Salary Range: Salary Range: $23.99/hr to 33.61/hr depending on experience.
Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the United States. 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, testing and data recovery excavations, and environmental construction management and monitoring, among other activities. We offer our employees development opportunities, competitive wages, and benefits.
Transcon is seeking archaeological field technicians throughout the Great Basin Region. These positions are formally titled “Archaeologist / Cultural Specialist 2” and are considered part time (anticipated to work greater than 30 days per year). As a part time field technician, you will work on various projects throughout the region and are not assigned to a specific state/location (though we do a lot of work within the state of Utah). Travel costs to and from projects will be provided or reimbursed. Project opportunities generally range from single-day projects to multiple 5-, 7-, or 10-day field sessions, depending on the size and needs of the project. These opportunities are not guaranteed and will be subject to project availability and need.
Skills and Requirements:
- Ability to serve as a Crew Member, Crew Chief, or Field Director for the project.
- Ability to conduct Class III (intensive pedestrian) cultural resources inventory.
- Ability to document archaeological sites and IOs/IFs.
- Ability to conduct probing or shovel testing.
- Ability to use hand-held field technology (i.e., ArcGIS phone/tablet application paired with sub-meter GPS receivers).
- Ability to survey an average of 50 acres/8 miles per day.
- Ability to carry personal health and safety equipment (i.e., personal water, sunscreen, etc.).
- Ability to work in moderate weather conditions (fluctuating temperatures and inclement weather, including rain and snow).
- Ability to perform work duties independently and efficiently, while working in a team setting.
- Ability to follow instruction and to make adjustments when provided feedback.
- Has completed coursework leading to a degree in archaeology, anthropology, or related field:
o Crew Member – minimum 2 years of college-level coursework and completion of a field school.
o Crew Chief – bachelor’s degree, completion of a field school, and 1 year of professional experience.
o Field Director – bachelor’s degree, completion of a field school, 2 years of professional experience, and is permitted or qualified for agency permitting based on the SOI Professional Qualification Standards.
o Principal Investigator – graduate degree, completion of a field school, 2 years professional experience as a Field Director, and is permitted or qualified for agency permitting based on the SOI Professional Qualification Standards.
- Is proficient in prehistoric and/or historic archaeology in the Great Basin.
- Is proficient in documenting archaeological sites and IOs/IFs in the Great Basin.
- Is organized, motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable, and trustworthy.
- Has excellent navigational skills (GPS and compass).
- Ability to navigate and drive 4WD vehicles.
Experience in the following is preferred:
- Proficiency using tablets (Apple iPad or Samsung Galaxy) to document cultural resources.
- Proficiency with sub-meter GPS receiver.
- Proficiency with ArcGIS Field Maps and Survey123 applications (for phone or tablet).
- Permitted or permittable on BLM lands in the Great Basin (Field Director or Principal Investigator).
- Previous NHPA, NEPA, FERC, and/or other cultural or environmental trainings.
- Strong writing and editing skills.
- Ability to evaluate resources for NRHP-eligibility.
CLICK HERE TO APPLY: https://wsc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TEI/job/Salt-Lake-City-Utah/Archaeological-Field-Technician_JR111192
For any questions please contact email@example.com