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Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Archaeological Tech I - 40+ hours a week

  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Seasonal Worker
  • Job ID 22876BR
  • United States
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Job Description
General Responsibilities:
We are looking for Archaeological Technicians to join the Florida Group based in our Jacksonville, FL office to facilitate ongoing archaeological projects. This is an “as needed” position. Qualified candidates will help augment our teams in the southeast but may lead to additional work with Terracon Archaeology Groups across the country.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.
  • Excavation of standard shovel tests or test units.
  • Documentation of testing results, including ability to draw a site map.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of archaeological survey and excavation.
  • Perform quality control on field documents daily.

Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology or a related field.
  • Six months professional archaeological experience in the southeastern United States.
  • Phase I, II, and/or III level experience.
  • Experience working in CRM.

Required
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to recognize Pre-Contact and Historic artifacts and cultural features.
  • Familiarity or knowledge of handheld GPS systems.
  • Ability to adequately document field work on standard field forms.
  • Flexibility to work various schedules depending on client needs.
  • Ability to work and communicate with others in various environmental settings.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely using both written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task within flexible/fluid schedules and project needs.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks such as lifting and walking on uneven surfaces carrying at least 20 lbs. of equipment, and ability to work in extreme (hot/cold) weather conditions.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Ability to pass drug screening.
  • Possession of a U.S. driver’s license, with acceptable violation history.

About Terracon
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.
EEO Statement
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.
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