Topic ID #41397 - posted 8/7/2019 3:45 PM

Archaeological Field Director, Ridgecrest, CA


Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. as part of the T&E Technologies Joint Venture is currently seeking a full time Archaeological Field Director in Ridgecrest, CA in support of our new 5-year contract.


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. The ideal candidate must demonstrate effective communication skills, a strong background in project and staff management; implementation of research designs in the field; and relevant regional experience in all phases of CRM. Salary will be commensurate with experience, ranging from $65,000 to $75,000.



·       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


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.

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