Topic ID #39425 - posted 4/18/2018 11:20 AM

Crew Chief Position


Terracon Consultants, Inc. (Terracon) is currently seeking a full-time Archaeological Crew Chief. The Archaeological Crew Chief will work closely with the Project Manager and the Environmental Group Manager and will be responsible for ensuring that the proper survey methods are implemented and all findings are documented in accordance with the applicable Federal and State standards and guidelines. The position will be based out of the Terracon Louisville Kentucky Office.

Job responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Carry out archaeological investigations (Phase I survey, Phase II evaluation, Phase III data recovery, and archaeological monitoring);
• Conduct archaeological excavation in both rural and urban environments
Overnight stays on out-of-town projects when required;
• Undertake material culture/artifact analysis and reporting under the direction of the Principal Investigator;
• Supervise/direct an archaeological field crew;
• Become familiar with Terracon’s Project Management system and technical standards in order to support the project managers in the delivery of consulting services to our clients;
• Participate in Terracon’s Health & Safety program and monitor the Health & Safety performance of archaeological field technicians;
• Demonstrate a “Safety First” focus and act as a role model to other staff;
• Maintain a high standard of ethical behavior and uphold Terracon’s reputation
• Work with and provide support to other members of the Environmental Group in assisting with other field and laboratory activities as required;
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Archaeology and/or Anthropology;
Working knowledge of the Secretary of the Interior’ Standards and Guidelines for Archeology and Historic Preservation and familiarity with the survey guidelines for Midwestern, Middle Atlantic, Northeastern and Southeastern states;
Demonstrated experience in archaeological fieldwork supervision and the ability to observe and instruct others in good and efficient field methodology in a high paced environment;
Knowledge and familiarity with GPS and GIS field equipment and applications;
Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
Excellent organizational skills; 
Valid driver’s license; and
Able to pass a drug screen and background check.

Additional Information:
This is a full-time benefitted position with competitive salary based on experience and education. Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plan, PTO, and holidays.
Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, and three references to No phone calls please. We thank all individuals who express interest in the position but only those individuals who are selected for interviews will be contacted.


About Terracon

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 130 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

EEO Statement

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.


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