Topic ID #42910 - posted 12/16/2020 9:54 AM

Field Director Position Ridgecrest, CA

Brad Beacham

Archaeologist III (Field Director)

Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. is currently seeking a full time Archaeologist III (Field Director) in Ridgecrest, CA.


Oversee Cultural Resources Management (CRM) field operations of the Ridgecrest, California Office, managing operations ranging throughout California and Nevada. Office currently maintains numerous concurrent contracts, with the Navy at NAWS China Lake as the prime customer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Serve as the Field Director for complex cultural resource investigations, with supervision of multiple field crews

Plan, conduct, and lead cultural resources surveys, site recording, excavations, monitoring, and other fieldwork duties

Author cultural resources reports

Implement research designs, treatment plans, and other CRM guidance

Coordinate with Project Managers to ensure that projects
are concluded on schedule and within budget

Quality Control for all data collected in the field 

Required Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Anthropology or related field

Minimum Five years of supervisory experience in CRM (preferably in California and/or the western U.S.)

Permittable in California

Strong technical writing, communication, and problem-solving skills

Ability to obtain a security clearance


Effective written and oral communication


Project and staff management


Technical writing

Developing and Implementing Research Designs

ADA Notations:

Some sedentary work is performed in an office setting.

Outdoors. Rugged to extremely rugged terrain in extreme temperature ranges, often in uninhabited areas.

Must be able to walk 8-10 miles a day with field pack and ample water, over rough terrain in variable weather conditions which likely will include high temperatures in summer months.

A portion of the duties require working outdoors under extreme temperature, strenuous physical effort associated with hiking during archaeological reconnaissance and surveys, such as climbing steep slopes, and physical labor such as stooping, bending, carrying loads in excess of 50 pounds associated with archaeological excavation work.

Interested parties please apply using the following link:

Archaeologist III Field Director - Careers At Epsilon Systems Inc (


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