ERM is seeking highly motivated Principal Cultural Resource Consultants to join our global consulting firm as part of our Impact Assessment and Planning (IAP) team as well as our North America Cultural Heritage team to share best practices across the industry. We are seeking staff located in California, as well as the Northwest, Southwest, and Northeast.
The positions are full-time, salary-based. Ideal applicants shall be familiar with California and West Coast regulatory processes, and have technical expertise leading environmental permitting, CEQA, NEPA, and large-scale capital projects.
Successful candidates must be flexible and responsive to a challenging and changing work environment where schedules and tasks fluctuate according to the needs of the projects and clients. This is an excellent opportunity for a senior-level professional looking to advance their career to the next level with a global environmental leader. As a senior leader, you will be fully accountable for successfully selling and consulting on a range of Cultural Heritage projects while helping grow our teams nationally.
- Conduct research and writing for cultural resource heritage components of CEQA, NHPA Section 106, and NEPA documents for projects for private sector clients.
- Oversee a team performing literature review, field reconnaissance, field surveys, and excavation for archaeological studies and projects.
- Interact with the state and federal regulators and retrieve information using regional databases
- Provide technical consulting skills to support the growth of ERM's business and client base in the area of archaeology and cultural heritage.
- Interact with other ERM practice areas to share multi-disciplinary resources and best practices across the country.
- Represent ERM through communications and at meetings with state, federal and local agencies.
- Communicate regularly with clients via email and phone conferences.
- Oversee and manage subcontractors.
- Assist with preparing proposals to meet client needs.
- Manage multiple projects within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables
- Lead, manage performance, hire and retain, inspire and mentor personnel for overall success of the technical team.
- Capitalize on existing ERM client relationships to expand ERM's profile and market share in the IAP Cultural Resource market (through a combination of excellence in technical delivery and business development). Work with other ERM resources to deepen relationships with ERM key clients and establish new client relationships that result in significant net revenue growth.
- Support the general growth and development of ERM's international IAP technical community. Collaborate with other ERM global practitioners to execute impact assessment projects. Participate on teams comprised of impact assessment professionals from multiple offices around the global ERM organization.
- Masters degree in Anthropology or related field.
- Must meet the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Standards for Archaeology to perform duties for NHPA Section 106 and NEPA compliance, pertaining especially to undertakings by multiple Federal agencies.
- Member of the Register of Professional Archaeologist (RPA)
- Min 10+ years of related experience.
- Excellent technical report writing skills and demonstrated authorship
- Solid grasp of key impact assessment and management issues within the Power/Renewables sector, preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion.
- Must have strong attention to detail in documentation of work.
- Experience interacting with regulatory agency personnel preferred.
- Excellent communication and computer skills.
- Demonstrated business development abilities and the ability to maintain long-term relationships with clients.
- Ability to manage and work within a team as well as independently.
- Limited travel western United States.
- Well-developed teambuilding and influencing skills; unquestioned integrity; and the experience, confidence, and stature to effectively address client and business needs and challenges.
- Positive outlook, collaborative, and driven by the success of ERM as a global company.
For the Principal Cultural Resource Consultant position, we anticipate the annual base pay of $98,559 - $122,890. An employee's pay position within this range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs. We also may have instances where employee's fall outside of the range based on the factors noted above. This job is also eligible for bonus pay.
We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and any other benefits to eligible employees.
You can apply for this role through https://www.erm.com/careers/apply/ or through the internal careers portal if you are a current employee.
Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.
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