Topic ID #42528 - posted 7/23/2020 4:52 PM

Looking For Field Technician work. Willing to travel outside of my state.



Shane

Thomas Shane Biles

Chapin, South Carolina

(803) 391-2389 · tsbiles@gmail.com

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS


·         Versed in academic writing

·         Highly skilled in using computers and certain computer systems

·         Capable of observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources


 

EDUCATION

University of South Carolina| Columbia, SC                                                   December 2018

Bachelors of Art in Anthropology with distinctions

GPA 3.523

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Field Technician | Bear Creek Archeology –Cresco, IA                    March 2020- June 2020

·         Phase 1

o   Project: BCA2616

§  Dig shovel tests

§  Sift dirt

§  Record strata of test

§  Record and bag artifacts

·         Phase 3

o   Project: BCA2600

§  Follow PI’s instructions

§  Dig unit

·         Skim surface of unit with shovel

·         Piece plot artifacts found

·         Monitoring

o   Project: BCA2600

§  Monitor construction

 

Research Assistant | USC- Columbia, SC                                        February 2019 – March 2019 and  August 2019- January 2020

·         Render 3D models of bifaces

       

Field Technician | South Arc, Inc. -
Gainesville, FL                          March 2019- July 2019

·         Phase 1 Survey

o   Projects: 2691901, 5001901, 5041901, 4501906, 4501908, 4501906, 4501907, 3211903, 4501905

§  Dig shovel test

·         50 cm wide, 1 meter of depth

§  Sift dirt

§  Record Strata

§  Record Artifacts

§  Record surrounding Cultural Features

§  Record surrounding vegetation

 

Field Technician | New South Associates- Columbia, SC                                January 2019

·         Phase 1 Survey

o   Dig shovel tests

o   Record Strata

o   Record Artifacts

 

SCIAA Worker | SCIAA-Columbia, SC                                                                          June 2018

·         Clean and catalog artifact

 

Field Student (Independent Study)| Star Fort- Ninety Six, SC           May-June 2018         

·         Lay out and dig units

·         Bag artifacts 

·         Map strata of unit levels, and strata walls

·         Responsible for writing blog for the public

·         Operate Survey equipment

·         Scan and mark areas with metal detector

 

Volunteer Lab Worker | University of South Carolina –Columbia, SC         June-July 2017

·         Clean artifacts

 

Volunteer Field Worker| Dorn Site–Fairfield County, SC                                      May 2017

·         Follow supervisor’s instructions

·         Lay out and dig units

·         Bag and tag artifacts 

·         Map strata of unit levels, and strata walls

·         Sift loose strata

 

Field Student | Dorn Site-Fairfield County, SC                                       January- April 2017

·         Follow supervisor’s instructions

·         Lay out and dig units

·         Bag and tag artifacts 

·         Map strata of unit levels, and strata walls

·         Sift loose strata

CERTIFICATIONS

FEMA: National Incident Management system (NIMS)                                  March 14th 2018

FEMA: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)                            April 9th 2018

 

ACHIEVEMENTS AND ACTIVITIES

 

Recipient | USC Dean’s List                                                             Fall 2017 and Spring 2018

 

Recipient | USC President’s Honor List                                                                  Spring 2017

 

Recipient | DURT distinction                                                                     December 17, 2018

(Departmental Undergraduate Research Track)

 

Member    | ASA (Anthropology Student Association)                                         2016-2018   

 

References

Available on request






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