Topic ID #42912 - posted 12/16/2020 9:58 AM

Crew Chief Position Ridgecrest, CA

Brad Beacham

Archaeologist II (Crew Chief)

Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Archaeologist II (Crew Chief) in Ridgecrest, CA in support of a new 5-year contract.


Responsible for the supervision of Cultural Resources Management (CRM) field staff conducting archaeological survey, testing, monitoring, and data recovery ranging throughout California, with focus on contract support at NAWS China Lake.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Serve as the Crew Chief for complex cultural resource investigations, with supervision of a field crew

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

Implement research designs, treatment plans, and other CRM documents and guidance

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

Quality Control for all data collected in the field

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in archaeology, anthropology or related field

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

Valid Driver’s license

Ability to obtain a security clearance


Effective written and oral communication


Project and Staff management


Preferred Qualifications:

Secretary of Interior Standards Professional Qualification Standards Certificate

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 II Crew Chief - Careers At Epsilon Systems Inc (



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