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On-Call Archaeologist - Entry Level

Jacobs Solutions Inc.
Portland, Oregon
Closing date
Dec 14, 2023

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Organization Type
Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Jacobs Environmental Science and Planning group seeks early-level on-call Archaeologists with experience in the US Pacific Northwest to be based in our Portland, Oregon office. This position involves providing cultural resources support for planning, engineering, and construction services to government and private clients.

In this role you'll tackle archaeological survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, and construction monitoring, as well as other tasks as assigned. You'll use your experience to do analysis of archaeological materials, keep detailed field notes and archaeological site records, and research. You'll work outdoors in remote locations and for extended periods under all weather conditions, often traversing rugged terrain. You'll be expected to work on projects and clients in both the public and private sectors, including multiple projects at a time.

Here's What You'll Need:
  • A B.A/B.S degree or higher in anthropology or archaeology and completion of archaeological field school
  • Familiarity with federal historic preservation laws and policies, including NEPA, NHPA, ARPA, and NAGPRA, as well as Washington, Oregon, and other regional state laws and policies.
  • Knowledge of computers and GPS equipment, including MS Office Suite
  • Ability/willingness to travel to distant or remote sites, for extended periods as necessary
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills to effectively complete assigned workload within defined timelines and in accordance with established standards
  • Experience in Washington and Oregon

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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