Project Archaeologist - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

San Diego
United States

United States of America - California, San Diego

Job Summary

  • Fully qualified scientist. Utilizes scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

  • Requires general familiarity within a broad field of scientific knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

  • Solves problems by use of combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.

  • Participates in planning required to achieve prescribed objectives.

  • Conducts analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources.

  • Performs inspections and tests to ensure compliance.

  • Participates in developing corrective measures and procedures. Formulates hypothesis, performs research and makes recommendation.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Anthropology, Archaeology, History, or a closely related field + 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Meets the Secretary of Interior’s professional qualification standards in Archaeology.

  • Relevant field experience in the California and/or Western US.

  • Experience with implementing Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

  • Must be willing to travel and conduct fieldwork throughout the Southwest.

  • Current valid driver’s license and U.S. government issued identification require

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Anthropology, Archaeology, History, or a closely related field required.

  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in historic and/or prehistoric archaeology and cultural resources management.

  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a supervisory capacity in the field or in the office.

  • Advanced knowledge in one or more specialty scientific areas (e.g., lithic or faunal analysis; osteology; historical archaeology).

  • Demonstration of excellent technical writing skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills.

  • Current valid driver’s license and U.S. government issued identification required.

  • Experience managing cultural resources management projects, including budgets, scheduling, and scopes of work.

  • Experience with tribal consultation and familiarity with tribal representatives for San Diego County

  • Experience supervising large crews and/or multiple crews on a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.

  • Has worked on an interdisciplinary team of subject matter experts and planners.

  • Works well in a team environment.

  • Proven ability to prepare proposals and win work is a plus

  • Knowledge of local (San Diego County, City of San Diego etc) regulations

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 225597BR

Clearance Required No

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.