As-Needed Archaeological Field Technician (seasonal)

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As-Needed Archaeological Field Technicians

California: San Francisco Bay Area and Central Coast


About the Job

We are seeking qualified, experienced Archaeological Field Technicians for various archaeological projects throughout California. Immediate needs in the greater San Francisco Bay area, Monterey Bay area, and central coast regions. However, we also have a number of additional opportunities throughout other areas of California that include Shasta County.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Archaeological survey, excavation, and monitoring


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology
  • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with a wide range of archaeological field methods including pedestrian survey, testing/evaluation, and monitoring
  • Ability to operate field equipment, including GPS equipment, cameras, and tablets
  • Physical ability to carry equipment and supplies (up to 40 lbs.) and walk or hike for long hours during fieldwork
  • Understanding and willingness to safely accommodate difficult weather and other environmental conditions and challenges
  • Willingness to travel to a project location for several consecutive days
  • Completed an accredited field school certification
  • Previous archaeological survey experience in California or adjacent areas, and experience recording a variety of site and isolate types in the region
  • Knowledge of and experience using ESRI Collector
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships 
  • Ability to provide and receive feedback
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships
  • Ability to resolve conflict through collaboration and communication


About Dudek

Dudek is a leading California-based environmental and engineering firm that helps public and private clients plan and implement reliable, effective, and compliant projects. Founded in 1980, Dudek is a stable company that has grown steadily to more than 600 professionals across the U.S., located primarily in offices in California, Hawai’i, and Oregon.

At Dudek, we need inclusivity to succeed and diversity to lead. We understand that the best problem solving happens when diverse viewpoints and experiences are applied. We recognize that different perspectives, inclusivity, and trust build a stronger culture and add value to our firm. We celebrate our differences and strive to make meaningful progress toward becoming a more diverse company.

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Dudek is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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