Topic ID #41927 - posted 12/28/2019 9:08 AM

Experienced Field Tech looking for southwest work (NM,AZ,CO,UT) or Midwest. willing to travel



Jonathan.yochum7

Contact: Jonathan.yochum7@gmail.com 

  
References available upon request 

9/2019- Present: Field Technician at Statistical Research Inc. (40 hours per week)

§  split time between two project areas (northwest quadrant: Navajo reservation. southeast quadrant: Carlsbad)

§  phase 1 pedestrian survey in Carlsbad New Mexico

§  Phase III data recover on the Navajo reservation for the Navajo-Gallup water line project.

§  Worked as a team with good communication to achieve daily goals

§  Worked outside in varying conditions and temperatures and in various terrain.

§  Filled out paperwork, utilized Trimble gps equipment

§  Conducted in field analysis of artifacts

§  Worked closely with tribal authorities

§  Walked at least 10 miles a day and recorded sites in a timely manner as they were discovered

7/2019-9/2019: Crew Chief at Statistical Research Inc. (40 hours per week)

§  Phase II testing on the Navajo Gallup water pipeline

§  Conducted phase II mechanical testing and monitoring along pipeline ROW

§  Surveyed over ROW using observation units and collection units

§  Assisted in management of small crew during fieldwork

§  Filled out excavation and sample collection paperwork

§  Observed and identified BM-PIV assemblages

6/2019-7/2019: Crew Chief at Statistical Research Inc. (40 hours per week)

§  Phase I traditional Survey: Azotoa Peak project area

§  Conducted pedestrian archaeology survey and recording of previously recorded sites

§  Discovered new archaeological sites in accordance with the BLM guidelines

§  Utilized Trimble Junos and Trimble 7x sub meter series to record geospatial archaeological data

§  filled out New Mexico Laboratory of Anthropology standardized site forms

§  filled out feature paperwork in compliance with BLM standards

§  assisted in management of small crew during fieldwork

 

4/2019-6/2019: Crew Chief at Statistical Research Inc. (40 hours per week)

§  Phase I traditional survey: Little Mckittrick Draw project area

§  Conducted pedestrian archaeology survey and recording of previously recorded sites

§  Discovered new archaeological sites in accordance with the BLM guidelines

§  Utilized Trimble Junos and Trimble 7x sub meter series to record geospatial archaeological data

§  filled out New Mexico Laboratory of Anthropology standardized site forms

§  filled out feature paperwork in compliance with BLM standards

§  assisted in management of small crew during fieldwork

4/2019-4/2019: Field Technician at Statistical Research Inc (40 hours per week)

§  Phase 1 Survey: Crownpoint Lateral Survey. Part of the Navajo-Gallup Water pipeline

§  Conducted phase 1 traditional survey along water pipeline corridor

§  Geospatially mapped and in field analysis of sites and artifacts along corridor

§  BM-PIV assemblages observed and analyzed.

3/2019-6/2019: Field Technician at Statistical Research Inc. (40 hours per week)

§  Phase I traditional survey: Little Mckittrick Draw project area

§  Conducted pedestrian archaeology survey and recording of previously recorded sites

§  Discovered new archaeological sites in accordance with the BLM guidelines

§  Utilized Trimble Junos and Trimble 7x sub meter series to record geospatial archaeological data

§  filled out New Mexico Laboratory of Anthropology standardized site forms

§  filled out feature paperwork in compliance with BLM standards

 

12/2018-3/2019: Field Technician at Statistical Research Inc. (40 hours per week)

§  Phase I TRU survey: Jurnigan Draw project area

§  Conducted archaeological survey and recording of previously recorded sites

§  Discovered new archaeological sites in accordance to the BLM guidelines 

§  Utilized Trimble Junos using the TRU app for the recording of archaeological assemblages

§  Hiked 8-10 miles per day

§  Proper identification of prehistoric and historic assemblages in the Southeast quad of New Mexico

11/2018-12/2018: Field Technician at Statistical Research Inc. (40 hours per week)

§  Phase 1 TRU survey: Castile project area

o   Conducted archaeological survey and rerecording of several sites

o   Utilized Trimble Junos using the TRU app for recording of archaeological assemblages

o   Proper identification of prehistoric and historic assemblages in the Southeast quad of New Mexico

 

08/2018-11/2018: Field Technician at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (50 hours per week)

§  Phase III data recovery: Kohler-Andrae state park

o   Conducted archeological excavations of a swathe of private land within the forest for cultural resource clearance

o   Site conditions highly undisturbed located in forested sand dunes. Both historic and pre-historic components present at site

§  Burials present

o   Standard block excavations – teams of generally 4 field technicians

o   Total station work

o   Mapping: profiles and plan views

o   Proper handling and field identification of a wide range of lithic, ceramic and historic artifacts

o   Washing, counting, and sorting artifacts in a field lab setting

o   Completion of paperwork uniform for full excavation

 

08/2017-09/2017: Field Technician at Cornerstone Environmental (40 hours per week)

o   Phase III data recovery: South Mountain Project

§  Subcontracted by WestLand Resources

§  Assisted in excavation of Hohokam pithouse site

·        Burials present

§  Completion of paperwork uniform for complete excavation

§  Pre and post excavation photography

§  Mapping: profile and plan views

§  Worked alongside heavy machinery stripping the surrounding area

§  Proper handing and identification of artifacts removed from features in coordination with tribal entities present

§  Worked in temperatures exceeding 110 degrees

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12/2016-08/2017: Internship At Lawhon & Associated Inc. (35-40 hours per week)

§  Duties include:

o   State Preservation Office Interaction

o   Completion of uniform state documents

o   Report writing for both State Preservation Office, and clients

o   Private sector project bidding process

o   Wide scope of fieldwork revolving around cultural resource clearance:

§  Department of Transportation scoping requests

§  Waste Areas

§  History of Architecture

§  NRHP recommendations and updates

§  Cell tower clearance

§  Updating previously recorded sites encountered

§  Phase I, II, III excavations

§  Monitoring

§  Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections sub contract clearance

o   Minor outlook at project budgeting/ marketing process

o   Equipment logistics

o    Section 106 clearance

o   Company vehicle driving (Ford F150 AWD)

o   Artifact Donation Process

o   Early 19th -1967 historic archaeology experience

o   Ohio Prehistoric artifact experience ranging from Paleo- late prehistoric periods

o   Mapping from Google Earth Pro

o   Historical research/ genealogy research

o   Artifact analysis and cleaning

o   Curation and photo documentation of artifacts

o   Assisted in research for Military Terrain analysis (KOCOA) for the Swift Creek Civil War battlefield (VA)

§  Assistance on Ecological Fieldwork (wetland delineation/ analysis, bat tree identification, some botanical species identification)

§  Supervisor: Justin Zink (Jzink@lawhon-assoc.com)

10/2016- 11/2016: Archaeology Field Technician at Cornerstone Environmental (40 hours per week)

§  Pedestrian Survey in Tonto National Forest

§  Duties include Walking up to 20 miles a day in rough terrain; recording newly discovered as well as previously discovered sites within the national forest prior to prescribed burning from the forest service.

§  Overnight camping  for weeks at a time

§  Updating and repainting site boundaries

§  Garmin GPS experience

§  Filling out various forms such as, site forms, lithic forms, ceramic forms, isolated occurrence forms, historic artifact forms

08/2016-10/2016: Archaeology Field Technician at Cornerstone Environmental (40 hours per week)

§  Pedestrian survey in Kiabab National Forest (Williams/Flagstaff AZ)

§  Duties include walking up to 20 miles a day in rough terrain, recording newly discovered as well as previously discovered sites within the national forest

§  Updating and re painting site boundaries

§  Garmin GPS experience

§  Filling out various forms such as, site forms, lithic forms, ceramic forms, isolated occurrence forms, historic artifact forms

§  Supervisor: Peter Bungart, pbungart@circaculture.com

05/2016-08/2016: Archaeology internship at Petrified Forest National Park (40 hours per week)

§  Internship included pedestrian survey, as well as intensive in field recording of southwest artifacts including a wide array of ceramics, lithics, and features; both pre-historic as historic

§  Learned Inter-team communication skills

§  presented a poster at Pecos Conference 2016

§  public outreach to park visitors about the archaeology at the Petrified Forest National Park

§  GIS experience with Trimble

§  Data entry and digitization of site recordings

§  Conducted site assessments on previously recorded sites

§  Supervisor: William Reitze, Park Archaeologist,  (William_reitze@nps.com)

05/2015-07/2015: Research Assistantship, Archeology Laboratory, Ohio University (30 hours per week)

§  Supervisor: Paul E. Patton, Assistant Professor of Anthropology  (PattonP@ohio.edu), 740-274-0240

§  Setting up and operating a floatation barrel

§  Assisted field technicians at the 2015 field school

§  Recording and inputting data pertaining to previously excavated sites

 

06/2015-07/2015: Field Technician, Applied Anthropology Laboratories, Ball State University (30 hours per week)

§  Supervisor: Kevin C Nolan, Senior Archaeologist, Ball State University

§  Phase II excavation in Delaware County Indiana

§  Set up and excavated 2x2 Meter units

§  Recovered mainly historical artifacts, and identified them in a laboratory setting

08/2015-08/2015: Field Technician, Phase II Project in Charleston, South Carolina, Terrecon (30-35 hours per week)

§  10 Day Phase II in Berkeley County, South Carolina

§  A mix of Phase I shovel test pits, and Phase II test units

§  Mixed Historic and Prehistoric assemblage

§  Field Supervisor: Doug Saine 

05/2014-06/2014: Field School at Ohio University (15 hours per week)

§  Supervisor: Paul E. Patton, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

§  Learning basic field techniques

§  Focused specifically on  information pertaining to Southeast Ohio archaeology

§  Learning and applying proper grid techniques

2014: Ohio Student Anthropology Society Officer

§  Founding member who helped facilitate and establish the group in the Ohio University community

§  Elected Public relations officer

§  Organized events that connected anthropology students and faculty/respected community members

2013: Study Abroad: Archaeology in Israel

§  Excavated iron- age layer at Tel Hazor, under the direction of Dr. Amnon, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

§  Learned pottery analysis and excavation methods

§  Gained cultural experiences






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