Archeological Field Technician

Phoenix, Arizona
02 Sep 2016
20 Nov 2016
BI 0000SG
Contract Type
Full Time
The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Jacobs in Phoenix, AZ has an opportunity for a part-time hourly Archeological Field Technician.

Key Responsibilities:

Duties will include archaeological construction monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery, as well as other tasks as assigned. Position requires familiarity with artifact identification, identification of soil stratigraphy, and the identification of archaeological features; as well as the preparation of detailed field notes and archaeological site records. Candidates must be able and willing to work outdoors in remote locations and for extended periods under all weather conditions, often traversing rugged terrain. Must demonstrate awareness for workplace safety; and be willing to work independently when conditions are appropriate or with limited supervision.

Pay is commensurate with experience.
Required Qualifications:

• Knowledge of computers and GPS equipment

• Ability/willingness to travel

• At least two years experience working around construction crews and working safely in trenches and around heavy machinery

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Organizational and time management skills to effectively complete assigned workload within defined timelines and in accordance with established standards

• Demonstrated experience in the Southwest, especially Arizona

Desired Qualifications:

• B.A./B.S. Degree or higher in Anthropology with an emphasis in Archaeology

• OSHA excavation and trench safety training

• At least 2 years of field experience in archaeological survey and excavation.