Archaeological Field Technician

at  Rincon Consultants Inc

Riverside, California, USA - 92501

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Immediate05 Nov, 2020Not Specified06 Aug, 20201 year(s) or aboveGood communication skillsNoNo
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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Rincon Consultants is a leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as a Zweig Group nationally-ranked ‘Best Places to Work,’ we partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial and private development and government. Our 250+ associates in 12 offices located in northern, central, and southern CA are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.
Rincon is seeking qualified Archaeological Field Technicians for upcoming projects throughout Southern California. Candidates with professional archaeological field experience are preferred. Candidates should be familiar with the practical requirements of survey, evaluation, and monitoring projects for archaeology. Familiarity with the applications of CEQA and NEPA are preferred.

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Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for assisting Senior Archaeologists during survey, testing, field monitoring, and laboratory studies; preparing written information such as site forms and report sections; and working closely with other cultural resources staff, Rincon’s clients, and Native American representatives. Familiarity with California prehistoric and historical cultural resources and the culture history of California are preferred. Experience with GIS is preferred; the candidate should have experience with Trimble and/or Garmin GPS data collection. Candidates should have strong organizational skills.
Required Experience:
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, anthropology, or a closely related field plus at least one (1) year of professional experience identifying, documenting, and evaluating cultural resources for significance. A Master’s degree may be used in lieu of one year of field experience. Cross training in paleontological studies is preferred. Candidate must be able to work independently and make on-the-ground decisions during monitoring and other fieldwork. Field experience within California is preferred.
Candidates must be able to arrange for transportation as necessary to perform job duties. Candidates must also be able to hike 10-12 miles per day in often difficult terrain and harsh weather conditions while carrying up to 25 lbs. Availability to work extended field rotations (10-12 days at a time) and travel is required.


REQUIREMENT SUMMARY

Min:1.0Max:12.0 year(s)

Information Technology/IT

HR / Administration / IR

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Lieu of one year of field experience

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Riverside, CA, USA