Topic ID #38485 - posted 7/6/2017 4:39 AM

Archaeological field technicians - Baton Rouge and Houston


Archaeological Field Technician

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About the opportunity:

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Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.


Our Houston, Texas, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, offices offer a unique work environment and are seeking Archaeological Field Technicians to conduct archaeological field work under the supervision of a Crew Chief (s) and/ or Field Director.


You should be able to work 10-12 hours per day, generally Mondays through Saturdays. Time over 40 work hours within a given work week will be paid at time and a half.



What you will accomplish:

Conduct archaeological fieldwork including monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery. Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units. 

Experience and qualifications for success:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field is required
  • An accredited Field School Certification is required
  • Six (6) months or more field experience with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring is preferred
  • Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, methodology and monitoring is preferred
  • Knowledge of ArcPad or TerraSync is a plus
  • Current valid driver’s license is required
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required

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SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 


EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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