

Clifton Mansion

Independent Contractor/Field and Lab Technician (Kerns CRM Consultants)

 

Lab

Mount Vernon Archaeology

Volunteer

 

Fairfax County Park Authority- Cultural Resource Management and Protection Branch

Lab/Field Technician

 

Other skills

Volunteer supervision

Trimble Mapping

Total station mapping

Historic Interpretation

Historical Document Research

AutoCAD Illustration

Papers

 

A Study in Context: A locally made pipe at Rich Neck Plantation

Mid Atlantic Archaeology Conference 2014

College of William and Mary Graduate Research Symposium 2014

Threatened Archaeology of African-American Virginia

Historic Huntley 2014 Curators Choice Tour

Changes in perception of enslaved individuals through the 18th century

Mid Atlantic Archaeology Conference 2015

 






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