AECOM Archaeology Field Technician in Cincinnati, Ohio
United States of America - Ohio, Cincinnati
AECOM Cincinnati, OH office is looking for an Archaeological Field Technician for the upcoming season involving Phase I, Phase II or Phase III archaeological field work in the Mid and Eastern United States. Technicians will work under the guidance of a Senior Archaeologist and/or Anthropologist. Lodging (single occupancy) and per diem is provided. This is a Part-Time Variable position, meaning work days and times will be determined on an as-needed basis.
Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
Conducts archaeological investigations/excavations
Performs basic analysis of artifacts
Performs various reporting functions
Will 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
High school diploma or equivalent
Knowledge and understanding of equipment and technology used to perform recording of artifacts and archaeological surveys
Knowledge of basic field excavation techniques, ability to process (wash, catalog and mark) recovered archaeological artifacts, and properly fill out field and laboratory forms, perform extensive manual labor including excavation with shovels and moving buckets and wheelbarrows filled with dirt.
Position requires flexibility to travel overnight and out of state for up to 3+ months at a time.
Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record.
Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive.
Must pass pre-employment drug screen.
U.S. Citizenship required
Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moisture, and dryness; position requires frequent repetitive bending & stooping, standing/walking, operation of vehicles, and lifting of less than 25 pounds; occasionally working with arms above shoulder level, power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), working at heights, and performing repetitive or fine hand movements; rarely climbing stairs, working in an environment of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment, performing work in confined spaces, performing keyboard/mouse operations, working alone in isolated/remote areas, and lifting 25 - 75 pounds. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including safety glasses/goggles, gloves, safety shoes/boots, hard hat, long-sleeve shirts, and tick guards.
- Two years of academic study in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field and Archaeological field school with experience with three Archaeological field projects OR Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field and Archaeological field school with one Archaeological field project
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Job Category Sciences
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Part-time Variable
Requisition/Vacancy No. 197196BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.