Senior Cultural Resources Specialist / Project Manager – (163057)
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 Senior Cultural Resource Specialist, we’ll count on you to:
• Take responsibility for assessment, preparation of documents, reports, and findings for archaeological surveys
• Develop and monitor tasks, schedules, and cost estimates, and assess applicable requirements and processes for cultural resource projects
• Lead and support Section 106 compliance, NEPA, and CEQA efforts.
• Conduct field work, participate in meetings, and develop compliance strategy
• Take part in all processes with cultural resources projects, including field investigations and agency coordination
• Plan and develop projects or design activities that have significant impact on major company programs as needed
• Serve as a technical expert with recognized authority in an area of specialization that resolves problems of greater scope and complexity as needed
• Develop new work streams, work directly with clients, and possibly serve as client manager
• Work with cross-sector teams to optimize project delivery and new business development.
• Plan, organize and supervise work of medium to large staff of professionals and technicians as needed
• Serve as Project Manager on larger projects as needed, but project management is not sole focus of position
• Perform other duties as needed
• Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, Architectural History or closely related field
• 15-20+ years Archaeological experience, 10+ years of experience in planning, managing and executing cultural resources investigations
• Utility and Department of Transportation experience
• Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) certification
• Experience with Microsoft Office, Word and Excel
• Proven ability to manage multiple field crews
• Excellent communication and client interaction skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Requires ability to travel
• Successful candidates must be familiar with field study design and documentation, regulatory framework for cultural resource management, and GIS utilities
• Must be able to handle cultural resources in a variety of geographic settings primarily through CA
• An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
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.