Topic ID #42618 - posted 8/27/2020 10:37 AM

Cultural Resource (Archaeology) Program Coordinator Cultural Resources - Draper/Salt Lake City, Utah


Transcon Environmental

Cultural Resource (Archaeology) Program Coordinator – Supporting the Transcon Cultural Resources Programs throughout the Great Basin and Southwest Regions


Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the United States with our Corporate Office based in Mesa, AZ and offices in Berkeley, Ferndale, San Francisco, and Santa Rosa, California; Cedar City and Draper, Utah; Rawlins, Wyoming; and Roanoke, Virginia.


We are a steadily growing company with telecommuting opportunities employing over 200 employees throughout the United States, including over 45 archaeologists. Our highly successful team of environmental planners, biologists and archaeologists provides environmental planning, permitting, and compliance as well as infrastructure siting, Class I and Class III studies, Historic Property Treatment Plans, and environmental construction management and monitoring. We offer our employees development opportunities, competitive wages, and benefits.


We are seeking an on-call Cultural Resources Program Coordinator to be based out of our Draper, Utah office to support the Great Basin and Southwest Region’s cultural resources (archaeology) programs. In this role, the employee should be available for part-time administrative and logistical work in the Draper office in support of the overall cultural programs.


We anticipate employment to begin in early to mid-September 2020. 


Compensation and Benefits

This on-call position is a non-exempt (hourly) position and is not eligible for benefits. This position is projected to begin at 20-30 hours per week; hours will be flexible and are anticipated to slow down during the winter months.


Occasional travel and field assignments may be required for some projects. When working multi-day assignments, employees will be reimbursed for meals, lodging, and mileage, if applicable. 


Compensation is based on qualifications and relevant experience.



The position will be based out of our Draper, Utah office. This assignment may include half-remote work from home (telecommuting) and half work in Draper. Occasional travel and fieldwork may be performed throughout Utah in support of the cultural program projects; fieldwork mat require multi-day travel to areas outside the Great Basin.



  • Assist the cultural program with duties, as needed
  • Coordinate regional and project-specific permits and fieldwork authorizations
  • Pre-field project support (i.e. project set-up in internal management program/s, server folder organization, archaeological literature reviews/records searches, etc.)
  • Fieldwork planning and support (i.e. staff coordination, vehicle coordination, equipment organization, lodging and travel accommodations, safety planning and management, etc.)
  • Daily field data processing (i.e. downloading and organizing field data daily, coordinating with field staff the results of their fieldwork and ensuring no missing data, etc.)
  • Cultural report and site form preparation and organization
  • Facilitate and support agency communications (i.e. coordinating with local state, federal, and tribal agencies and State or Tribal Historic Preservation Offices)
  • General scheduling and administrative or logistical support
  • Cultural project proposal support and other marketing tasks
  • Support cultural field surveys, as needed
  • Other duties, as assigned



Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA) in archaeology, cultural resource management, or related field
  • Administrative and marketing experience
  • Experience or understanding of cultural resources management (prehistoric and historic archaeology) in Utah and/or the Great Basin
  • Proficiency in data management
  • Proficiency with standard office programs (Microsoft, Adobe, etc.)
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Located within daily commuting range of our Draper, Utah office
  • Ability to perform work duties independently and efficiently with short deadlines
  • Highly organized, motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable, and trustworthy
  • Ability to interact and coordinate with state, federal, and tribal agencies



Experience in the following is preferred:

  • Graduate degree (MA or Ph. D) in archaeology, cultural resource management, or related field
  • Experience conducting archaeological fieldwork/surveys in Utah or the Great Basin
  • Previous cultural resource management (CRM) or other environmental program (NEPA) experience
  • Proficiency in archaeology throughout the western United States
  • Familiarity with environmental consulting
  • Familiarity with typical utility operations and maintenance activities
  • Familiarity with archaeology technology (ESRI ArcGIS applications, Samsung/iPad tablets, etc.)
  • Excellent navigation skills and good driving record
  • Experience driving a four-wheel drive vehicle off road or in rough terrain
  • Experience working around heavy machinery and communicating with construction crews

***Applicants must have a clean driving record for at least 5 years prior to the start of work.

***Offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate passing a background check, drug (including marijuana/THC) and alcohol testing.



Please include the following attachments with your completed online application:

  • One-page cover letter (mention any administrative work experience, archaeological fieldwork, degrees, and/or permits you may hold)
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (three-page maximum)
  • Three references (include email and phone number of a supervisor and a co-worker)
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