ideal candidate will have strong skills in Cultural Resources
consulting and project management, particularly environmental planning
and NEPA compliance.
The Cultural Resources Principal Investigator will be responsible for:
and reviewing survey and excavation reports, site recording forms,
research designs, treatment plans, and other technical documents.
- Overseeing all aspects of field research, data collection, inventory, analysis, and final report production.
current with agency protocol for conducting cultural resources work,
particularly in the tri-state area of Ohio, West Virginia, and
- Maintaining good working relationships with state and federal agency contacts and clients.
to develop and maintain the SWCA quality assurance/quality control
program and ensure that all fieldwork, analysis, and report production
is conducted in accordance with SWCA and agency standards and
- Assisting with training and mentoring cultural resources staff.
- Assisting with budgets and participate in preparing proposals.
- Assisting with business development ventures.
initiative, resolving problems, and creating improved procedures to
ensure that tasks are completed in the most effective manner
closely with SWCA's other managers, leads, and directors, in the
Pittsburgh office and in all offices throughout the company, to promote
SWCA's business interests in adherence to its mission, vision, and
SWCA in the scientific community through professional presentations,
participation in professional conferences, and coordinating the
participation of other staff members in professional conferences
- Opportunity to participate in SWCA's Scientific Leadership Program
- Minimum of a Master's degree in Archaeology or Anthropology required.
- Minimum of 5 years of supervisory and fieldwork experience required.
demonstrate completion, at a Principal Investigator level, of a minimum
of one testing or data recovery excavation project (three or more
projects a plus) involving primarily archaeological investigations and
preparation of final reports consistent with the Secretary of the
Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Archeology and Historic
Preservation. Projects shall have been performed with a federal nexus
requiring compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act.
in Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions of archaeology and a current
technical specialization (i.e., lithic analysis, historical archaeology,
GIS, architectural history, etc.) preferred.
- Experience with NEPA and Section 106.
- Current listing as a Registered Professional Archaeologist (or qualified for RPA status).
- Past peer-reviewed publication record and conference presentation experience preferred.
Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a
full-spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United
States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and
ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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