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Field Archaeologist

Kleinfelder Inc
Lahaina, Hawaii
Closing date
Apr 27, 2024

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Kleinfelder is seeking Field Archaeologists to serve as archaeological monitors in support of cleanup work in Lahaina, Maui.

  • Bachelor's degree or greater in Anthropology/Archaeology.
  • Demonstrated archaeological field experience.
  • Hawaiʻi or other Pacific Island experience is strongly preferred.
  • Must have a satisfactory driving record and complete a background check.
  • Must complete a pre-employment physical to ensure fitness for duty.
  • Ability to work well with and as part of a team, especially during hot field conditions.

Responsibilities and Expectations

The responsibilities and expectations for this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Candidates must be able and willing to work outdoors for extended periods under all weather conditions (especially high heat and humidity), sometimes in rugged terrain and conditions.
  • Perform basic archaeological recording tasks (e.g., mapping and preparing thorough written documentation and measured stratigraphic profiles).
  • Competent writing skills and ability to contribute to research and archaeological report writing.
  • Ability to independently recognize archaeological resources in the field.
  • Communicate efficiently both verbally and in written form and have attention to detail.
  • Help maintain a safe work environment.
  • Familiarity with digital field technology (Trimble GPS) and GIS applications and software.
  • Field personnel on this project will be expected to complete 40-hour Hazwoper training course and comply with PPE requirements, to include a half-face respirator and Tyvek coveralls when working in contaminated zones.

Pay is commensurate with experience and ranges from $24 to $30 per hour.

Move Forward with Kleinfelder

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.

Progress with an Employer that Values You

Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:

Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.

Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)


Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.


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