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GEM Technologies Inc.
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Closing date
Jun 6, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Organization Type
GEM Technologies, Inc. (GEM) is seeking an Archaeologist to join our team. This position is full-time and will support the Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, NM . 

Clearance Level Required:
Uncleared - Must be able to obtain and maintain a Clearance

Per Diem / Travel Authorized:

  • Support the Laboratory's mission by ensuring compliance with federal and state cultural resources laws and regulations including Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
  • Work cooperatively with team members and to provide excellent customer service while helping projects avoid impacts to cultural resources.
  • Conduct archaeological surveys, site recording, and monitoring, as well as review projects to assess potential impacts to cultural resources.
  • Participate in writing reports and other documents as needed.

Clearance & Citizenship Requirement:
  • To be considered, you must be able to obtain and maintain a government issued clearance, if needed.
  • Due to the federal nature of the work, a U.S. Citizenship is required.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with cultural resources management work, laws, and regulations.
  • Experience and/or interest in database management and development.
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques, scientific methods, and/or data analysis.
  • Experience doing archaeological fieldwork, specifically within the Southwest Region.
  • Experience with GIS.
  • Knowledge or experience working with indigenous peoples, especially in relation to cultural resource management issues.
  • Graduate degree in archaeology, anthropology, or a related field.

About the Site:

The NNSA's Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), located in Los Alamos, New Mexico, is a design laboratory responsible for the safety and reliability of the nuclear explosives package in nuclear weapons. This lab possesses unique capabilities in neutron scattering, enhanced surveillance, radiography, and plutonium science and engineering ( ).

About GEM:

GEM Technologies, Inc. (GEM) is an award-winning federal contractor with more than 29 years of experience providing environmental, construction, facility management, and technical services to federal agencies, state and local governments, and commercial organizations. Founded in 1994 as a nuclear engineering firm to support federal operations in East Tennessee, GEM has since expanded into a nationwide, multi-disciplinary provider with over 270 employees and a diverse portfolio of contracts in the environmental, nuclear, and defense sectors.

At the core of our operations is our guiding philosophy: our partnership, your success. We believe in the power of collaboration and recognize that good partnerships are the building blocks to success. We partner with our clients to solve complex problems, exceed expectations, and advance critical missions. We partner with our communities to promote well-being by investing in local schools and non-profit organizations. We partner with our employees and remain committed to managing a cohesive workforce and cultivating a supportive workplace.

BENEFITS: To recruit and retain our exceptional staff, we offer the opportunity to elect benefit packages that best suit our employee's needs; this includes, but is not limited to, a highly competitive Salary, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (including HSA & PPO options), Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, and a matching 401(k) Retirement Plan.

COMPENSATION: GEM does not publish salary ranges on external job boards; all ranges listed are estimates made by vendors and not actual salary ranges. GEM's offered compensation is dependent on candidates' education, qualifications, and relevant years of experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in anthropology and 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience conducting archeological fieldwork such as survey, site recording, and excavation, and preparing cultural resources reports, historic preservation documentation, or other documents written for professional or public use.
  • Familiarity and experience with the archaeology of northern New Mexico.
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Advanced experience identifying archaeological materials such as ceramics, lithics, or faunal remains.

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