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[ShovelBums.Org] Archaeological Field Technician, Southern CA, Begin 6/25/12


Archaeological Field Technician

Cardno, TEC

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Cardno TEC, Inc. is seeking Archaeological Field Technicians for work in southern California.  Work will commence on  Monday, June 25th and is expected to continue for about two months.


Pay rates vary depending on level of experience, but typically range from $16 to $18 an hour.  Experience in Southern CA and the desert SW will be strongly favored in hiring.


Housing and GSA-rate per diem ($46 per day) will be provided for all crew members on work days.


Essential duties will consist of but are not limited to:

·         Work in the field under the supervision of the Field Directors in the performance of archaeological fieldwork.

·         Conduct archaeological survey, and possibly testing.

·         Document field methods and results using field forms, digital photography, and sketches.

·         Contribute to team efforts during cultural resources field and lab work.

·         Take initiative, resolving problems, and creating improved procedures to assure tasks are completed in the most effective manner.

·         Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units (knowledge of TerraSync is a plus).


The minimum requirements for this position are:

-Excellent physical fitness, including the ability to walk up to 15 miles a day in rough and uneven terrain in high temperatures and transport up to 35 pounds of gear



-A Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related field and at least one archaeological field school experience




-At least 36 months of experience in fieldwork, in southern California or western Arizona, in the study of archaeological resources


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

·         The employee frequently is required to walk, sit, and talk or hear.

·         The employee is frequently required to stand; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

·         Specific vision abilities required by this job include, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

·         Some heavy lifting and considerable moving of equipment may be required; the employee may lift and/ or move up to 100 pounds.

·         Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.


For more information about Cardno TEC or to apply to this position, please visit

















Sara Piedmonte


Phone (+1) 434-295-4446   Fax (+1) 434-295-5535
2496 Old Ivy Road Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22903 USA
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