Terracon   •  

Columbia, SC

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 360 days ago

 Company Information     Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 130 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.
Job Description     General Responsibilities:
As an Archaeologist with Terracon, you will be responsible for conducting archaeological field evaluations; conducting laboratory analysis; consulting with state and federal agencies, tribal groups, and other stakeholders; performing National Register evaluations for archaeological sites; completing site forms; preparing reports; and other duties, as necessary. This position may also require assistance with preparing NEPA and Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), and other environmental consulting projects as assigned. Must be able to work in physically demanding field conditions. Frequent overnight travel will be required.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

    May conduct site testing and make National Register recommendations
    May serve as team leader on projects and help train junior level staff.
    May assist more senior level Scientists on larger, more complex projects.
    Performs work that involves conventional practice but may include a variety of complex features.
    Performs site visits, field observations and field data collection and/or field assignments.
    May serve as team member or lead in meetings and communications with client pertaining to specific projects/tasks.
    May oversee work performed by lower level Scientists
    Implements technical requirements to complete client projects by directing and supervising field staff to sample, test, and collect data and/or document on-site activities at various client sites.
    Evaluates laboratory and field data and assembles in written reports.
    In accordance with company procedures, approves or prepares reports for relatively complex projects, making appropriate recommendations as necessary on projects.


    Master’s degree or above
    Minimum of three years of experience
    Secretary of Interior Qualified as an Archaeologist.
    Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.