•Job Title: Archaeological Field Technician
•Company Name: SWCA Environmental Consultants
•Location: Austin, Texas, United States, 78749
The successful archaeological field technician candidates would become part of a dynamic central Texas cultural and environmental resources planning team that enjoys excellent relationships with a wide range of local, regional, and state agencies, as well as private and nonprofit clients.
What you will accomplish:
Conduct archaeological fieldwork including Phase I cultural resource survey and potentially Phase II National Register evaluative testing, Phase III data recovery, and monitoring. Use of topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools to carry out required job functions. Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units.
Experience and qualifications for success:
A Bachelor's Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field is required
An accredited Field School Certification is required
Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, methodology and monitoring is preferred
Knowledge of ArcPad or TerraSync is a plus
Current valid driver's license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, back country roads required
Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required