Topic ID #40844 - posted 3/27/2019 9:53 AM

Archaeological Field Technicians --- Redlands, California


Title: Archaeological Field Technician 

Location: Redlands, CA

Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI), a multidisciplinary cultural resources consulting firm, has several temporary, full-time, hourly positions available for archaeological Field Technicians headquartered from SRI’s Redlands, CA office. Qualified candidates should possess, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field and have completed an accredited archaeological field school. Candidates must also have a minimum of 1–2 years of field experience (i.e., survey, testing, and data recovery) and be physically fit and able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (i.e., extreme heat or cold). Candidates should also have good organizational skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks. Prior Mojave Desert and/or coastal California experience will be viewed favorably, as will demonstrated past field experience working with Trimble XT global positioning system (GPS) receivers.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Project Director and Crew Chief, archaeological Field Technicians are responsible for conducting reconnaissance survey, the establishment of grids, artifact collection, test unit and feature excavation, and documentation. To this end, archaeological field technicians are required to perform the following tasks in the field:

·         Conduct archaeological survey, testing, and data recovery

·         Point-locate observation and surface collection units as well as surface artifacts using a Trimble global positioning system (GPS) receiver

·         Draw features in plan and profile that conform to SRI mapping conventions

·         Clean and straighten the walls of a test unit or trench

·         Complete field forms accurately and concisely

·         Properly label collection bags and samples

·         Must be able to lift up to 40lbs


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Pay rates are based on individual qualifications and experience, and fieldwork is anticipated to last 3 – 4 months.

How to apply

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to with “Archaeological Field Technician – Redlands, California” referenced in the subject line, and should include a resume of relevant experience and references (with contact information, including email addresses and telephone numbers).  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled and only applications submitted via will be considered.



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