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Archaeological Technician

Employer
HNTB
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Closing date
Aug 20, 2021

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Position Type
Other
Discipline
Archaeology
Organization Type
Business
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What We're Looking For
HNTB is currently seeking a full-time Archaeological Technician/Crew Chief with a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology/Archaeology, or a closely related field. The Archaeologist will be part of a growing team of cultural resource professionals and will apply a sound knowledge of the principles and theories of archaeology. The Archaeological Technician will be responsible for conducting fieldwork, including survey, excavation, and monitoring, supervision of temporary field technicians, and office/laboratory work. This position is available in the Atlanta, Georgia office
Primary Focus Will Include:
- Performs fieldwork, and conducts artifact analysis on Phase I, II, and/or III projects
- Assists Project Archaeologist/Principal Investigator to prepare cultural resources reports for public and private clients
- Maintains quality control for data collected in the field
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
- Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a closely related field with completion of an accredited field school
- Candidates should have strong experience with identifying and recording prehistoric and/or historic resources
- Should have excellent analytical skills, strong work ethic, and attention to detail, and excellent communication (oral and written) skills.
- Experience with a range of Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment
- Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather and adverse field conditions
- Able to navigate using a compass and topographic maps or handheld GPS units
- Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
- Candidates based in Atlanta Metropolitan Area are preferred
- Technicians should have at least two years of field experience in the southern United States
- Candidates with specialty training and/or experience in GIS, GPS, Total Station mapping, geophysical studies, metal detection, geomorphology, and/or subsistence studies are encouraged to apply.
Essential Responsibilities:
- Under direction of more senior Scientist, follows clearly established data collection methods to assist in conducting research projects and surveys.
- Supports research efforts by gathering basic information from government agencies and clients, reviewing maps, assisting in field investigations among other supporting activities.
- Based on prescribed methodology, sets up test equipment at proposed construction site to obtain scientific data.
- Using established prescribed templates, prepares written reports, maps and statements of geologic, hydrologic, biologic and/or other scientific findings at project site as it relates to the design and construction of projects.
- Maintains administrative records, collections and files related to specific projects.
- Keeps current with trends, literature and new developments in ecology and environmental science.
- Assists team in the production of project deliverables.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Archaeology, Anthropology or related field
2 years related experience
What You'll Need
Essential Responsibilities:
- Prepares written reports, maps and statements of geologic, hydrologic, biologic and/or other scientific findings at project site as it relates to the planning, design and construction of projects.
- Collects project related data which may include research, interviews with government agencies and clients, map reviews, field investigations, land use, etc., prepare graphics and exhibits.
- Determines data collection methods to be used in research projects and surveys.
- Sets up test equipment at proposed project site to obtain scientific data.
- Maintains records, collections and files related to specific projects.
- Keeps current with trends, literature and new developments in ecology and environmental science.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Archeology, Anthropology or related field
- 2 years related experience
- No experience (with Master's degree in Natural Sciences)
Additional Information
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About Us
At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don't have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB's spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value.
When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.
HNTB is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer **.
HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.
Work Authorization
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).
Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.*
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