Topic ID #39339 - posted 3/29/2018 1:59 PM

Archaeological Field Technician


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 Pittsburgh office is seeking archaeological field technicians to conduct cultural resources investigations in the Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and New York.

Duties consist of archaeological fieldwork including pedestrian survey, subsurface testing (Phase I and Phase II), site testing and evaluation, data recovery, and archaeological monitoring.

  • A Bachelor's Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field or six (6) months field experience with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring required
  • An accredited Field School Certification is preferred
  • Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, methodology and monitoring preferred
  • Knowledge of TerraSync is a plus
  • Current valid driver's license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads 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
  • Previous archaeological survey experience in Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, and/or West Virginia is a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or closely related field, or commensurate employment experience.
  • Completion of accredited field school or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to conduct field work in inclement weather and/or rugged terrain, for long hours and ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Current drivers' license.

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.

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

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