Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. is currently seeking a part time Archaeological Technician in Las Vegas, NV.
Under the routine guidance of supervisory staff, the Archaeological Technician II performs archaeological fieldwork inclusive of survey, site recording, excavation, and/or monitoring. Effective communication, a good work ethic, and the ability to take instruction are preferred skills for this position.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs pedestrian survey for the identification of historic and prehistoric cultural resources
Performs in-field analysis and documentation of archaeological artifacts and features
Assists with resource photography and mapping in the field
Navigation and GPS data collection using Trimble units (knowledge of ArcPad is a plus)
Prepares Laboratory of Anthropology and Historic Cultural Properties Inventory forms
Conducts subsurface testing of archaeological resources
Conducts archaeological monitoring
Bachelor’s Degree in archaeology, anthropology or a related field
2 or more years of work related experience
Valid Driver’s license
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Effective oral and written communication skills
Analytical thinking and problem solving
Strong work ethic
40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
Some sedentary work is performed in an office setting. Outdoors. Rugged to extremely rugged terrain in extreme temperature ranges, often in uninhabited areas.
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 archaeological reconnaissance and surveys, such as climbing steep slopes, and physical labor such as stooping, bending, carrying loads in excess of 50 pounds associated with archaeological excavation work.