Jan 11, 2023

Senior Archeologist

  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Construction

Job Description

**Company Description** **At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.** We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. **Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.** We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. **Job Description** AECOM is seeking a Senior Archaeologist for immediate employment in our Cultural Resource practice in northern California. The Senior Archaeologist, as a core member of the Cultural Resources practice, will report to the Environmental Planning and Permitting Manager for northern California. The Senior Archaeologist will be responsible for expanding the cultural resource team in the Sacramento office in coordination with AECOM’s northern California managers and senior cultural resources staff. This is an on-call position with the option of a hybrid work option. **The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:** + Expanding the cultural resource team in Sacramento through identification, screening and recruitment of potential mid and senior level candidates. + Providing technical oversight for cultural resource tasks including fieldwork (survey, testing, data recovery, and monitoring), archival research, technical report writing, state and federal archaeological permitting, data collection and compilation, and/or GIS mapping. + Providing cultural resource expertise related to state and federal environmental regulations, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), National Historic Preservation Act, among others. + Providing mentoring and career development for existing cultural resource staff in northern California. + Working collaboratively with the northern California cultural resources team on proposals, technical deliverables, and client support. + Pursuing innovation and a problem solving. + Technical oversight and review of technical approaches and cost estimates for proposals. **About AECOM’s Environment Business Line** Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative. AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles. AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks. **Qualifications** **Minimum Qualifications:** + Master's Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, History, or a closely related field plus 10 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education. + Travel to the Sacramento AECOM office on a weekly basis as needed. + Travel to client meetings and field sites to support project and client needs. + Current valid driver’s license and U.S. government issued identification **Preferred Qualifications:** + Meet the Secretary of the Interior’s professional qualification standards for Archaeology + Experience assisting agencies in complying with Sections 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. + Demonstration of excellent technical writing skills, and verbal written communication skills. + Experience with career development of junior archaeologists. + Fifteen (10-15) years of experience in cultural resource management. + A minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience. + Experience with evaluation of impacts and mitigation under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) + Advanced knowledge in one or more specialty scientific areas + Experience in consulting with tribal representatives in northern California. + Experience supervising large and/or multiple crews on a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies. + Experience working with interdisciplinary team of subject matter experts **Additional Information** + Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required. + Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The hourly pay rate for this position is $43.00-$80.00 per hour. With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. Join us and let’s get started. **ReqID:** J10078035 **Business Line:** Environment **Business Group:** DCS **Strategic Business Unit:** West