Topic ID #41141 - posted 6/3/2019 1:48 PM

Field Technicians - AZ, NM



jbernatchez@westlandresources.com

Field Technician (temp/on-call)

WestLand Resources Inc. is seeking an archaeology technician to perform Class III surveys and data recovery excavation work in the field. Work will be on-call/project-specific for our Arizona locations, and may also include work in New Mexico. Per diem and single-occupancy hotel rooms will be provided for out-of-town work.

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or higher in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in archaeology.
  • Ability to conduct fieldwork for long hours in a desert environment featuring extreme temperatures, rough terrain and potential high altitudes.
  • Ability to carry up to 60 pounds of equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to bend and kneel for long periods of time.
  • Ability to travel out of town for work throughout the Southwest, often on short notice and for extended periods (paid drive time, per diem and hotel provided).
  • Reliable personal transportation to WestLand offices or local field sites.
  • Ability to work as a member of a cohesive team.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and creative environment.

Key Functions:

  • Under direction of a field supervisor, conduct archaeological field work (field survey, testing, monitoring and data recovery excavations).
  • Under direction of field supervisor, record artifacts, features and other manifestations using Trimble GIS, map archaeological features and sites, draw scaled profiles and plans, and maintain paperwork, notes and records.
  • Process and catalog artifacts and other materials under lab staff supervision.
  • Perform preliminary analysis and lab tasks under lab staff supervision.
  • File and scan records and paperwork.
  • Complete record searches and report tables under supervision of senior staff.

At WestLand, our purpose is to sustain a friendly, inspired company, where dedicated people work together to create exceptional outcomes. We pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is relaxed and collaborative, while supporting the highest standards for project delivery and work product quality.  Our team approach to both project and staff development naturally fosters a tight-knit environment of uniquely skilled and experienced professionals, learning from and helping one another.

Westland is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite applications from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

To apply, please visit our website at https://westlandresources.applicantpro.com/jobs/1056287.html

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