Topic ID #39505 - posted 5/15/2018 9:59 AM

PHASE 1 ARCHAEOLOGY SURVEY CENTRAL MN - STARTING 5/30/18



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Merjent is a professional environmental consulting company specializing in the energy industry. Our focus is on oil and gas pipelines, electric utilities, biofuels, wind, and mining projects throughout the United States.  Our mission is to help the energy industry solve environmental issues before they become problems.  At Merjent we promote an environment where people and projects can succeed.

Our Field Services division has seasonal/temporary immediate openings working on a Phase I Pipeline in Northern Minnesota.  Crews are planned to mobilize Wednesday May 30, 2018 for 3-5 weeks of continuous work.

 

START DATE IS NOT FLEXIBLE, ALL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE PRE-FIELD PHYSICAL/DRUG SCREENING AND BE ABLE TO ARRIVE IN CLOQUET, MINNESOTA ON WEDNESDAY MAY 30, 2018.

 

 

SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION

Schedule On: Monday – Saturday; 10 hour days

Schedule Off: Sunday

Hourly Position; Overtime paid for all hours worked over 40

Per Diem: $51.00/day; 7-days a week (per diem is direct deposited bi-weekly; no receipts needed)

Lodging: Single Occupancy

 

FIELD LEAD POSITION OVERVIEW   $20.00/HOUR

Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator(s), the Field Lead is responsible for the oversight and direction of all archaeological field investigations conducted by members of their field crew and implementing field procedures established by Merjent.

DUTIES

· Leads Phase I survey, determines types of appropriate survey coverage within the project area

· Completes field documentation and technical site mapping

· Maintains all field records and paperwork

· Works with GPS Technician to ensure accurate digital recordation of survey coverage type

· Responsible for the overall safety of the field crew and ensures adherence to all project safety protocols

EXPERIENCE

· Minimum of a Bachelors degree in archaeology, anthropology or related science.

· Preference is given to candidates that meet the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for archaeology as well as those experienced with the use of GPS units for field work

· Demonstrated experience overseeing and supervising cultural resource field surveys and survey crews

· Detail oriented, organized, and able to meet deadlines on fast-paced projects

· Preference will be given to those experienced with Trimble Geo Explorer units, Terra Sync and Prior experience operating GPS units for archaeological field work.

· Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in a similar capacity conducting fieldwork.

 

GPS TECHNICIAN POSITION OVERVIEW 17.00/HOUR

Under the supervision of the Field Lead, the Archaeology GPS Technician is responsible for navigation using a Trimble Geo 7 Series GPS unit equipped with Terra Sync software within the archaeological project area and performing the following duties.

· Record all types of survey coverage within the project area.

· Responsible for the digital recordation and mapping of all archaeological sites using an established data dictionary.

· May conduct pedestrian walkover, controlled surface survey, and/or shovel test survey when necessary at the discretion of the Field Lead.

EXPERIENCE

· Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, anthropology or related science and successful completion of an archaeological field school.

· Prior experience operating GPS units for archaeological field work. Preference will be given to those experienced with Trimble Geo Explorer units and Terra Sync.

· Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a similar capacity conducting fieldwork.

 

FIELD TECHNICIAN POSITION OVERVIEW   16.00/HOUR

Under the supervision of the Field Lead for Phase I survey, the Field Technician is responsible for performing common tasks associated with archaeological investigations and surveys within the archaeological project area.

DUTIES

· Perform pedestrian walkover survey, controlled surface survey, and hand excavation (shovel testing)

· Complete field-related paperwork including but not limited to recordation of excavated shovel tests, plan view and profile drawing.

· May assist in technical site mapping, photography and artifact collection

EXPERIENCE

· Minimum of a Bachelors degree in archaeology, anthropology or related science

· Successful completion of an archaeological field school

· Minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar capacity conducting fieldwork.

 

REQUIRED DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING

This position requires job candidates (after a conditional offer of employment), employees, and sub-contractors to abide by our written Drug, Alcohol, and Contraband Policy which includes satisfactory test results of pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.

 

PREPLACEMENT PHYSICAL

Due to the physical requirements of this position job candidates will be asked to complete a preplacement physical. The results of this physical are a condition of employment. A physician of occupational medicine will review your health history including allergies, vital signs, and perform a physical exam in accordance with the job description to ensure your ability to perform the requirements of this job safely. Merjent/In Situ will cover the cost and will not receive any personal medical information or history from the physician.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Merjent, Inc. and In Situ Archaeological Consulting are Equal Opportunity Employers committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

 

For consideration please send resume/vita and three professional references to:

 

Martha Mock

Field Logistics Coordinator

mmock@merjent.com






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