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Focusing on legacy, culture and location

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Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

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Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

Managing Director, Transportation

Connected and Automated Vehicles

Expanding mobility options

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Veronica Siranosian

Director, AECOM Ventures

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Job Information

AECOM Archaeologist Technician III in Oakland, California

United States of America - California, Oakland

Job Summary

The AECOM Oakland office is seeking an Archaeologist Technician for work on a project-specific basis. The candidate should be organized and have good communication skills, in order to work independently during construction monitoring projects, coordinating directly with construction crews and client representatives. Must be able to recognize and identify both prehistoric and historic-era archaeological resources, and be able to describe and record such resources accurately. Familiarity with GPS units, DPR 523 forms, and digital data collection are a plus

Under the supervision of the Field Director or Project Director, will conduct archaeological survey and site delineation. Excavate and document test pits and/or units within survey areas and archaeological sites of the project as directed by the Field/Lab Director and Principal Investigators.Keep legible and understandable field notes. Provide acceptable field and lab-documentation. Wash or otherwise clean, sort, catalog, analyze, and prepare for permanent curation all recovered artifacts as directed by the Field/Lab Director and Principal Investigators. Prepare selected samples for specialized studies as directed by the Field/Lab Director and Principal Investigators. Create electronic spreadsheets, inventories, and provide data entry. Travel required. However, majority of work expected in the San Francisco Bay Area, with no travel stipend or per diem. The ability and desire to perform extensive fieldwork on potentially difficult terrain and during adverse weather conditions on field assignments ranging from several days, weeks, or months at a time will be essential. Ability to hike up to 8 - 10 miles per day on a repeated basis necessary for this position. Good interpersonal skills, writing skills, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team are fundamental. Attitude and demeanor compatible with collaborative team efforts, ability to professionally interact with clients clearly understanding project approach, and ability to understand expectations of assigned tasks are desired.

Duties and responsibilities may include but aren't limited to:

  • Performs standardized or prescribed assignments involving a sequence of related operations.

  • Conducts a variety of standardized tests and may prepare specimens; Sets up and operates standard laboratory testing equipment of moderate complexity.

  • Records test data and provides observation and interpretations of it.

  • Performs fieldwork, including but not limited to environmental sampling, operations and maintenance and inspections at client sites.

  • Other activities may include assisting with calculations, setting up and operating equipment, inspecting equipment and installations for compliance with specifications and maintaining proper project documentation.

  • Performs standardized or prescribed assignments involving a sequence of related operations.

  • Conducts a variety of standardized tests and may prepare specimens; Sets up and operates standard laboratory testing equipment of moderate complexity.

  • Records test data and provides observation and interpretations of it.

  • Performs fieldwork, including but not limited to environmental sampling, operations and maintenance and inspections at client sites.

  • Other activities may include assisting with calculations, setting up and operating equipment, inspecting equipment and installations for compliance with specifications and maintaining proper project documentation

About AECOM

At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

DCSA—Environment

With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma + 2 years' archaeological field experience including reconnaissance, survey, testing and site mitigation in the western United States as well as archaeological monitoring or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Must be willing to travel locally to conduct field work

Preferred Qualifications

  • Computer proficiency including familiarity with Microsoft Office

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Archaeology or related field

  • 1+ year experience in San Francisco Bay Area

  • Experience conducting cultural resource monitoring for both pre-historic and historic resources

  • Experience conducting records searches

  • Prior experience on urban development projects

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. 246532BR

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.

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