Mid-level Cultural Resources Specialist
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: Stantec is seeking a mid-level Cultural Resources Specialist to join our Environmental Sciences team in our Fresno, CA office.
- Candidates are expected to be able to be self-motivated and take initiative to organize, execute and coordinate project assignments within assigned budget.
- Candidates are required to be able to prepare high quality Cultural Resources Technical Reports and environmental documents.
- Demonstrated success in supervising staff on project related tasks, being solution-orientated, and fostering positive relationships with clients, agencies and staff.
- Conduct project coordination, assist with project management duties, and preparing scopes and budgets for proposals.
- Prepare and/or review permits relative to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
- Consult with clients and agencies on overall permitting and environmental compliance strategies.
- Conduct fieldwork necessary to complete archaeological and other environmental assessment and compliance documentation.
- Mentor junior staff learning the permitting process and field techniques.
- Work with environmental planning managers to gather and prepare sections for planning documents such as environmental impact reports, initial studies, and mitigated negative declarations.
Your Capabilities and Credentials:
- Bachelor of Arts or Science degree required in a related discipline from an accredited university.
- Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in California environmental industry (dealing with California archaeological and/or built-environment resources issues) is a must. The experience requirement can be met by a combination of private consulting industry experience and related experience gained via employment at public agencies or similar organizations.
- Extensive knowledge of the cultural resources typologies and materials types in the western intermountain and desert region of the US.
- Candidates should have a solid background in archaeological monitoring, survey, excavation, site recordation, mapping, profile drawing, and be familiar and proficient with survey protocols and field project logistics including coordination with Native American tribes.
- Experience with NEPA/CEQA. Experience with renewable energy projects would be beneficial, but not required.
- Experience developing and acquiring permits with USFWS, USACE, BLM and state agencies.
- A willingness to conduct field cultural resources surveys periodically and to work long hours in the field.
- Flexibility in work assignments - location and type of assignments will vary.
- OSHA HAZWOPER 40 certification preferred or ability to obtain prior to employment.
- 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.
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