Topic ID #41462 - posted 8/29/2019 6:25 PM

Field Archaeologist- Avondale, Arizona (Full time, permanent)


As a Field Archaeologist with Terracon, you will be responsible for assisting with archaeological field investigations, laboratory analyses, and report preparation. This position may also require assistance with other environmental consulting projects as assigned. The candidate must be able to work in physically demanding field conditions and overnight travel may be required.

Essential Functions and Duties:

  • In accordance with company procedures, prepares reports for relatively simple projects, making appropriate recommendations as necessary.
  • May assist more senior level Scientists on larger, more complex projects.
  • Under the direction of a Principal Investigator, performs site visits, field observations, and field data collection and/or other field assignments.
  • May serve as team member in meetings and communications with client pertaining to specific projects/tasks.
  • Evaluates laboratory and field data and helps compile it for written reports.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology or a closely related field.
  • Completion of an accredited field school in North America.
  • 1- 3 years of experience preferably in the Southwest.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

About Terracon

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 4,000 employees in over 140 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Please apply online at

Requisition Number 12546BR

EEO Statement

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status. 


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