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AECOM Senior Archaeologist in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Senior Archaeologist for immediate full-time employment in our Cultural Resource practice in New Mexico. The Senior Archaeologist, as a core member of the Cultural Resources Program in the Western US, will report to the Environmental Planning and Permitting Manager for the Rockies/Southwest and Midwest. The Senior Archaeologist will serve as a leader for building and managing a cultural resource team, and bring substantial prior experience as a permitted principal investigator in New Mexico. The Senior Archaeologist will contribute to the growth of the team through preparation of quality deliverables for a variety of clients, and support business development by preparing proposals and participating in the professional cultural resource management community.

AECOM provides employees with exciting, challenging projects and career opportunities. Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best regional projects. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and managing a cultural resource team.

  • Managing and supervising fieldwork (survey, testing, data recovery, and monitoring), archival research, technical report writing, state and federal archaeological permitting, data collection and compilation, and/or GIS mapping.

  • Managing studies in adherence to permit conditions

  • Knowing state and federal environmental regulations, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), National Historic Preservation Act, among others.

  • Handling multiple tasks and communicating priorities to manager.

  • Operating as primary point of contact for clients and resource agencies on projects, and participating in recurring status meetings, milestone check ins, and day-to-day interfacing.

  • Working independently and as part of a team.

  • Exhibiting flexibility and willingness to support multiple projects; including travel.

  • Pursuing innovation and a problem solving.

  • Supporting career development of individuals in the practice.

  • Contributing to technical approaches and cost estimates for proposals.

  • Performing project management duties.

  • Reviewing contracts to understand contractual obligations.

About AECOM’s Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BA plus 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Meet the Secretary of the Interior’s professional qualification standards for Archaeology

  • Must be willing to travel and conduct fieldwork throughout the Southwest.

  • Current valid driver’s license and U.S. government issued identification

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or PhD in Anthropology, Archaeology, History, or a closely related field preferred

  • Fifteen (10-15) years of experience in cultural resource management.

  • A minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience.

  • Experience assisting agencies in complying with Sections 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

  • Experience with career development of junior archaeologists.

  • Advanced knowledge in one or more specialty scientific areas

  • Demonstration of excellent technical writing skills, and verbal written communication skills.

  • Experience in consulting with tribal representatives in New Mexico.

  • Experience supervising large and/or multiple crews on a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.

  • Experience working with interdisciplinary team of subject matter experts

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265499BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.