Topic ID #41958 - posted 1/14/2020 8:41 AM

Project Archaeologist/Field Director - Atlanta, GA

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What We're Looking For

HNTB is currently seeking a Project Archaeologist/Field Director with a Master's degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a closely related field. The Project Archaeologist will be part of a growing team of cultural resource professionals in the HNTB Atlanta office and will apply a sound knowledge of the principles and theories of archaeology/anthropology to analyze the potential effects projects may have on cultural resources. The Project Archaeologist may be responsible for completing fieldwork on moderate to complex projects.

Primary Focus will include:

  • Performs fieldwork and conducts artifact analysis on Phase I, II, and III projects
  • Prepares technical reports
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's Degree in Anthropology/Archaeology or a closely related field
  • Meets Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Archaeology
  • At least three years of supervisory field experience
  • Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion
  • Familiarity with NEPA, NHPA, ARPA, NAGPRA, and various state environmental compliance laws
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to maintain effective working relationships with HNTB, client, and agency staff
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to conduct fieldwork, with frequent overnight stays, and in inclement weather
  • Previous experience working with ArcGIS and various GPS units preferred
  • Previous experience completing archaeological projects for various state DOT agencies preferred
  • Field experience in the southeastern United States is preferred

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepares written reports, maps and statements of geologic, hydrologic, biologic and/or other scientific findings at project site as it relates to the planning, design and construction of projects.
  • Collects project related data which may include research, interviews with government agencies and clients, map reviews, field investigations, land use, etc., prepare graphics and exhibits.
  • Determines data collection methods to be used in research projects and surveys.
  • Sets up test equipment at proposed project site to obtain scientific data.
  • Maintains records, collections and files related to specific projects.
  • Keeps current with trends, literature and new developments in ecology and environmental science.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Archeology, Anthropology or related field
  • 2 years related experience
  • No experience (with Master's degree in Natural Sciences)


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