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AECOM Archaeology Technician I in Houston, Texas

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an Archaeology Technician to based in Texas for employment primarily in field work. Field projects are anticipated in TX, OK, NM, AR, and LA but could be located anywhere in the US, and travel will be required.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs archaeological fieldwork, laboratory analysis, and documentation and is well versed in standard archaeological techniques including the excavation of shovel test pits and test units for all phases of archaeological investigations.

  • Serves as a Crew Chief and has experience in directing field crews under the guidance of the Field Director and Principal Investigator including scheduling field tasks and instructing others in the use of equipment, technology, and field methods.

  • Performs manual labor including excavation with shovels and moving wheelbarrows filled with dirt.

  • Has ability to perform bending, kneeling, standing, and lifting and carrying objects weighing 50 lbs. and have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, including prolonged walking or standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions.

  • Assist in the research for archaeological projects including utilizing GIS, site records, and other data sources.

  • Keep records and maintain the relevant State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) documentation pertaining to cultural resources.

  • Collects information and makes judgments through observation, interviews, and the review of documents.

  • Assists with the writing of archaeological reports and/or prepare archaeological site forms.

  • Works with the technical field, lab and office staff, managers and administrative staff to ensure that projects meet AECOM quality standards.

About AECOM’s Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School graduate

  • Must be willing to travel out of state to different sites as needed.

  • Valid US driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of a university-based archaeological field school.

  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning System (GPS), Total Station, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, Statistical Analysis (ex., SAS or SPSS).

  • 1+ years of experience in related role (e.g., Senior Field Technician).

  • Demonstrated experience writing portions of technical reports.

  • Meets the Secretary of the Interior Professional Qualification Standards for Archeology.

  • MA or MS in Anthropology or related field.

  • Willingness/ability to travel to job sites as needed.

Additional Information:

  • No relocation and sponsorship assistance provided.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. 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. 274038BR

Additional Locations US - Austin, TX - 13640 Briarwick Drive, Suite 200, US - Baton Rouge , LA 70809 United Plaza Boulevard, US - Houston, TX - 5444 Westheimer Road, US - San Antonio, TX - 112 Pecan Street

Virtual: 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.