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Assistant Scientist (Archeology)

Cushing, Utah
Closing date
Jun 27, 2023

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Organization Type
Are you looking to join a mature environmental planning practice with the opportunity to assist in building our cultural resources team? We are looking for a Staff Archaeologist to work in our Salt Lake City, Utah office as part of our growing cultural resources practice in the Intermountain West. As part of our team, you will collaborate with our established PIs and network of archaeologists across the U.S. This is a full-time position with benefits.

Duties include but may not be limited to hiking, climbing, standing, bending, stooping, carrying loads up to 30 pounds, completing paperwork, filling electronic forms, mapping, orienteering, and photography. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Experience with Trimble data collection a plus, but not required.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Perform archaeological monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery fieldwork, including mapping and GPS data collection
  • Assist in artifact processing and data analysis
  • Travel as needed to support projects and company-related tasks

  • Bachelor's degree in Anthropology. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 4 years' related experience.
  • Completed an Archaeological Field School
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history.

Preferred Certification:
  • Certification in field of expertise.

About Terracon

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon's vision of "Together, we are best at people" is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.

EEO Statement

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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