Archaeological Field Technician

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Cultural Resources/Archaeology
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About the opportunity

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 Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.


Our Arlington office offers a unique work environment and specializes in Cultural Resources and Environmental Permitting. We are anticipating a project start in August 2020. 


Your role will be to assist with cultural resources field work for various oil and gas, transportation, renewable, and land development projects.

What you will accomplish

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

Experience and qualifications for success

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology or archaeology
  • Field experience with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring



  • An accredited Field School Certification
  • Knowledge of ArcCollector 
  • Prior experience as a field team lead

Additional Information: 

  • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, back-country roads
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours on rugged terrain
  • Ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to work in inclement weather, including extreme heat and humidity 
  • Ability to travel 100% of the time
  • Willing and able to start in August 2020. 

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 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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