Principal Investigator/Cultural Resources Specialist 2

San Antonio, Texas
Jun 11, 2021
Jun 13, 2021
Full Time
Organization Type
Description About Us

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.
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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.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Principal Investigators/Cultural Resource Specialist 2, we'll count on you to:

• Principal Investigators/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.

• Principal Investigators/Cultural Resource Specialists must possess the technical knowledge to supervise archaeological field technicians and crew chiefs in field and office settings.

• In addition, Principal Investigators/Cultural Resource Specialists must be able to manage the production of professional quality reports for NRHP and NEPA compliance.

• Perform other duties as needed
Qualifications Required Qualifications

• Master's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field

• Minimum 3 years' experience managing junior staff in all aspects of field and office work.

• Experience identifying and recording prehistoric resources.

• Must be able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (e.g., rugged terrain, remote locations, ho 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

Physical Requirements:

• 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

• Travel required at times.


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.
Primary Location: United States-Texas-DallasOther Locations: United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Texas-Fort Worth, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Texas-San AntonioIndustry: Environment/SciencesSchedule: Full-timeEmployee Status: RegularBusinessClass: Cultural ResourcesJob Posting: May 28, 2021At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

We are an Affirmative Action and r.

We consider all qualified applicants, regardless of arrest and conviction records.