Topic ID #39100 - posted 1/9/2018 3:22 PM

Cultural Resource Specialist - On-call

Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the western United States with offices in Arizona, California, and Utah. Our highly successful team of environmental planners, biologists, and archaeologists provides environmental planning, permitting, and compliance services as well as infrastructure siting, environmental construction management, and monitoring. Our company philosophy is “Understand and Serve.” 

We are seeking an on-call archaeologist for intermittent assignments located in Arizona and Utah. Top performers will be eligible for promotion and/or full-time employment.  Primary duties will include work on archaeological surveys and construction monitoring projects. Ability to assist in report production and background research is a plus. Work will include both one-day and multiple-day assignments. 


  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in archaeology, or closely related field 
  • Proficiency in Arizona and Utah prehistoric or historic archaeology 
  • At least one-year full-time professional experience in archaeological research or cultural resource management 
  • Proficiency with sub-meter GPS 
  • Personal vehicle, excellent navigational skills, and a good driving record 
  • Ability to perform work duties independently with short deadlines 
  • Motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable, and trustworthy 


  • Strong writing skills 
  • Experience driving a four-wheeled drive vehicle off-road or in rough terrain 
  • Familiarity with typical electrical utility operations and maintenance activities 
  • Experience working around heavy machinery and communicating with maintenance crews 

This position is on-call, non-exempt (hourly), and not eligible for full benefits. When overtime work is required, the employee will be compensated with overtime pay in accordance with applicable laws. On one-day work assignments, employee will be reimbursed for mileage driven to and from field locations. On multiple-day assignments, employee will be reimbursed for meals and lodging in addition to mileage. We anticipate that employment will begin in January 2018. Applicants must have a clean driving record for at least five years prior to the start of work. Offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate passing drug and alcohol testing. 


Send the following documents to Human Resources at 

  • one-page cover letter
  • resume 
  • three references (include a supervisor and a co-worker) 
  • writing sample (3-page limit) 


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