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Archaeology Field Technician

  • Job reference: NA-000697
  • Sector: Environment
  • Location: San Diego
Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.
Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.
Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our
San Diego, CA EcoSciences West Team as a Field Technician.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE
Participate in archaeological surveys, participate in excavations, and documentation of field findings.


JOB DUTIES
Generally applies standard archaeological excavation techniques in carrying out a sequence of specified technical tasks in cultural resources projects of minor to medium complexity.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or closely related field, Master's degree preferred. Minimum one year experience in specialty area required by position.

Archaeology Field School may be required, plus one year of CRM experience. Knowledge of FERC requirements, NEPA process, and applicable state and Federal requirements preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS
Familiarity with Section 106, NEPA, NHPA, FERC, Army Corps permitting, and relevant state regulations. Knowledge of archaeological survey, excavation and laboratory methods, and SCUBA diving techniques (nautical archeology
projects only), as required by project.

 

Ability to examine and evaluate the condition of artifacts, describe facts and events accurately.

 

Ability to prepare reports and communicate technical information effectively.

 

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.