Topic ID #27746 - posted 3/20/2013 7:36 PM

Experienced SW Field Technician seeking Crew Chief experience


Christopher Ferguson

 (480) 363-2017


Seeking a career in cultural resource management that leverages my experience in data recovery, field survey, construction monitoring and lab work. Will be returning to ASU for Masters in GIS in August, 2013.



Supervising, generating reports, presentations, spreadsheets and databases, lab research, elevation measurements, documentation, photography, mapping, site and artifact analysis, cataloging, GPS use.




Archaeological Technician November 2012 – Current

Contracted through SRI. Team member of data recovery project at Luke Air Force Base.  Excavated archaic pit features, collected artifacts and lab samples.



Work Instructor March – November, 2012

Trained developmentally disable adults and supervised their work.  Wrote weekly reports on participants’ progress. 


EPG, Inc.

Staff Archaeologist October, 2011 – February, 2012. Field Technician July – August 2009, July 2010, February 2011, May – July 2011, September 2011

Conducted field survey, test excavations, data recovery, and construction monitoring.  Uploaded field photos, scanned field documents, and imputed field data into company database.  Processed field specimens. 


Southwest Archaeological Consultants, Inc.

Field Technician February – May, 2011

Team member of data recovery at El Segundo coal mine.  Excavation of archaic lithic scatters using grid layout. 


ASU School of Human Evolution and Social Change

Student Worker III November 2009 - February 2010

Inventoried artifacts from Central Arizona Ecotone Project.  Labeled and organized artifacts. 



BA in Anthropology 2010, Minor-Statistics from Arizona State University, Graduated Summa Cum Laude

ASU Mogollon Prehistoric Landscape Project Field School

USFS Elden Pueblo Field School

ASU Latin American Folk Art Collections Internship



Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)

Arizona Archaeological Council (AAC)

Undergraduate Anthropology Association at ASU (UAA), while undergraduate


Honors and Achievements

Eagle Scout

National Honor Society

Walpi Kiva Chapter Chief

Arizona Regent Scholarship recipient

ASU University Scholarship

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Crew 1 & 2 Certification, AAS

Golden Key International Honour Society


References available upon request


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