• Archaeological Field Technician

    Office Location US-PA-Bridgeville
    Requisition Number
    # of Openings
    Cultural Resources/Archaeology
    Hire Type
  • About the opportunity

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their cultural resource team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.  Our Pittsburgh office offers a unique work environment and specializes in complex cultural resource management projects. Phase I Survey


    What you will accomplish

    • Conduct archaeological fieldwork including monitoring, Phase I Survey, Phase II testing, and Phase II data recovery.
    • Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units. 

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • Due to the logistics of the project, preferred candidates will be within 10 miles of SWCA’s Pittsburgh Office.

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field or six (6) months field experience with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring required.
    • An accredited Field School Certification is preferred.
    • Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, methodology and monitoring required.
    • Prefferred candidates will have experince working in eastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, and southern New York. 
    • Knowledge of ArcPad or TerraSync is a plus.
    • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads required.
    • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required.
    • Have a valid drivers license and a clean driving record.

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.


    If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 


    EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.



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