Staff Archeologist
Tetra Tech - Fort Hunter Liggett, CA

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Job Description:
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting,
engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a
diverse company, including individuals with expertise in
science, research, engineering, construction, and
information technology. Our strength is in collectively
providing integrated services—delivering the best
solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than
14,000 employees, 350 offices worldwide and 2.75 billion
revenue in FY 2012, we provide services to protect and
improve the quality of life through responsible resource
management, sound infrastructure, and rapid
communications ability. As part of the Tetra Tech family
of companies, we are home to some of the best minds in
the country, including nationally renowned subject
matter experts. Whether we are contemplating the
restoration of our environment or helping to revitalize
our urban canters, we are thinking of clear sustainable
solutions to resource management and infrastructure
challenges. In fact, it’s much more than what can be
done today; it’s what we’ll be able to do tomorrow. We
offer competitive compensation and benefits and are
searching for innovative people to join our teams. We
are an equal opportunity employer.
Tetra Tech Inc., a subsidiary of Tetra Tech, is
currently seeking a full-time, temporary Staff
Archeologist to work at a client site in Fort Hunter
Liggett, California.
The selected candidate will conduct cultural resources
surveys, monitoring, protection, and documentation in
support of Integrated Cultural Resource Management Plan
implementation. The type of work will include conducting
surveys, construction monitoring, site monitoring, test
excavations, and site protection implementation for
cultural resources; reviewing proposed projects for
conflicts with cultural resources conservation;
identifying survey and documentation requirements;
preparing survey and consultation reports; annual
survey/monitoring and associated reports; Geographic
Information System (GIS), literature and field review of
proposed projects and potential impacts to cultural
resources; documentation and reporting suitable for
submission to State Historic Preservation Office and the
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

Job Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of
professional experience or equivalent specialized
training in archaeological research or cultural
resources management, be able to show a minimum of three
years of Archeological field survey experience,
demonstrated experience working at Department of Defense
installations and possess a working knowledge of the
cultural/historic resource aspects if Federal land use
planning, NHPA, NEPA, and other environmental laws, and
demonstrated field and analytic experience within
northern and central California.
This position requires demonstration of technical
writing/editing ability, professional and team-oriented
work environment, good interpersonal communication and
oral presentation skills, and exceptional attention to
details, planning and organizing, and quality required.
Must be computer literate and have a strong working
knowledge of MS Office programs. Must have the ability
to read and interpret documents such as government
regulations, safety plans, and procedure manuals;
ability to write routine reports and correspondence;
ability to speak effectively before groups of customers
or employees of organization; ability to calculate
figures and amounts such as discounts, interest,
commissions, proportions, percentages, area,
circumference, and volume; ability to apply common sense
understanding to carry out instructions furnished in
written, oral, or diagram form; ability to deal with
problems involving several concrete variables in
standardized situations.
Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Archeology,
Anthropology, or closely-related field from a four year
accredited university.
The physical demands require the employee be capable of
conducting necessary fieldwork in a variety of
environments and topography. The employee must regularly
lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or
move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move
up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, distance vision, color
vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability
to adjust focus.
Fieldwork requires regular and recurring work in
variable outdoor environments, packing heavy equipment,
and excavations using hand tools. A physical capacity
for working outdoors, often in isolated areas, is
required. Work is performed where terrain may be steep,
uneven, rocky, and covered with vegetation. Climate
ranges from extremely dry to extremely wet and from hot
to cold. Rain, snow, wind, or dust may be encountered.
The work requires the use of protective clothing.
The work environment will require the individual to work
within the Client’s office. Office space will be
provided by the Client in the Client’s offices. The
candidate must be able to conduct themselves in a
professional manner, with exceptional client
relationship skills, and be able to work independently
with initiative.
While performing the field duties of this job, the
employee is occasionally exposed to extreme conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually
moderate or low, but occasionally can occur on noisy
construction sites and urban environments.
Reasonable travel requirements.
To apply, please submit your resume & cover letter
online at and search for Job ID
# EMI-SA-44.
Tetra Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value
workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all
interested parties including women, minorities, veterans
and persons with disabilities.
EOE/M/F/D/V • No calls or agencies
Division/Department : EMI
Req. Code : EMI-SA-44-SKS

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