Cultural Resources Specialist – Archeologist

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Balancing the Natural and Built Environment – This is not only our company motto, it’s also our commitment to understanding the role we play in planning, designing, and delivering the infrastructure of our communities. We understand that we are building tomorrow’s infrastructure today and are committed to doing it right. Equally important is our commitment to social sustainability in our business practices towards our employees, business partners and clients.

As one of the top-ranked consulting engineering firms in the nation, providing surveying, engineering, construction management and environmental services, we have an opportunity for Cross-Trained Cultural Resources Specialist with our Environmental Planning and Resource Management team in our Pasadena office. This role will require travel and report to the job site in Riverside County specifically Temecula and Murrieta.

As Cross-Trained Cultural Resources Specialist, you will utilize your expertise for fieldwork assignments that could include survey, site recordation, testing, data recovery excavation and construction monitoring; as well as conducting record searches, preparing cultural resources site forms, and accomplishing curation related tasks. This opening is for a part-time position.


  • Perform field surveys, excavation, construction monitoring, and documentation in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal guidelines, and requirements
  • Communicate effectively with construction crews and field staff
  • Maintain written monitoring logs and provide status updates to project management
  • Ability to identify cultural and paleontological resources while working on construction sites and communicate resource requirements with construction personnel, including Native American monitors and tribal representatives
  • Have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks


  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, paleontology, geology, anthropology or related field, or an equivalent field experience;
  • Must have the ability to be listed on or progressing towards listing on federal and state cultural resource permits.
  • Must be able to work independently in potentially adverse conditions
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with reliable transportation and a good driving record
  • Must have experience in Southern California
  • Prefer candidate is local to the Riverside area
  • Work hours and availability can vary based on project and weather 

Why Psomas

Our culture is built on the foundation of social sustainability practices. We embrace this responsibility through our One Psomas philosophy and programs that support diversity, learning and mentorship, giving back and health and safety.

We support the continuous learning and development of our employees, while providing flexibility to meet your wellness needs. We offer competitive compensation and benefits including:

  • Flexible Schedules
  • Career Paths
  • Training and Development

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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