Topic ID #38837 - posted 10/11/2017 5:43 PM

Cultural Resource Field Director



mmondragon@transcon.com

Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the western United States with offices in Arizona, California, and Utah.  Our highly successful team of environmental planners, biologists, and archaeologists provide environmental planning, permitting, and compliance as well as infrastructure siting, Class I and Class III studies, Historic Property Treatment Plans, and environmental construction management and monitoring.   
We are seeking a full-time archaeologist for assignments located in Arizona, Utah, Nevada, California, and New Mexico.  Primary duties include report writing, leading and coordinating surveys and testing projects, records searches, and marketing. Occasional field work will be required, such as assessing specified location(s) for cultural resources and monitoring cultural resources during utility operation and maintenance activities. Fieldwork will include both one-day and multiple-day assignments. Candidates applying for this position will be based out of the Mesa, Arizona office.


REQUIRED:
  • Graduate degree in archaeology, or closely related field 
  • Proficiency in Arizona, Utah, and Nevada prehistoric or historic archaeology 
  • At least five years of full-time professional experience in archaeological research or cultural resource management 
  • Ability to perform work duties independently with short deadlines 
  • Ability to manage field crews and work with other disciplines
  • Highly organized, motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable and trustworthy
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Previously permitted as a Field Director in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah for federal and state agencies (Bureau of Land Management, State offices, US Forests, and Bureau of Reclamation)
  • Interaction with State Historic Preservation Offices and Tribal Historic Preservation Offices
  • Participation in marketing activities including conferences and proposal development 
  • Excellent navigational skills and a good driving record 
PREFERRED: 
  • Experience driving a four-wheeled vehicle off-road or in rough terrain
  • Familiarity with typical electrical utility operations and maintenance activities
  • Experience working around heavy machinery and communicating with construction crews
  • Proficiency with sub-meter GPS
  • Ability to manage crews
  • Proficiency in New Mexico archaeology and meets qualifications for listing as Field Director on state and federal permits
This position is exempt (salary), and eligible for full benefits. On multiple day assignments, the employee will be reimbursed for meals and lodging. We anticipate that employment will begin in October 2017.  Applicants must have a clean driving record for at least 5 years prior to the start of work.  Offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate passing drug and alcohol testing.

TO APPLY:
Send the following documents to Human Resources at humanresources@transcon.com
 
  • one-page cover letter (mention any archaeological permits you may hold)
  • resume (3-page limit)
  • three references (include a supervisor and a co-worker)
  • writing sample





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