Full-Time Archaeological Crew Chief/Project Director
HDR has recently begun developing a sustained cultural resources program based in Salt Lake City that will serve Utah and surrounding states. We seek a highly motivated archaeologist with strong field and technical credentials who is also interested in helping to develop new business. The successful candidate will work closely with the new Program Manager/Principal Investigator (PM/PI) to successfully execute current field projects and to assist in developing new business. HDR’s cultural resources business is a nation-wide program so occasional long-term travel to other regions of the country should be expected.
Successful candidate will be responsible for managing archaeological surveys and site documentation, which includes feature and artifact identification and analyses; site descriptions; photographs; and mapping. Management of excavations for site eligibility testing or small data recovery projects, under the direction of the PI, may also be required. Must possess the technical knowledge to supervise archaeological field technicians who are required to perform the following tasks in the field:
• Walk up to 6 miles a day
• Identify historic and prehistoric artifacts correctly
• Conduct archaeological survey and testing
• Complete sketch maps of sites
• Complete field forms accurately and concisely
• Use Trimble GPS units and other field recording technologies
• Photograph resources
Archaeologist will also be responsible for other tasks under the supervision of the PM/PI including technical writing, document review, and editing professional cultural resource management reports. The successful candidate will be required to help develop and manage budgets, interact with clients and develop business through marketing and proposal writing. Travel will be required.
Keyword(s): Cultural Resource Specialist 2, Cultural Resources Specialist, Archaeologist, Anthropologist
Requirements Qualified candidates should possess, at minimum, a Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field and a minimum of 5 years experience in all aspects of archaeological field work. Candidates must have experience identifying and recording prehistoric and historic resources, especially in the Great Basin. Familiarity with the IMACS site recording system and general standards of archaeological research in Utah and surrounding states is also required. Previous experience with Utah and other intermountain state SHPOs and/or major land management agencies (e.g. BLM, USFS) is preferred. Candidates must be able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (e.g., rugged terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures). The successful candidate should demonstrate strong and efficient technical writing skills. Candidates should also have good organizational skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks.
This position may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and drug and alcohol testing during the course of your employment based upon HDR’s Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.
|Title||Archaeological Crew Chief/Project Director|
|Job Family||Environmental Sciences|
|Location||USA – UT – Salt Lake City|
|Company||HDR Environmental Operations|
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