Pinyon Environmental, Inc. (Pinyon), eagerly invites motivated people to join our growing team. Pinyon prides itself on its culture—our team is dedicated to each other and the communities in which we live, work, and serve. We are actively hiring people who are excited about developing themselves and creating a long-lasting and fulfilling career. At Pinyon, successful team members are creative problem solvers and life-long learners. Pinyon eagerly tackles challenging problems for our clients (our motto is, “we run towards the problem”) and we strive to keep staff engaged by bringing in meaningful and interesting projects for our staff to work on for great clients.
You will work in a flexible work environment that is focused on providing you with opportunities to achieve your career and life objectives, while helping our clients design and build environmentally sustainable projects. Our firm is extremely proud of a culture founded in the principal values of character, efficiency, personal responsibility, quality, responsiveness, team, and timeliness. We have a passion for the environment and our communities, and we are proud to work on some of the most visible, unique, challenging, and rewarding projects in the Western United States and beyond. You will join a team of highly respected professionals and a highly regarded firm with an outstanding reputation. We continuously strive to create a fun and collaborative work environment that makes us all excited to come to work every day.
Pinyon was established in 1993 by president and CEO, Lauren Evans, PE, and over the past 29 years she has grown Pinyon from a one-woman outfit based out of her garage, to a thriving and growing environmental consulting firm. The firm now employs over 80 environmental professionals and support personnel and has expanded from headquarters in Lakewood, Colorado (near Denver) to include branch offices in Loveland and Colorado Springs, Colorado, as well as satellite offices in Phoenix, Arizona and Bozeman, Montana. Pinyon is a client-centric environmental consulting firm that works towards collaborative solutions to advance our clients’ needs while protecting environmental health and safety. Pinyon supports private and public sector projects for commercial and industrial, energy, public works, federal, and transportation clients. Our team is energized by working in a flexible, fast-paced, and collaborative environment – solving complex problems for our clients. Pinyon is committed to continue to expand our portfolio of projects both in our current geographies and elsewhere in the United States.
About this Position
Pinyon is seeking experienced Archaeological Field Technicians for a linear Class III Cultural Resources Inventory in Western Colorado/Eastern Utah. Temporary full-time work is scheduled to begin in mid-October extending through November. The fieldwork schedule will generally be 8 days on 6 days off (Wednesday to Wednesday). Per diem will be $55 per day and hotel rooms will be provided, if camping is required per diem will be adjusted. Please send resume to [email protected] for evaluation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a related field
Ability to conduct pedestrian inventory up to 8 miles per day carrying 40 pounds of gear
Be able to safely perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions
Knowledge/experience with anticipated/typical Colorado Plateau cultural resources
12 months of experience conducting Class III Cultural Resource Inventories
Knowledge of Section 106, Section 4(f) Compliance, ARPA, NAGPRA, Antiquities Act, and relevant state legislation
Knowledge of field data collection and site forms
Field crew supervisory or field director experience
Technical writing and document review
Ability to travel
Valid driver’s license and good driving record
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues
Strong problem-solving skills
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Completion of a field school preferred.
Applicant will be required to pass a background check prior to employment.
Summary of Benefits
As a seasonal employee benefit, we offer participation in our employer-matching 401k plan. For this position also, we will offer an hourly rate (up to 40) of $4.80 in lieu of benefits.
Pinyon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.