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Requisition/Vacancy No. 154106BR
Position Title Archaeological Field Technician
Job Category Sciences
Business Line Environment
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - North Dakota
City Bismarck
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and
technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate
infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector
clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers,
designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services
professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world,
AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in
*Engineering News-Record* magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been
recognized by
*Fortune* magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader
in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation,
facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings
and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge,
innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative
solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A
*Fortune 500* firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt
Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More
information on AECOM and its services can be found at
About the Business Line *Environment*

Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air
quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety
management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and
construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste
services and water and natural resources.
Job Summary The Central Midwest Area Cultural Resource Division of AECOM is
actively seeking a creative, highly talented Archaeological Technician for
temporary employment with the Bismarck, North office. However, the
candidate could be working on various projects in the Upper Mid-West. This
is a part-time variable position, meaning work days and times will be
determined on an as-needed basis.

The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an
established career in cultural resources management, specific to conducting
field investigations and digital data collection. AECOM is proud to provide
our employees with exciting, challenging projects. This position reports
directly to a Crew Chief or Archaeological Supervisor when performing
duties in the field and to a Laboratory Supervisor or Laboratory Manager
when performing duties in the laboratory. Must be able to work effectively
in both the field and laboratory as part of a team.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

- Conduct archaeological investigations/excavations; screen soil deposits
- Take accurate field notes; draw accurate profiles and plan views
- Record archaeological field data; use digital camera
- Process artifacts (wash, mark and catalog) and perform basic analysis
of artifacts
- Works on complex and challenging projects with little senior assistance
- Carries out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of
new and/or improved techniques and procedures
- Consults with supervisor concerning unusual problems and developments

Minimum Requirements

- High School Diploma
- Knowledge of basic field excavation techniques, ability to process
(wash, catalog and mark) recovered archaeological artifacts, properly fill
out field and laboratory forms, perform extensive manual labor including
excavation with shovels and moving buckets and wheelbarrows filled with dirt
- Basic knowledge of GIS applications
- Flexibility to travel overnight and out of state for up to 3+ months
at a time

- Excellent work ethic and team-player attitude
- Strong attention to detail, with proven ability to follow specific
- Ability to effectively express his or herself orally and in writing to
other project staff
- Basic computer skills; Microsoft Office applications
- Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to extensively
perform bending, kneeling, standing, lifting and carrying objects weighing
up to 50 lbs.
- Must have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, prolonged
walking and standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather
- Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required
- Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

- Bachelor's Degree or higher in Anthropology, History, Museum Studies,
or related field and attended an archaeological field school
- Familiarity with cultural resource management protocols
- Some experience with conducting laboratory analysis of both
prehistoric and historic material
- Proficiency in MS Project, MS Access, and/or ArcGIS software suites is
a plus, but not required
- CPR/First Aid is preferred, but not required

What We Offer AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking
and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly
intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your
skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful
projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of
practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans,
and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information,
click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

*NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept
unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence
of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to
payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a
recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously
signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire
those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or
agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring
managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.*
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