Topic ID #35164 - posted 3/4/2015 11:58 AM

Archaeological Technician - Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. - Knoxville

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.


With pro-forma 2013 annualized scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 employees in more than 50 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.


Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.


Role Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently accepting resumes for upcoming work in several southeastern states (including but not limited to Tennessee, Georgia, and Arkansas). These are on-call positions that will report to the Knoxville, Tennessee Office. Travel will be required.  

Key Responsibilities

· Primarily responsible for conducting archaeological fieldwork, including pedestrian survey, shovel test and test unit excavation;

· Fill out forms/site records, and take field notes;

· Take site and artifact photos and maintain photo logs;

· ID artifacts, participate in excavation, monitoring; and

· Data entry. 

Role Requirements

· Bachelor’s degree. in Archaeology or Anthropology or related field and an archaeological field school;

· 0-2 years of field archaeology experience in addition to completion of an archaeological field school in survey and excavation techniques;

· Experience conducting linear Phase I surveys a plus;

· Requires willingness to work outdoors in rough terrain;

· Field excavation experience, including shovel test and test unit excavation, is a plus;

· Strong communication skills and effective writing skills;

· Ability to work effectively with team members as well as independently;

· Must pass drug test, fit-for-duty medical exam, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy; and

· A valid U.S. driver’s license. 

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience in the archaeology field in Tennessee and/or Arkansas; located in TN or AR preferred;

· Ability to be permitted to work in TN and AR; and

· Prehistoric and historic artifact identification.  

Physical Demands

· Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more;

· Ability and willingness to work outside under varying and adverse weather conditions; and

· Ability to walk up to 8 miles a day in varying terrain.



If you believe you have the necessary knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear from you.

To Apply: Click the following link


We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.


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