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Archaeologist Technician - Salt Lake City, UT

Tetra Tech, Inc.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Closing date
Jul 22, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Organization Type
Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

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Tetra Tech's Salt Lake City, UT office is seeking seasonal Archaeological Technicians to join our high-performing team to assist in our continued provision of top-of-the-line client services. Tetra Tech provides diverse opportunities for training and advancement while working on interesting projects in multiple market segments across the Intermountain West. We are currently evaluating all applications and encourage candidates to apply regardless of how many qualifications are met as we are willing to train the right candidate.

The position will require working in with field survey leads on teams of varying size depending on the project. The position requires frequent project travel that will range in duration from eight-days on/six-days off sessions to shorter time periods and day trips depending on project location and scale. For overnight travel, crew members will receive per diem based on current GSA rates for the area and paid single occupancy hotel. Potential projects include, but is not limited to field inventory, monitoring, evaluative testing, visual resource assessment, and site mitigation for the prehistoric and historic cultural resources common in the Intermountain West region.

Your Role:

Responsibilities will include a wide range of activities including, but not limited to,
  • Project health and safety compliance during field work.
  • Work with crew lead to do field work including conducting pedestrian inventory and construction monitoring.
  • Pedestrian survey during varying weather conditions for 10-hour days.
  • Assist in documentation of cultural resources, evaluative testing, and NRHP evaluations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in Archeology and/or Anthropology is required.
  • Candidate must have attended an archaeological field school with a focus on North American archaeology being a plus.
  • Previous experience a plus.
  • Ability to travel and perform field work (approx. 75%-100% of travel required).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 lbs.
  • Ability to walk over open / rugged terrain outdoors regardless of weather conditions.
  • Familiarity with Trimble and/or related GPS systems.
  • A Pre-employment drug screen in compliance with state regulations is required.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record without restrictions.

About Tetra Tech:

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech's employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.

Tetra Tech offers the following optional benefits: Medical. Financial Benefits: 401K

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-28,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor, and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

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