full-time employee contract
United States of America - Ohio, Cincinnati
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Staff Archaeologist for employment in the Cincinnati, OH office. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.
Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Survey sites using a variety of methods, including field walking, geophysical surveys and aerial photography
Work on field excavations or digs, usually as part of a team, using a range of digging equipment
Project manage an excavation, including managing teams of diggers
Record sites using drawings, detailed notes and photography
Analyze findings by grouping, identifying and classifying them
Use computer applications, such as computer-aided design (CAD) and geographical information systems (GIS), to record and interpret finds, sites and landscapes
Use computers to produce simulations of the way a building, site or artifact would have looked
Clean and preserve finds
Conduct laboratory tests, such as radiocarbon dating, and research and desk-based assessments of sites
Check planning applications and identify any possible archaeological impact
Provide advice on the conservation or recording of archaeological remains
Ensure important buildings, monuments and sites are protected and preserved
Produce and publish excavation and site reports
Generate publicity materials and publish articles about research, site interpretations or excavations
Give educational talks and presentations
Assist in the curating and display of artifacts.
BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Degree in archaeology or a related subject such as ancient history, anthropology, conservation or heritage management
Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals
Flexibility and a willingness to keep up to date with developments in archaeology
A methodical and well-organized approach, with good attention to accuracy and detail
Strong team work skills, particularly during fieldwork
An analytical and enquiring mind, with a keen interest in the past
Self-motivation and focus
Dexterity in using tools and instruments
Organization, negotiation and project management skills
Patience and dedication
Good IT skills and a willingness to keep up to date with technological developments.
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 Part-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 227603BR
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.