Archaeologist

Your Opportunity:
3,000 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done-the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Duties: The selected individual will manage projects, manage budgets and schedules, respond and assist to Requests for Proposal and Qualifications (RFPs/RFQs), and develop and maintain relationships with clients, regulatory agencies, and Native Americans. Projects can be multi-disciplinary, involving knowledge of cultural resources management, prehistoric and historical archaeology, architectural history, history, and traditional cultural properties. Duties will include cultural resources inventory, evaluation, and mitigation, directing and conducting archival, background, and technical research, field surveys, and excavations, laboratory work, data analysis, writing of reporting, GIS/GPS operation, and report production. Field work will occur primarily in California, but may also occur anywhere throughout the United States.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Developing proposals, project budgets, and schedules
  • Managing multiple projects
  • Developing background research
  • Directing cultural resources projects
  • Directing data management for NEPA and CEQA projects
  • Writing reports and sections for EA/EIR/EIS projects
  • Providing documentation for Section 106 and Native American Consultations
  • Marketing local, regional, state, and national clients
  • Performing other duties as assigned


Your Capabilities and Credentials:
  • A graduate degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related field
  • At least 7-10 years of professional experience in cultural resources management
  • Experience in California a plus
  • At least 5 years of full-time professional experience at a supervisory level in the study of archaeological resources
  • The ability to qualify under the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards for archeology. Archaeologists must be certified by the Register of Professional Archaeologists or have an application under review.
  • A strong understanding of federal and State cultural resources regulations and legislation, particularly Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the CEQA.
  • Federal agency experience/clients a plus
  • Must be able to travel and perform field work (survey, excavation)
  • Must have strong writing skills
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Additional Considerations:
  • May be required to work in project locations remote from their home office for extended periods
  • Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • GIS Skills a plus.
  • OSHA HAZWOPER 40 certification preferred
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required.
  • Prior to employment this position will require the successful completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen.
Stantec is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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