Topic ID #38134 - posted 3/9/2017 2:05 PM

Archaeology Technician with Amec Foster Wheeler in Columbia, SC

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking an Archaeology Technician to join our team in Columbia, SC.


Key Responsibilities  

  • Participate in surveys and evaluations to identify and document archaeological sites and evaluate their National Register site eligibility; and assist with data recovery efforts to mitigate adverse impacts to significant archaeological resources
  • Perform all levels of archaeological fieldwork including pedestrian inspection, shovel test survey, test excavation, and monitoring of mechanical excavation under the direction of a field director or crew chief
  • Assist in the preparation of site descriptions, feature descriptions, site maps, and completion of state site forms
  • Wash and process recovered artifacts and analytical samples, label and package artifacts, perform supervised analysis, and conduct computerized data entry
  • Assist in report production as necessary

Skills / Qualifications

  • BA or coursework in Anthropology or related discipline
  • Three years of related experience
  • Experience effectively working as part of a multi-disciplined field crew
  • Potentially work extended hours in the field traversing investigation sites
  • Drug test and background check required
  • Experience with Phase I surveys and Phase II excavations in the Southeast
  • Experience with GIS  

To Apply: Click here to apply on our website

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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