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On-Call Archaeological Field Technician - Seattle

Company: Dudek
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Who We AreDudek is a leading environmental, planning, and engineering firm that helps public and private clients achieve compliance, practicality, and innovation through our project work. Founded in 1980, Dudek has grown steadily to more than 800 professionals across the U.S. and received the Top Workplace Award for 2021. As a 100% employee-owned company, Dudek's culture rewards smart, productive team members with ownership, professional development, and financial benefits. Our work communities are designed to encourage collaboration, sustainability, and connectivity with the surrounding communities.We invest in our Employees and communities through various initiatives that make Dudek a great place to work! Dudek makes it a priority to DuGood by giving back to the communities in which we live and work, and offer Dudekians the opportunity to take a paid volunteer day each year. Our experts are encouraged to eDUcate school groups about planning, engineering, and preserving the natural and built environments. We promote environmental sustainability through our DuGreen initiative by working to improve our environmental footprint. We also DuWell to educate our associates on their health and wellness. And our Du Something Fun team brings everyone at Dudek together to balance our hard work with exciting activities.At Dudek, we understand the best problem solving happens when diverse viewpoints and experiences are shared. 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. -About The JobWe are seeking qualified, experienced archaeological technicians for seasonal, as-needed/variable hour work based out of our Seattle office. The position will support cultural resources field efforts in Washington and the rest of the Pacific Northwest and provides a great opportunity for a motivated individual to help grow an excellent cultural resources team.An archaeological field technician must possess basic archaeological field and laboratory skills for various survey, excavation, laboratory, and construction monitoring work. Additional assignments may be available for qualified individuals who work well with our team. Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience. you will have the opportunity to shape. -Who You AreTo thrive at Dudek, you should be comfortable with freedom and accountability. We value collaborative, resourceful, and independent thinkers. We look for curious, solution-focused people who are able to adapt quickly to an ever-changing industry. There is no single way to solve a problem, so we support your creative approaches to solve problems. -Duties and Responsibilities: -

During archaeological monitoring the applicant would be responsible for on-site communication with construction and Native American personnel, and for maintaining daily logs that include detailed descriptions of construction activities, communication, and future plansDuring survey work the applicant will be expected to communicate effectively with crew leader to verify understanding of instructions or site-specific information. Scientific photography, measurement, artifact identification, and recordation of resources will be requiredDuring excavation, the applicant will be expected to work well with a team to ensure clear communication. Ability to identify buried resources and document them effectively while working in a team will be necessary -Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Archaeology or AnthropologyCurrent valid driver's license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicleMust have the ability to be insured to drive a vehicle and/or current auto-insurancePhysical ability to carry equipment (up to 40 lbs.) and walk or hike for long hours during fieldworkWillingness to travel to a project location for several consecutive days -Preferred Qualifications
Completed an accredited field school certificationPrevious archaeological survey experience in Washington, Oregon, or elsewhere in the Pacific Northwest, and experience recording a variety of site and isolate types in regionExperience with a wide range of archaeological field methods including pedestrian survey, testing/evaluation, and monitoringUnderstanding and willingness to safely accommodate difficult weather and other environmental conditions and challengesAbility to operate field equipment, including GPS equipment, cameras, and Knowledge of and experience using ESRI Field MapsAbility to provide and receive feedbackAbility to resolve conflict through collaboration and communication -Proposed Salary Range: $21.00 -$31.00 hourly**Final agreed upon compensation will be based on a variety of factors including but not limited to an individual's related experience, education, certifications, skills, and work location. -Perks of Being a DudekianNot only will Dudek provide you with a competitive salary, but we also strive to create an environment that promotes growth, career development, and a flexible work-life balance. Dudek offers an array of benefits, from your typical medical, dental, and vision coverage to the opportunity to share in Dudek's success through discretionary bonuses, based on firmwide, divisional, and individual performance. We also offer a yearly merit review, an employee stock ownership program, and dog friendly offices! Since we encourage our colleagues to take time off when needed, Dudek also provides a generous vacation package. If you're tired of an overly structured environment and decision-making process to get your job done, Dudek is a place where your ideas are heard and your initiative is rewarded. Speak with your recruiter to learn more about the great perks of being a Dudekian. 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.Protecting the health and safety of our communities is our highest priority. Please note that due to the federal government's recent Executive Order for federal contractors, Dudek has adopted a policy requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions/accommodations based on medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, or applicable state laws and regulations. - In addition, a number of Dudek's clients have similarly issued requirements that any personnel working on their projects must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. - Powered by JazzHR

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