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Lead Project Manager - Archaeology

Employer
Swca Inc
Location
Superior, Colorado
Closing date
Jan 30, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Business
About the opportunity

SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Lead Project Manager - Archaeology for our Rocky Mountain/Plains region, including Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, and adjacent states. This position will be based out of our Colorado Front Range offices (Denver and Fort Collins), but remote locations will also be considered for highly qualified candidates. This successful applicant will be responsible for managing client, agency, and tribal relationships, as well as winning and delivering on projects. This is a regular, full-time, salaried position. This position is a wonderful career-growth opportunity for the right candidate to join SWCA's expanding practice.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing, 1,700+ staff, employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services - with offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Records Top 200 Environmental Firms. Our Vision (the North Star) is to make SWCA the best workplace and industry leader in sustainability, bringing sound science and creative solutions to global environmental challenges while maintaining a dedication to employee-ownership. We live our core values: we collaborate as #OneSWCA; we are #AlwaysLearning, we #NeverSettle, and we #GiveBack. Our company purpose is to preserve natural and cultural resources for tomorrow while enabling projects that benefit people today. Come join our team!

What you will accomplish
  • Manage and participate in all aspects of cultural resources projects successfully, including budgeting, scheduling, research, fieldwork, report writing, curation.
  • Collaborate with other project managers across offices and disciplines to successfully meet client and agency needs.
  • Work with clients and agency representatives for successful project implementation.
  • Prepare and create technical, high-quality proposals, work plans, reports, and literature reviews with little supervisory oversight.
  • Oversee fieldwork and deliverables, adhering to SWCA's Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) program.
  • Work independently in a responsible manner, resolving project challenges.
  • Work within defined schedules and meet deadlines.
  • Follow all health and safety procedures.
  • Collaborate with SWCA's managers, directors, and principal investigators on technical and business development efforts throughout the company.
  • Maintain SWCA's high standard of scientific ethics and quality assurance and is motivated to identify and resolve problems in creative ways.
  • Assist in the continuing development of SWCA's Cultural Resource Program and expands SWCA's professional reputation in cultural resources consulting and research throughout the Rocky Mountain/Plains region and beyond.

Experience and qualifications for success

REQUIRED
  • Master's degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a related field.
  • Experience with Rocky Mountains or Great Plains archaeology, or similar cultural area.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in cultural resources management (CRM) on a variety of project types, sizes, regions, and agencies, with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in managing projects.
  • Qualified for listing on state and federal permits as a principal investigator in the Rocky Mountains and/or Great Plains regions.
  • Demonstrated expertise in federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to the management of cultural resources (NEPA, Section 106 of the NHPA).
  • Has completed all aspects of a project, from pre-field tasks to final report preparation for a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.
  • Has provided QA/QC review of field documents, site forms, and reports.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Team-orientated attitude with strong leadership and mentoring skills.

PREFERRED
  • Eight (8) years of experience in cultural resources management (CRM) on a variety of project types, sizes, regions, and agencies, with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Three (3) years of experience in managing projects.
  • Excellent technical writing skills with a record of completing technical reports in a timely fashion.
  • Has worked on an interdisciplinary team of subject matter experts and planners.
  • Experience and interest in business development, proposal writing, and client management.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project needs, agency requests, and more.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, and agency representatives.
  • Has supervised junior staff.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is an established and flourishing environmental firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental compliance services. SWCA is an employee-owned company composed of environmental professionals who specialize in natural and cultural resource management, environmental planning, and regulatory compliance.

With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance companies and consistently ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms. We offer a team-oriented work environment, and a competitive compensation and benefits package, including an employee stock ownership plan (retirement) for full-time, regular employees. Some benefits are also available to on-call, temporary or part-time employees.

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 480-581-5378. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

SWCA is committed to salary equity and salary transparency for all its employees. In alignment with this commitment, SWCA posts good faith pay ranges on all its advertised job postings to promote pay equity and transparency.

An employee in this Colorado office - based position can expect a salary of $82,992 - 109,200/year. Actual pay within this range may depend on experience, qualifications, geographic location, client requirements where applicable, and other factors permitted by law. Regular-status employees are also eligible for performance bonuses. Candidates are also encouraged to consider SWCA's Total Rewards package, which includes a competitive Benefits package, forward-thinking workplace flexibility, outstanding corporate culture, award-winning career development, and more.

EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply

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