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Archaeology Field Technician

Stantec Inc.
Lenox Square Finance, Georgia
Closing date
Jul 1, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Organization Type
Archaeology Field Technician - ( 230004L5 )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Our team provides cultural resource services for solar fields, residential developments, wetland restorations, streetcar lines, major urban revitalization projects, pipelines, transmission lines, transportation projects and excavation and investigations of numerous cemeteries. We are seeking as-needed, project-to-project basis field archaeology technicians, based in the Atlanta metro area, to work on a mix of local and out of town field projects. We are open to considering experienced candidates who do not reside in the greater Atlanta area but are able to travel and/or provide support remotely.

We offer the opportunity to work and learn in a positive environment with an innovative and experienced team. Preferred candidates will have completed at least a BA in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field, be willing to travel for multi-week rotations in the field and have prior experience with Phase I and Phase II testing. Stantec has offices across the US and Canada; this position can lead to work with colleagues in other cities.

Your Key Responsibilities
  • Field duties are primarily Phase I and Phase II testing and Phase III data recovery, or data collection for historic architectural survey
  • Laboratory duties may include artifact processing, classification, and curation, artifact photography, database management, mapping, and report layout
  • Extensive travel may be required for this position with limited advance notice (travel, per diem, and single occupancy hotel provided)
  • Ability to travel to and from jobs and the Alpharetta, GA office location, when needed.


Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Ability to identify in the field precontact and historic artifacts from Southeastern U.S. region
  • Must be physically fit and able to navigate rugged conditions on foot, often in humid conditions, and complete physically demanding tasks
  • Ability to navigate (i.e. orienteering) in remote outdoor conditions with field maps
  • Ability to work on an iPad to collect data and keep track of artifacts and data on a daily basis
  • Valid driver's license

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's of Arts preferably in anthropology, archaeology, history or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in a field setting as an archaeologist, surveyor, environmental technician, or other professional role
  • Possess a technical specialty within archaeology/anthropology

  • Compensation is based on experience and final amounts are determined at the offer phase, however, the anticipated range for this position is $20.00-24.00 per hour

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Georgia-Atlanta

Other Locations : United States-Georgia-Alpharetta, United States-Georgia

Organization : BC-1726 EnvSvcs-US Gulf East

Employee Status : Contract

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 75 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 10, 2024, 8:49:53 AM

Req ID: 230004L5


Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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