SWCA Environmental Consultants Archaeological Field Technician in Pasadena, California

About the opportunity

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.

Our Northern California offices are seeking on-call Archaeological Field Technicians for work on a Federal project (Project) in the Sacramento, California area. The Project schedule will include 80 hours of pedestrian survey, followed by 6-8 weeks of monitoring (40hrs/week).Sacramento-area residents are preferred. 40-hr HAZWOPER certification is required for this particular Project.

Our Southern California offices are also seeking on-call Archaeological Field Technicians for a variety of Projects throughout California. Project specific schedules and activities will vary, but typically include performance of pedestrian survey, controlled excavation, and/or monitoring (ranging between 20-40hrs/week). 40-hr HAZWOPER certification is preferred for all projects.

Part-time on-call employment may be extended beyond these Projecs. When project travel is required, per diem, hotel room accommodations, and field vehicles are provided.

What you will accomplish

Conduct archaeological fieldwork including survey and monitoring. Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units. Working closely within a Team environment, including subcontractors.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field or six (6) months field experience with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring required

  • Participation in an accredited field school or equivalent experience

  • Six (6) months experience working as a field archaeologist in California or adjacent desert regions, including the Great Basin required

  • Experience with the application of standard archaeological field and laboratory techniques

  • Knowledge of ArcPad or TerraSync is a plus

  • 40-hr HAZWOPER certification

  • Ability to travel to a location, walk/hike 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

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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Office LocationUS-CA-Pasadena

Requisition Number2017-9946

of Openings6

ProgramCultural Resources/Archaeology

Hire TypeTemporary