Archaeologist Intern

Employer
AECOM
Location
Portland, Oregon
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Closes
Jun 14, 2021
Ref
2175990062
Position Type
Other
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Business
AECOM is actively seeking an Archaeologist Intern for employment in the Portland, OR office. The successful candidate will join the Cultural Resources team in Portland as an intern to assist with archaeological projects and tasks.

This position is expected to begin in May 2021.

About AECOM

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it's improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what's possible - the world's longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year
  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record 's 2020 "Top 200 Environmental Firms"
  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record 's 2020 "Top 500 Design Firms"
  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About DCS-Environment

AECOM is the leading, worldwide environmental services provider to industry and government - delivering sustainable energy and environmental solutions to meet compliance, business and operational needs. Our advisory and technical staff deliver specialized solutions to unusual and complex problems facing client projects across the full business life cycle - from asset planning, development and operations, to product integration and facility compliance, to site remediation, restoration, sustainability and reuse, and holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. Our solutions balance complex technical, regulatory, business and stakeholder issues to produce measurable value and cost-saving approaches for our clients.

Our services are delivered by 7,400 responsive environmental professionals around the world. Our global staff has in-depth knowledge of local and regional requirements and broad technical expertise in 60 disciplines. We work together across our global network to bring the best resources, skills and efficiencies to our projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Performs routine fieldwork as a trainee (such as excavation of shovel probes, test units, and features, as well as mapping, site documentation, survey, and monitoring), working under close supervision.
  • Performs routine tasks in support of project staff and handles less complex duties. May assist with archival research, preparation of site forms and/or technical reports, and artifact analysis.
  • Entry-level position; may not require previous experience.

Minimum Requirements
  • Must be currently in pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or related field.
  • Current valid driver's license and U.S. government issued identification required.
  • Field projects may be located anywhere in the Pacific Northwest, and travel will be required.
  • The candidate must be prepared for field, lab, and office tasks, including basic data analysis and documentation.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Must have completed an accredited archaeological field school.
  • Relevant field experience, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring, in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Global Positioning System (GPS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

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