Archaeological Technician Job at TRC Companies, Inc., Asheville, NC

  • TRC Companies, Inc.
  • Asheville, NC

Job Description

About Us

Groundbreaker. Game changer. Pioneer.

TRC has long set the bar for clients who require more than just engineering, combining science with the latest technology to devise innovative solutions that stand the test of time. From pipelines to power plants, roadways to reservoirs, schoolyards to security solutions, clients look to TRC for breakthrough thinking backed by the innovative follow-through of an industry leader.

TRC's professionals work with a broad range of commercial, industrial and government clients and the communities they serve. We deliver breakthrough solutions that address local needsso our clients can better succeed in an ever-changing world.

Working at TRC means tackling interesting, meaningful projects. We pride ourselves on our collaborative spirit, entrepreneurial zeal and agile corporate structure. We recognize that the expertise of our staff is our strongest asset, so we generously reward employees for successful performance and invest in their careers through training and the development of new skills and certifications.



TRC Companies, Inc. a pioneer in ground-breaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, is an engineering consulting firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation.


Our Environmental Sector delivers comprehensive environmental solutions to meet the full project lifecycle needs of clients in renewable energy, oil - gas, transportation, and manufacturing industries. With one of the largest multimedia air and land permitting and compliance teams in the country, we support client success in manufacturing and industry, liquids delivery and processing, natural gas storage and delivery, power generation and delivery, and transportation projects.


TRC is seeking a Full Time Staff Archaeological Technician located within commuting distance of our Asheville, North Carolina office. We are looking for individuals with a strong commitment to technical excellence and a strong work ethic. The position will require travel and some projects may require overtime and/or extended work days and work weeks. Candidates will be required to walk long distances and perform physically demanding tasks in varying environments and conditions (steep terrain, heat, cold).

  • Ensure the quality of archaeological data, fieldwork, and paperwork.
  • Perform archaeological surveys, testing, data recovery, and monitoring.
  • Perform all types of archaeological lab and office tasks, including but not limited to artifact processing, preliminary artifact analysis, artifact curation preparation, field paperwork scanning, equipment maintenance, data entry, and report production assistance.
  • Complete tasks in a timely fashion; coordinate with field supervisors regarding project requirements and expectations.
  • Abide by Company policies and procedures.
  • Employment with TRC is subject to the successful completion of a background check and drug screen.


  • A completed BA degree in anthropology or archaeology.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively.
  • A commitment to quality and safety.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work well on a team and individually.
  • A valid driver-s license and ability to pass a motor vehicle records check.
  • A strong work ethic.
  • Three professional references with contact information (include with resume).
Benefits * : TRC offers a competitive benefit package consisting of:
  • Medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance.
  • 401k package that includes both traditional and Roth IRA options and Company match.
  • Paid time off contingent upon full time or part time status and level of seniority (ranging from 15 to 25 days per year).
  • All full-time employees enjoy a minimum of 8 Paid Holidays per year.
  • TRC ensures that all employees, including those that work part-time, receive paid sick, family, and disability leave in accordance with the laws of their state of residence.

*These benefits are applicable to US employees depending on their employment status (full time, part time, or temporary). TRC offers jurisdiction specific benefit packages for International and Puerto Rico employees.

Compensation : Compensation will vary based upon experience, education, skill level, geographical location, and other compensable factors.

Other Compensation: Employee may be eligible for participation in the Company's annual Discretionary Bonus Program which is contingent on Company, Business Segment, and Individual performance against Key Performance Indicators which vary by year and employee.


TRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. All employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The complete job description and application are available on TRC's career site.

TRC accepts applications for this position on an ongoing, rolling basis and reserves the right to cancel this posting at any time.

Job Tags

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