HDR, Inc. Archaeological Field Technician
Company: HDR, Inc.
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Salary Range: $15�⒠�17.00/hr.
Type (Regular or Temporary): Temporary
HDR, Inc. is in need of temporary archaeological field technician for a site recording project in Phoenix, Arizona. Tasks will include surface collections, site mapping, surveying, and feature excavation. The fieldwork will start on May 16 and is anticipated to take one week to complete (40�⒠�50 hours). This is a local project; per diem and lodging are not included. Attendance at a kick�⒠�off meeting on May 16 at 8:00 am is required.
Responsibilities: Archaeological Field Technicians are responsible for pedestrian survey, site documentation, which includes feature and artifact identification and analyses; site descriptions; feature excavation and recording; photographs; and mapping. Archaeological field technicians are required to perform the following tasks in the field:
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�� � Identify historic and prehistoric artifacts correctly
�� � Conduct archaeological survey and test excavations
�� � Complete sketch maps of sites and features
�� � Complete field forms accurately and concisely
�� � Use Garmin and Trimble GPS units
�� � Photograph resources
Qualifications: Qualified candidates should possess, at minimum, a bachelor's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field and have completed an accredited archaeological field school. Candidates must have experience identifying and recording prehistoric and historic resources in Arizona.
Candidates must also have a minimum of 1 year of field experience (e.g., survey, testing, and data recovery). Candidates must be able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (e.g., rugged terrain, steep mountainous slopes, hot and cold temperatures). Candidates should also have good organizational skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks.
Company Overview: HDR has partnered with clients to shape communities and push the boundaries of what's possible since 1917. We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. With nearly 10,000 employees in more than 225 locations around the world, we think global and act local. The HDR cultural resources group employs nearly 100 cultural resource professionals in 20 offices nationwide. Drawing on diverse experience and educational backgrounds, our staff includes dozens of professionals who meet or exceed the Secretary of the Interior�⒠�s standards pursuant to 36 CFR 61 for archaeology, architectural history, historic architecture, history, and ethnography.�
Mark Brodbeck, MA RPA
Senior Environmental Planner
Principal Investigator, CRM