United States of America - Maryland, Germantown
AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Project Archaeologist / Field Director. The Project Archaeologist will provide support to cultural resource projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic, greater US, and potentially international work, as available. The Archaeologist will have extensive knowledge of field excavation techniques, implement archaeological inventory, evaluation, and data recovery efforts, analyze prehistoric and historic artifacts, and prepare compliance reports.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assist in the scoping of archaeological projects and utilize GIS, site records, and other data sources to identify locations where sites can occur.
Keep records and maintain the relevant State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) documentation pertaining to cultural resources.
Provides regulatory compliance support for Federal, state, municipal, and commercial clients.
Serves as a Field Director and have experience in directing field crews under the guidance of the Principal Investigator including scheduling work and making individual or team work assignments and leading the instruction of others in the use of equipment, technology, and field methods.
Supports all phases of archaeological investigation and regulatory compliance.
Collects information and makes judgments through observation, interviews, and the review of documents.
Writes archaeological reports and/or prepare archaeological site forms and in making decisions about project alternatives, NRHP evaluations, and assessing effects on historic properties.
Works with technical field, lab and office staff, managers and administrative staff to ensure that projects meet AECOM quality standards
Performs manual labor including excavation with shovels and moving wheelbarrows filled with dirt.
Has ability to perform bending, kneeling, standing, and lifting and carrying objects weighing 50 lbs. and have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, including prolonged walking or standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions.
Meets the Secretary of the Interior Professional Qualification Standards for Archeology.
2 years of supervisory experience (e.g., Crew Chief).
Demonstrated experience using GPS units, Total Stations, GIS (e.g., ESRI products), and graphical illustration software (e.g., Adobe).
Demonstrated experience writing technical reports and papers.
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 Engineering - Environmental
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 235900BR
Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - Hunt Valley, MD - 4 North Park Drive
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.