Topic ID #41960 - posted 1/15/2020 9:12 AM

On-Call Archaeological Field Technician-Utah


On-Call Archaeological Field Technician

Join a progressive, employee-focused, regional multidiscipline engineering firm offering sought-after benefits: Highly competitive salaries, including paid overtime for hourly employees or comp time for salaried employees, Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance-including company paid coverage for domestic partner, generous PTO, 401K, and CEU opportunities, in-house training sessions, paid professional membership, company activities and events, casual and family-oriented work environment, and more. With 14 offices in 8 western states, Horrocks Engineers has seen a four-year average growth of 32%. Horrocks Engineers provides our employees with the opportunity to Learn More, Do More, and Earn More.

Horrocks Engineers is seeking on-call Archaeological Field Technicians to work out of our Pleasant Grove, Utah office. Responsibilities will include assisting with survey, monitoring, and excavation of cultural resources primarily in Utah, with the possibility of work in Arizona, Nevada, and Idaho.


The completion of an archaeological field school is required and a BS or BA in anthropology with an emphasis on archaeology is preferred. Basic archaeological field skills for survey, excavation, and monitoring of construction work are necessary. A familiarity with Utah Archaeology Site Form (UASF) format is also preferred. Applicants must be able to hike at least 8 miles per day in a variety of weather conditions in remote locations over difficult and uneven terrain while carrying up to 25 lbs. of gear. Some fieldwork will require overnight stays.

Candidates should reside in Utah or at least be within a days drive.


Hourly wage rates start at $16 and is based on education and experience. Per diem and single occupancy lodging are provided when applicable.

Horrocks Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Horrocks Engineers may identify additional skills and requirements for the hiring process. For a confidential interview, send resume to Only applicants selected to interview will be contacted.  


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