Topic ID #41886 - posted 12/9/2019 10:07 AM



Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the western United States with offices in Arizona, California, Utah, Wyoming, and Virginia. Our highly successful team of environmental planners, biologists, and archaeologists provides environmental planning, permitting, and compliance services, as well as infrastructure siting, Class I literature reviews, Class II reconnaissance surveys, and Class III intensive pedestrian surveys, Phase I testing, Phase II excavation, Phase III data recovery, and environmental construction management and monitoring. 

We are seeking three full time archaeologists, one for each of our office in Draper (Salt Lake City) or Cedar City, Utah; Mesa, Arizona; and Rawlins, Wyoming. The employee should be available to conduct fieldwork throughout the western U.S. Primary duties may include planning and budgeting for projects; conducing literature reviews/records searches; planning, coordinating, and leading field survey and testing projects; compiling field data into site forms and reports; coordinating with state, federal, and tribal agencies; and marketing with existing, new, and prospective clients. Work will include both office and field work, including one-day and multiple-day assignments. Successful applicants should be able to work long days in the field, in both the winter and summer.



·        Graduate degree in archaeology, or closely related field

·        Proficiency in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and/or Wyoming prehistoric and/or historic archaeology

·        At least one year full-time professional experience in archaeological research or cultural resource management

·        Strong writing and editing skills

·        Ability to perform work duties independently and efficiently with short deadlines

·        Ability to interact and coordinate with state, federal, and tribal agencies

·        Proficiency with sub-meter GPS and/or other field technology

·        Excellent navigation skills and good driving record

·        Highly organized, motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable and trustworthy

·        Ability to manage employees and field crews



·        Strong writing and editing skills

·        Previous site form and report writing experience

·        Experience driving a four-wheel drive vehicle off-road or in rough terrain

·        Familiarity with typical transmission or electrical utility operations and maintenance activities

·        Experience working around heavy machinery and communicating with maintenance crews

·        Permitted or permittable in any western-U.S. state(s)

·        Ability to obtain state and federal Principal Investigator/Project Director permit(s) as in Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, and/or Wyoming


This position is exempt (salary) and eligible for full benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience. When working multi-day assignments, employee will be reimbursed for meals and lodging. We anticipate employment to begin in December 2019 – January 2020. Applicants must have a clean driving record for at least five years prior to the start of work. Offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate passing drug and alcohol testing.



Send the following documents to Human Resources at

·        One-page cover letter (mention any archaeological permits you may hold)

·        Resume (3-page limit)

·        Three references (include a supervisor and a co-worker)

·        Writing sample (3 page limit)


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