AECOM Archaeological Technician in Oakland, California

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Position Title Archaeological Technician

United States of America - California


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Archaeology Technician for immediate employment in the Oakland, CA office. The Archaeological Technician is primarily a field position and is engaged in archaeological and cultural resource projects throughout Northern California. This position is variable part-time and work days and times will be determined on an as-needed basis.

The responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Conducts field work as assigned as part of a project

  • Conducts and compiles background research

  • Assists in the processing and analysis of historic and/or prehistoric artifacts

  • Assists in writing regarding findings

  • Assists in report preparation

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 2+ years' archaeological field experience including reconnaissance, survey, testing and site mitigation in the western United States

  • Experience in archaeological monitoring

  • Must be willing to travel locally to conduct field work

  • Computer proficiency including familiarity with Microsoft Office

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 164115BR