Archaeologist I
Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. - Albuquerque, NM

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Job Summary

Perform fieldwork to assist in Cultural Resources Management and assist in report writing and lab work for such endeavors. Non-Supervisory.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in writing reports that record site history, methodology, and artifact analysis results, along with recommendations for conserving and interpreting findings.

Study objects and structures recovered by excavation to identify, date, and authenticate them and to interpret their significance.

Consult site reports, existing artifacts, and topographic maps to identify archeological sites.

Ability to learn to record the exact locations and conditions of artifacts uncovered in diggings or surveys, using drawings and photographs as necessary.

Describe artifacts' physical properties or attributes, such as the materials from which artifacts are made and their size, shape, function, and decoration.

Working in the field under the supervision of Field Supervisors in the performance of archaeological fieldwork;

Conducting archaeological monitoring, survey, testing and data recovery;

Contribution to team efforts during cultural resources field and lab work;

Taking initiative, resolving problems, and creating improved procedures to assure tasks are completed in the most effective manner;

Assisting with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units (knowledge of ArcPad is a plus).

Job Requirements :
Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology (or related field) and/or experience in field archaeology.

At least one year experience in archaeology survey.

Knowledge of ArcPad and u se of Tremble GPS units.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance for access to the base.

Secretary of Interior Standards

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:
Must be able to walk 8-10 miles a day with field pack and ample water, over rough terrain in variable weather conditions which likely will include high temperatures in summer months.

A portion of the duties require working outdoors under extreme temperature, strenuous physical effort associated with hiking during archeological reconnaissance and surveys, such as climbing steep slopes, and physical labor such as stooping, bending, carrying loads in excess of 50 pounds associated with archeological excavation work.

Some sedentary work is performed in an office setting. Outdoors. Rugged to extremely rugged terrain in extreme temperature ranges, often in uninhabited areas.

Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, M/F/D/V.

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