AECOM Project Archaeologist / Field Director in Raleigh, North Carolina
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Project Archaeologist / Field Director
AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Project Archaeologist / Field Director for the Raleigh, NC Office. The Project Archaeologist will provide support to cultural resource projects predominately in North Carolina, but may support project throughout the Mid-Atlantic, greater US, and potentially international work, as available. The Archaeologist will have knowledge of field excavation techniques, implement archaeological inventory, evaluation, and data recovery efforts, analyze prehistoric and historic artifacts, and prepare compliance reports.
Assist in the scoping of archaeological projects and utilize GIS, site records, and other data sources to identify locations where sites can occur.
Keep records and maintain the relevant State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) documentation pertaining to cultural resources.
Provides regulatory compliance support for Federal, state, municipal, and commercial clients.
Serves as a Field Director and has experience in directing field crews under the guidance of the Principal Investigator including scheduling work and making individual or team work assignments and leading the instruction of others in the use of equipment, technology, and field methods.
Supports all phases of archaeological investigation and regulatory compliance.
Collects information and makes judgments through observation, interviews, and the review of documents.
Writes archaeological reports and/or prepares archaeological site forms and assists the Principal Investigator with making decisions about project alternatives, NRHP evaluations, and effects on historic properties.
Works with technical field, lab and office staff, managers and administrative staff to ensure that projects meet AECOM quality standards
Performs manual labor including excavation with shovels and moving wheelbarrows filled with dirt.
Has ability to perform bending, kneeling, standing, and lifting and carrying objects weighing 50 lbs. and have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, including prolonged walking or standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions.
- Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Meets the Secretary of the Interior Professional Qualification Standards for Archeology
MA or MS in Anthropology or related field
Completion of a university-based archaeological field school
Two years of supervisory experience (e.g., Crew Chief)
Demonstrated experience using GPS units, Total Stations, GIS (e.g., ESRI products), and graphical illustration software (e.g., Adobe)
Demonstrated experience writing technical reports and papers
Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning System (GPS), Total Station, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, Statistical Analysis (ex., SAS or SPSS).
Relocation assistance is not available for this position
Visa Sponsorship for United States work authorization is not available for this position
Travel is required for this position
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines
The offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position typically is $50,000.00 to $80,000.00.
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Business Line: Transportation
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Science
Work Location Model: Hybrid