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Senior Archaeologist

Bellevue, Washington
Closing date
Oct 29, 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 is seeking a Senior Archaeologist to join our Pacific Northwest team. The successful candidate will work within a national environmental practice, with primary focus on supporting activities related to compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), and Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA).
Key Responsibilities:
- Leads cultural resources compliance efforts, either as independent projects or as part of a larger environmental compliance project team, as a Principal Investigator and/or senior technical lead.
- Completes and oversees technical work of others, including developing cultural resources inventories and evaluations, impact analyses, and other reports and analyses in support of Section 106 of the NHPA, NEPA and SEPA compliance support.
- Oversees and directly leads, as appropriate, cultural resources field work including archaeological survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, and construction monitoring, as well as other tasks as assigned. Position requires oversight or execution of completion of records searches from appropriate sources, and field survey and excavation work.
- Manages projects from pursuit phases through administrative closeout, including scoping, pricing, staff assignment, field and analysis effort, technical deliverable authorship and team lead, and client relationships.
- Supervises a small group of cultural resources or other environmental professionals.
- Works closely with interdisciplinary teams on large to small engineering and infrastructure projects across the United States and globally.
- Provides quality assurance/quality control review of deliverables
- Develops and maintains good working relationships with federal and state agencies and Tribes
Candidates must occasionally be able and willing to travel and work outdoors in remote locations and for extended periods under all weather conditions, sometimes traversing rugged terrain. Demonstrates an awareness and focus on workplace and construction site safety standards; and be willing to work independently when conditions are appropriate or with limited supervision.
Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company's 401k plan, and if eligible, a deferred compensation plan, and Executive Deferral Plan. We have an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for eligible full-time exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase company stock and have the opportunity to receive a performance discretionary bonus.?
The base salary range for this position is $98,700 to $172,700 for a Career level role and $118,400 to $207,200 for a Senior level role. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. ?
Here's What You'll Need:
- Master's Degree or higher in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related field
- At least 15 years' experience in cultural resources management compliance efforts, including demonstrated experience with Section 106, Native American consultation, and business development
- Meets or exceeds Secretary of the Interior Guidelines as Principal Investigator for Archaeology as defined in 36 CFR 61, Appendix A
- At least 3 years managing cultural resources projects as the primary responsible project manager in fast-paced business environment.
- Deep understanding of Pacific Northwest prehistory and history, and ideally, similar understanding for other regions of the United States.
- Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) or qualifications that meet requirements to become an RPA.
- Highly accountable team-focus with a commitment to a culture of safety and values diversity.
- Proficient in use of GPS equipment and of computers as these relate to management of cultural resource data
- Must be able to work in an office environment
- Familiarity with DOT and DOD requirements
Ideally, you'll also have:
- Demonstrated experience leading compliance projects throughout the Western United States, including fieldwork, client interface, and proficient technical deliverables.
- Familiarity with DOT and DOD requirements
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.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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