AECOM Archaeological Technician in Burlington - NJ, New Jersey

United States of America - New Jersey, Burlington - NJ

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a number of creative, highly talented Archaeological Field Technicians. The roles will be based out of our Burlington, NJ office. These are on call positions, meaning work days and times will be determined on an as-needed basis, with an expectation of 40+ hours per week. Duration of the contracts are mid-January 2019 till December 15, 2019; overtime will be required at times.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Under the direction of experienced archaeologists, carry out Phase I-III field work

  • Perform strenuous archaeological fieldwork outside in all weather conditions

  • Identify artifacts and collect them in a controlled manner

  • Collaborate in a team environment

  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to communicate clearly

  • Must have knowledge of basic field excavation techniques

  • Ability to process (wash, catalog and mark) recovered archaeological artifacts, properly fill out field and laboratory forms, perform extensive manual labor including excavation with shovels and moving buckets and wheelbarrows filled with dirt

  • Must be able to extensively perform bending, kneeling standing and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Must have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, prolonged walking and standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions

  • Must have basic knowledge of GIS applications

  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record and the flexibility to travel overnight and out of state for up to 3+ months at a time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates or BA Degree in Anthropology, History, or related field or higher and attended an archaeological field school

  • Previous experience with conducting laboratory analysis of both prehistoric and historic material

  • Ability to utilize PC data base programs.

  • Familiarity with cultural resource management protocols

  • Participation in an archaeological field school

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199210BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.