AECOM Archaeologist III in Atlanta, Georgia

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Archaeologist III

United States of America - Georgia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Archaeologist for immediate employment in the Atlanta, GA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the multi-discipline environmental group in transportation.

  • Field work, research, report writing, data collection and compilation, and GIS mapping among other duties

  • Gathers data and other information to be used in the preparation of environmental reports

  • Compiles and organizes environmental data collected by others

  • Works with those who collect the data to understand and interpret data into reporting

  • Prepares reports for internal and external audiences

  • Prepares basic data and scientific documents to include maps/figures, technical reports, agency coordination, cultural resource documents, and permit applications

  • Works under supervision of senior staff but is capable of completing all but the most complex tasks with minimal supervision

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant environmental discipline (e.g., environmental science, cultural resource management, historic resources, archaeological resources, NEPA, urban planning, and/or related disciplines)

  • 5+ Years of relevant experience

  • Undertaking cultural resources assessments, preparing documentation in support of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, conducting field work for Phase I, II, IIIs, preparing mitigation for archaeological findings, as well as ARPA permits

  • Conducting field activities independently, within a team, and in remote areas

  • Providing specialist technical advice on cultural resource management to clients

  • Liaise and develop positive relationships with clients and other stakeholders

  • Strong technical/scientific writing skills

  • Functional knowledge and use of ArcGIS software

  • Ability to convey thoughts and ideas in a clear and concise manner

  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulatory framework, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), state of GA rules and regulations (including Buffer Variance Regulations), Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act

  • Ability to organize data in an efficient and clear manner

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and communicate priorities to manager

  • Ability to learn through on-the-job experience

  • Ability to learn new concepts and apply them across multiple scenarios

  • Impact analysis

  • Ability to work well with people from different technical backgrounds

  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in relevant environmental discipline (e.g., environmental science, environmental biology, ecology, wildlife management, cultural resources, NEPA, urban planning, water quality, and related disciplines)

  • Previous environmental consulting experience

  • Experience with NEPA planning/implementation and public outreach, particularly as it relates to Georgia Department of Transportation is a plus

  • Willingness to expand professional experience/qualifications beyond current area of expertise

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 190922BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.