Topic ID #37749 - posted 12/3/2016 4:11 PM

Crew Chief/Field Tech in search of position in SW or Great Basin



Archaeovagrant

HOWARD L. SMITH

(435) 503-0954     linkedin.com/in/howardlsmith     howardsmith@excite.com

 

Career Summary

 

Field Archaeologist with more than 10 years of experience in prehistoric and historic survey, site recordation, monitoring, and testing. Proficient in GPS use, compass and map navigation, and artifact recognition and analysis.

 

Skills

 

Pedestrian Survey                               Construction Monitoring                                     Site Recordation

GPS Mapping                                       Map Reading                                                        Off-Road Driving

Artifact Analysis                                   Site Testing and Excavation                              Crew Management

 

Professional Experience

 

Crew Chief, William Self Associates, Inc., Cedar City, Utah, 2016

 

·         Served as crew chief on block surveys in Lincoln County, Nevada

·         Inventoried assigned parcels of land

·         Recorded sites and isolates found on survey

 

Field Technician, Logan Simpson Design, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2015

 

·         Performed surveys in Millard County, Utah, to test a predictive model for site density

 

Monitor, Bighorn Archaeological Consultants, LLC, Orem, Utah, 2013-2015

 

·         Monitored construction of a 178-mile power line in central Utah

·         Performed test excavations on impacted sites

·         Worked with tribal monitors to insure compliance with cultural guidelines

 

Monitor, HDR, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, 2013

 

·         Monitored construction of a power line between Ely and Las Vegas, Nevada for environmental and cultural resource compliance issues

 

Assistant Crew Chief, William Self Associates, Inc., Cedar City, Utah, 2012

 

·         Served as assistant crew chief on two fire surveys in Sanpete and Iron Counties, Utah

·         Inventoried assigned parcels of land to be reclaimed  

·         Recorded sites and isolates found on survey

 

Field Technician/Lead Monitor, Cardno ENTRIX, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010 – 2012, 2013

 

·         Surveyed and recorded sites in a12,000 acre block of Dixie National Forest near Bryce Canyon, Garfield County, Utah

·         Performed survey and site recordation in historic Bullfrog Mining District near Beatty, Nye County, Nevada

·         Lead Cultural Resource Monitor on wind turbine construction project in eastern White Pine County, Nevada; monitored construction activities, recorded cultural resource discoveries, and worked closely with Native American monitors and contractors to protect cultural resources in the project area

 

Crew Chief, Western Land Services, Inc., Richfield, Utah, 2006-2009

 

·         Managed multiple 2-8 person crews during numerous Class III surveys

·         Surveyed seismic lines, pipeline corridors, and well pads

·         Recorded sites and made eligibility recommendations for those sites

·         Wrote and edited parts of reports

 

Education

 

Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology (Geology minor), Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Graduate work in Conservation Biology, Brigham Young University

Graduate work in Applied Geography, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM





Post ID#20853 - replied 2/23/2017 12:04 PM



Archaeovagrant

I know it's rude to bump one's own post, but I still need work. I hope to buy an RV soon to make me even more mobile, and I would be willing to relocate for the right position.

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