Project Archaeologist/Cultural Resources Specialist 2 – (160108)
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.
We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
In the role of Project Archaeologist /Cultural Resource Specialist 2, we’ll count on you to:
• Project Archaeologists/Cultural Resource Specialists are responsible for managing archaeological surveys and site documentation, including feature and artifact identification and analyses; performing shovel test pits (STPs); site descriptions; photographs; and mapping.
• Project Archaeologists/Cultural Resource Specialists must possess the technical knowledge to supervise archaeological field technicians and crew chiefs in field and office settings.
• In addition, Project Archaeologists/Cultural Resource Specialists must be able to manage the production of professional quality reports for NRHP and NEPA compliance.
• Potential for advancement to Principal Investigator for qualified and experienced candidates.
• Perform other duties as needed
• Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field
• Minimum 1 years’ experience managing junior staff during fieldwork and report preparation.
• Experience identifying and recording prehistoric and historic resources.
• Must be able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (e.g., rugged terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures).
• Must have good organizational skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks.
• Applicants will be required to submit both a writing sample and verifiable references.
• Competence in Microsoft Word, Excel and Project
• An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
• Must be able to record cultural resources in the field without any physical assistance (this could include hiking short distances in scrub and native vegetation).
• Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds without assistance.
• Must be able to effectively communicate in person, by telephone and email.
• Must be able to effectively work in minimally supervised and/or unsupervised environments.
• Work hours other than 8 to 5 which may include weekends and/or night shifts
• Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License.
• Be able to operate a vehicle day or night
• Approximately 60% travel required.
At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.
We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
We consider all qualified applicants, regardless of arrest and conviction records.
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Dallas
Other Locations: United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Texas-Fort Worth, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Texas-San Antonio