Principal Archaeologist

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Principal Archaeologist
Req. ID: 2200035N
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Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity
This is a career opportunity for a Principal level senior cultural resources manager for a leading environmental consulting firm providing NEPA/CEQA analyses, technical studies, and project permitting to a wide variety of private and federal, state, and local government clients in the western U.S. The individual will lead cultural resources projects and selected business development opportunities and provide successful and independent management of archaeological and historical resources projects, including direction of large field studies and assembly, supervision, and direction of field teams.

Your Key Responsibilities
 Technical resource lead and/or principal investigator for complex, high profile natural resource investigations.
 Mentor, supervise, and technical and operations resources for staff and senior project managers.
 Program management and financial management for key client programs, possibly multidisciplinary management.
 Ensuring the delivery of high-quality technical products through implementation and of quality review and independent review protocols.
 Lead business development and marketing by building new client relationships and maintaining existing ones.
 Lead technical elements of proposal development, including scope, budget, and schedule to ensure complete satisfaction.
 Maintain a high professional profile externally through membership in professional organizations, continually increasing client contact base.

Your Capabilities and Credentials
 Professional writing, problem solving, and communication skills.
 Valid driver's license and good driving record required.
 Experience leading and conducting Phase I and II Cultural Resource Surveys in California.
 Proven experience of Determinations of Eligibility for National Register of Historic Places and California Register of Historical Resources.
 Impact Assessment of Project Alternatives on Cultural Resources.
 Section 106 and 110 (NHPA) Consultation.
 Memoranda of Agreement and Programmatic Agreements.
 Data Recovery and Monitoring Plans.
 Historic Property Treatment Plans.
 Ethnographic Research.
 Native American Consultation.
 NAGPRA Consultation.
 Lead for Construction Monitoring Coordination and Field Coordination.
 Knowledge GIS/GPS and ability to direct others to record and create maps in GIS.
 Registered Professional Archaeologist. Education and Experience
 MA/MS in cultural resources or archaeology, especially California archaeology. Demonstrated expertise in the application and interpretation of California and federal laws and regulations for large and complex projects.
 Minimum 5 years supervisory, management, and team-oriented experience in consulting acquired over 10 to 15 years of progressively responsible cultural resources positions.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs. This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice. Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-California-San Diego
Other Locations : United States-California-Monrovia, United States-California-Santa
Barbara, United States-California-Pasadena, United States-California-Los Angeles,
United States-California-Irvine, United States-California-Thousand Oaks, United States-
California-San Bernardino
Organization : BC-2351 Environmental Services-US Pacific
Employee Status : Regular
Job Level : Manager
Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Sep 26, 2022, 5:33:40 PM
Req ID: 2200035N

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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