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Posted: 03/19/2015

Skelly and Loy, Inc.

Established in 1969, Skelly and Loy is a privately owned, mid-sized corporation with 6 Mid-Atlantic offices. The firm provides a myriad of professional engineering and environmental services to various public and private sector clients throughout the United States and abroad. As trends change and markets emerge, Skelly and Loy continues to build on its strong foundation and enhances its offering of professional services of mining, civil, and environmental engineering; National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance studies (EISs, EAs, CEEs, etc.); natural resource management including wetlands, aquatic studies, and wildlife management; environmental, mining, and wastewater permitting; noise and air quality investigations; hazardous waste management investigations and remedial design; industrial hygiene studies; archaeological, cultural, and historical studies and documentation; digital information technology; and equipment sales, installation, operation, and maintenance of municipal, industrial, commercial, and private water, wastewater, and remediation treatment systems.

Archaeological Field Technician
Professional Opportunity
Pittsburgh, PA


Skelly and Loy, Inc. has periodic openings for Archaeological Field Technicians. The pay rate for the position is between $11.00 $13.00 per hour (based on experience). Field sessions may consist of 5-day or 10-day work periods. Lodging is provided on non-local projects on work days only and is company paid. Meal allowance is provided; however, receipts are required. Because of the temporary nature of the position, it is classified as part-time casual and no benefits are included. Interested applicants should submit a resume, date of availability, and three business references with telephone and e-mail contact information.


  • Degree from an accredited school in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field



  • Perform field work at Phase I survey, Phase II testing, and/or Phase III data recovery levels


  • Perform basic laboratory tasks such as sorting, washing, and labeling artifacts


  • Prepare accurate and neat field and laboratory documentation and mapping



  • Minimum of 3 months professional experience in the archaeology of the Mid-Atlantic region


  • Demonstrated experience in archaeological fieldwork and recordation


  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks such as lifting, and walking on uneven surfaces carrying equipment in extreme weather conditions


  • Eligibility to work in the United States without sponsorship



  • Working knowledge of Section 106

Skelly and Loy, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer


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How to apply
Apply to: Jobs@skellyloy.com or Skelly and Loy, Inc. Attention: Human Resources 449 Eisenhower Boulevard, Suite 300 Harrisburg, PA 17111 If assistance is needed to apply for this position, please contact Human Resources at 717-232-0593. NOTE: To be considered for the position, the job title must be referenced in the correspondence.
Fax: 717-232-1799
449 Eisenhower Boulevard
Suite 300
Harrisburg, PA 17111

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