GRAVitate LLC. is seeking on-call Archaeological Technicians to support upcoming and ongoing archaeological surveys and excavation projects throughout the United States. The positions are part-time on a temporary basis.
GRAVitate LLC. archaeological technicians have the opportunity to work throughout the Unites States. We can accommodate for time-off requests with acceptable notice.
Starting hourly wage ranges from $20-$24 per hour, commensurate with education and experience.
Travel time is paid, including mileage if applicable. Travel days are considered a workday. Lodging is always single room accommodations and GRAVitate LLC. pays per diem (no receipts needed) or can reimburse receipts for meals if preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a closely related field.
Completion of an accredited archaeological field school and/or six months of field experience.
Valid driver’s license, a good driving record, and access to reliable transportation.
Ability to obtain a government security clearance.
Ability to meet the physical demands of the position, including carrying up to 50 lbs. and walking up to 5.0 miles per day carrying gear over uneven terrain in inclement weather (excessive heat, cold temperature, wind/rain).
Conduct archaeological survey, monitoring, and excavation in support of fieldwork for Phase I, II, and III projects as well as Class II and III investigations.
Adhere to the project health and safety plan and participate in office and field training.
Use electronic and traditional navigational equipment (GPS, iPad/ArcCollector/, compass, and transit) to orient yourself and to perform fieldwork.
Photo-document artifacts, features, excavation units, land use, landscapes, unique environmental features, historic structures, archaeological sites, unique environmental features, and work in progress and record an accurate photo log.
Record accurate, organized, and clear field notes, maps, drawings, logs, forms, tables, databases, artifact bags, box labels, and other project documentation.
Collect artifacts, and samples in accordance with the research design and keep an accurate field specimen log.
Complete project tasks and errands as directed by the Archaeologist, Senior Archaeologist, and/or other project leadership.
Maintain and organize field equipment, supplies, vehicles, and work site.