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Field Archaeologist (Entry Level)

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Warrenville, Illinois
Closing date
Jul 19, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Environmental Anthropology
Organization Type
As a Field Archaeologist for Civil & Environmental Consultants, you will work on a variety of projects, including Phase I archaeological surveys, Phase II evaluations, and Phase III mitigation projects. You will have the opportunity to travel to several US regions. You will be a part of a team that navigates today's complex environmental regulatory landscape, helping our commercial, institutional, and energy clients with Cultural Resource compliance under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

The duration of the field work for a typical project varies from 1-7 days while some larger projects will last from 20-30 days. If you enjoy the outdoors, have an inquisitive mind, and are not afraid to get dirty, then this is the opportunity for you.

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a closely related field;
  • Ability to speak and write professionally;
  • Previous archaeology experience, including internship or field school is preferred but not required; and
  • Familiarity with archaeological field methods, GPS devices, data collector/total station, and GIS preferred.

We have experts! CEC is consistently ranked as a Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm by Engineering News-Record. We are looking for people who enjoy using their education and experience to solve difficult technical problems and work on interesting projects. You can accomplish this while working with a team of professionals who are equally motivated to provide high levels of service to our clients and to teach you along the way.

We have support! We have a variety of Employee Resource Groups, including CEC Community - focused on giving back to the communities in which we work; CEC Ignite - focused on helping professionals early in their careers to develop their pathway; CEC iDEA - focused on inclusion, diversity, equality, and acceptance; and CEC Women - focused on creating internal and external opportunities for women to network and leverage professional experience!

We care about our people! People and Culture are two of the five elements of our strategic plan. When you care about your people, they will want to grow a career with you - that is our goal. CEC offers you a small-firm work environment with large-firm opportunities. Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide an opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in its success.

CEC offers a matching 401(k); profit sharing; a performance bonus; company stock; medical dental, and vision insurance; short and long-term disability; tuition assistance; professional development; and work-life balance.

CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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