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Archaeological Field Technician, Part-Time On-Call, Midland TX, RP at Tetra Tech, Inc.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Midland, Texas

Job Description:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

JOB SUMMARY:  One of the nation's most respected, high-end environmental consulting firms
is actively seeking an ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD TECHNICIANS for work based out of
its Midland, TX office location. 
In an effort to
develop a pool of available on call archaeological field personnel for
fieldwork in the eastern United States, we are accepting resumes for Archaeological Field Technicians


The position of Archaeological Field Technician requires performing common tasks associated
with archaeological investigations.  These tasks include controlled excavation, data recordation, and plan
view and profile drawing.  The candidate
will work closely with the Field Director to complete all field tasks as
required by the specific contract.  The
candidate should posses some knowledge of material culture and subsistence
strategies of prehistoric peoples in the southwest and southern plains United


duties include the following:


  • Controlled
    shovel test pit and block excavation

  • Feature

  • Pedestrian

  • Accurate
    note taking

  • Artifact

  • Plan
    view and profile drawings

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: The minimum requirements for the position of Archaeological Field Technician are a
B.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology or closely related field.  Candidates who have completed a field school
are preferred.  Non-degreed candidates
will be considered if they can demonstrate 3 + years of experience as an
Archaeological Field Technician.  Non-degreed
candidates with limited archaeological field experience may be considered at a
junior/entry level position.


of IBM-compatible computers and Microsoft Windows/Office software applications
required.  Individual must have ample
organizational skills, ability to manage time-critical situations in order to
fulfill deadline requirements, and strong ability to work in team
situations.  Ability to search for
pertinent facts and data, analyze and evaluate information, and form accurate
conclusions.   Have the ability to work
on and prioritize a variety of technical assignments and complete work
satisfactorily and on schedule.  Ability
and willingness to travel on out-of-town assignments.  

For more information on our company, please visit our website at To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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