Topic ID #34402 - posted 1/13/2015 2:29 AM

Archaeological Technician II - Albuquerque, NM

Jennifer Palmer

Archaelogical Technician II (ID# 25281)    Albuquerque, NM 
Category:     Planning and Environmental
Job Type:     Full Time
Minimum Experience:     3
Required Education:     Associate's Degree
Job Description
WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff have combined and are now one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms.  Together we provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment, and our expertise ranges from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, and from developing the energy sources of the future to enabling new ways of extracting essential resources.  We have approximately 31,500 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, and various environmental experts.  We are based in more than 500 offices across 39 countries worldwide.;
Parsons Brinckerhoff has an immediate opening in the Albuquerque, NM office for a full time Archaeological Technician/Planner. The successful candidate will work with a variety of staff and clients conducting archaeological survey and historic research in support of a variety of infrastructure projects.  The position will also involve GIS support for cultural resources investigations and other planning and engineering activities.  The candidate must be well organized, self-directed, and have the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced work environment.  
Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
Assist senior staff in a variety of cultural resources studies including archaeological survey, historic research, building descriptions, archaeological site recording, report writing, Laboratory of Anthropology form and Historic Cultural Property Inventory form development.    
GIS support including establishing data dictionaries, developing archaeological site maps and project maps, and spatial analysis
Possible assistance/GIS support for other planning and engineering work.
Preparing technical reports and associated documents.
Working with agency staff and the general public.

Job Requirements
Associates degree in Anthropology, GIS, or related field.  Bachelor’s degree is desirable.
Minimum years experience: 3 years
Ability to meet Supervisory Archaeologist requirements specified in Title 4, Chapter 10 of the New Mexico Administrative Code is preferred but not required.   
Working knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, NEPA, and planning regulations with an emphasis in the surface transportation field.
Working knowledge of GIS and ability to use GIS for analysis purposes.
Detail-oriented with careful attention to accuracy and deadlines.
Ability to work well independently and in a group setting.
Ability to work consistently at a fast pace while adapting to changing priorities.
Strong technical writing skills and verbal communication skills.
Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

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