A paleontological field technician must possess basic paleontological field and laboratory skills for various survey, excavation, laboratory, and construction monitoring work. The potential for additional work, for qualified individuals is available. Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience. This position will be based in our Encinitas office.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ability to identify local paleontological specimens in the field and laboratory
Ability to take comprehensive notes and fill out daily forms
B.S. or B.A. in Geology/Biology
A Valid CA Driver’s license in good standing and reliable transportation
Knowledge and understanding of the regional geology in California
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently
Read topographic maps and project maps
Able to work cooperatively with crew members, supervisors, and clients
Ability to work in extreme climatic conditions. Cold or hot weather.
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 over 600 professionals in California, Hawaii, and Oregon.
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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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