Archaeological Technician

Crew member must possess a minimum of an A.A or B.A., completion of certified field school, as well as a basic understanding of archaeological method and theory. Crew member must retain basic field and lab skills required for construction monitoring, survey, excavation, and laboratory work including: 

  • Experience with a compass, reading topographic, aerial, and project maps
  • Ability to draw site and feature maps (plan and profile views) and complete standard archaeological site records
  • Performs basic excavation skills including an ability to fill out record forms in an accurate and concise manner
  • Ability to conduct basic identification of cultural materials in the field and in the lab
  • Ability to carry gear and perform surveys for several days straight over rugged terrain
  • Carry out laboratory procedures such as washing and organizing materials in the field
  • Carry out additional laboratory procedures such as cleaning, sorting, cataloging, and accessions
  • Enter archaeological artifact and project data in appropriate forms and databases
  • Prepare artifacts for curation according to standard Albion guidelines
  • Communicate project needs efficiently and effectively while conducting construction monitoring
  • Performs all of the above under the direction of a supervisor

To apply for this position, please send a resume to: cspellman@albionenvironmental.com