Topic ID #42820 - posted 10/29/2020 2:44 PM

Archaeological Field Technician



Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.

SWCAs San Antonio, TX office offers a unique work environment and a diversified client-base, including generation, transportation, and water infrastructure.

Your role will be to assist the crew chiefs and field directors on a variety of projects throughout Central and South Texas.


  • Conduct archaeological fieldwork including monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery.
  • Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units.




  • A Bachelor's Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field
  • OR six (6) months archaeological field experience with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring.
  • An accredited Field School Certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, methodology and monitoring is preferred.
  • Survey 123 or Arc Collector software experience.

Additional Information:

  • Ablility to work 10 days on and 4 days off.
  • Current valid driver's license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads.
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes.
  • Ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms.

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EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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