Entry Level Staff Archaeologist - Military veterans preferred

2019-12-04
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Cincinnati
Ohio
United States

United States of America - Ohio, Cincinnati

Job Summary

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.