Status: Full-time position
Location: Albuquerque & Las Cruces, NM
Job Summary: Archaeological Field Technicians are responsible for conducting pedestrian survey and site documentation, which includes feature and artifact identification and analyses; performing shovel test probes (STPs); site descriptions; photographs; and mapping.
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. Candidates must also have a minimum of 6 months 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, remote locations, 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.
Duties: Archaeological field technicians are required to perform the following tasks in the field
Walk up to 6 miles a day
Identify historic and prehistoric artifacts correctly
Conduct archaeological survey and testing
Complete sketch maps of sites
Complete field forms accurately and concisely
Use Tremble GPS units
This position may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and drug and alcohol testing during the course of your employment based upon HDR's Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.
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