Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI), a multidisciplinary cultural resources consulting firm, has several full-time, hourly positions immediately available for Crew Technicians for an upcoming survey project in Inyo County, California. SRI provides comprehensive CRM services to private and government clients at the federal, state, and local levels throughout the western United States from offices in Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Washington.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Qualified candidates should possess minimum 6 months field experience (i.e., survey, testing, and data recovery) and be physically fit and able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (i.e., extreme heat). Candidates should also have good organizational skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks.
Reporting to the Project Director and Crew Lead, Crew Technicians are responsible for conducting reconnaissance survey, the establishment of grids, artifact collection, test unit and feature excavation, and documentation. To this end, archaeological field technicians are required to perform the following tasks in the field:
Conduct archaeological survey, testing, and data recovery
Point-locate observation and surface collection units as well as surface artifacts using a Trimble global positioning system (GPS) receiver
Draw features in plan and profile that conform to SRI mapping conventions
Clean and straighten the walls of a test unit or trench
Complete field forms accurately and concisely
Properly label collection bags and samples
Must be able to lift-up to 40 lbs.
The hourly rate for this position is $21.00 – $23.00 per hour. Single-occupancy hotel accommodation will be provided. Daily food allowance will be issued at a rate of $59 per day (no receipts required).
Fieldwork began on September 5th, 2023, and is anticipated to last 1 month.
How to Apply
Candidates interested in applying should submit an e-mail to [email protected]. Please include your resume of relevant experience and references (with contact information, including email addresses and telephone numbers). Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Job Experience Length (in years)
minimum 6 months field experience (i.e., survey, testing, and data recovery)