AECOM Field Archaeologist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Position Title Field Archaeologist

United States of America - Louisiana

Baton Rouge

Job Summary

AECOM Technical Services, Inc. (AECOM) has openings for archeological field technicians to work out of our Baton Rouge, Louisiana office for various local and non-local Phase I projects throughout the Southeastern United States. Project durations will last from approximately 1-2 months. We anticipate that all projects will be mobilized from the Baton Rouge office; however, travel to the office may not be required for non-local projects. Lodging and per diem reimbursements will be provided for non-local projects. These are Part-Time Variable positions, meaning work days and times will be determined on an as-needed basis.

The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in cultural resources management, specific to conducting field investigations and digital data collection. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. This position reports directly to a Crew Chief or Archaeological Supervisor when performing duties in the field and to a Laboratory Supervisor or Laboratory Manager when performing duties in the laboratory. The qualified applicant must also be able to work effectively in both the field and laboratory as part of a team.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct archaeological investigations/excavations and screen soil deposits

  • Take accurate field notes and draw accurate profiles and plan views

  • Record archaeological field data

  • Use digital cameras

  • Process artifacts (wash, mark and catalog) and perform basic analysis of artifacts

  • Works on complex and challenging projects with little senior assistance

  • Carries out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new and/or improved techniques and procedures

  • Consults with supervisor concerning unusual problems and developments

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Archeology or Anthropology

  • Completion of an accredited field school

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 161065BR