AECOM Archaeology Technician in San Diego, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146713BR

Position Title Archaeology Technician

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City San Diego

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Archaeology Technician for immediate employment for the San Diego, CA office. The Archaeological Technician is primarily a field position and is engaged in archaeological and cultural resource projects throughout San Diego County. This position is VARIABLE PART-TIME, primarily for field projects in San Diego County and work days and times will be determined on an as-needed basis.

The responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Conducts field work as assigned as part of a project

  • Conducts and compiles background research

  • Assists in the processing and analysis of historic and/or prehistoric artifacts

  • Assists in writing regarding findings

  • Assists in report preparation

  • Assists in developing presentations for clients

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma

  • Experience in archaeological monitoring

  • Must be willing to travel locally to conduct field work

  • Computer proficiency including familiarity with Microsoft Office

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Valid Driver's License is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Archaeology or related field

  • Minimum 1 year experience in San Diego County, California

  • 2+ years of archaeological field experience including reconnaissance, survey, testing and site mitigation in the western United States

  • Experience conducting artifact cataloging and analysis

  • Experience conducting records searches

  • Prior experience on utilities contract projects

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.

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