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Senior Archeologist (Principal Investigator) - Northern California

Alameda Pt, California
Closing date
Mar 22, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Organization Type
Your Impact:
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.
Jacobs is looking for a Senior Archeologist (Principal Investigator) to work on a variety of projects in California and throughout the United States. This position involves providing desktop and field-based cultural resources support for planning, engineering, and construction services to government, military, and commercial clients. The archaeologist career path provides the opportunity to work on projects that require compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Native American Graves Repatriation and Protection Act (NAGPRA), and other federal, state, and local cultural resource regulations.
Based out of Northern California, you'll serve as a key team member working with scientists, engineers, project managers, and other project staff across business sectors and practices in the company; interface with clients; and coordinate consultation with State Historic Preservation Officers, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, Native American tribes, and multiple state and federal agencies. You'll conduct coordinate, oversee, and conduct archaeological fieldwork, including Phases I-III studies and archaeological monitoring; analyze project impacts as part of Section 106 and other regulations; analyze and interpret data; write and review cultural resources technical reports; develop archaeological treatment plans and agreement documents; and evaluate eligibility of resources for listing in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and state registers. You will also prepare proposals, provide technical reviews of deliverables, provide technical guidance to junior and mid-level employees, and serve as a mentor within the cultural resources group.
In addition, there is also an opportunity to be cross-trained as an Environmental Field Monitor supporting implementation of permit conditions, contractor compliance documents, completing field monitoring and reporting for stormwater compliance (NPDES/SWPPP), noise, and dust/vibration.
Possible office locations: HYBRID, REMOTE, or OFFICE in one of Jacobs' California offices.
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 $106,900 to $140,325. 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 in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field
- Meet Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards for Archaeology
- Minimum of 10 years of professional archaeological fieldwork
- Experience as a Principal Investigator
- Knowledge of historic preservation laws and policies, including NEPA, NHPA, ARPA, and NAGPRA
- Must be capable of walking for long periods of time over unfamiliar terrain, excavating shovel tests and test units, screening soil, and carrying field equipment
- Must be willing and able to travel frequently and for long periods of time, as needed
- Experience using GPS technology
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Experience working with tribal groups
Ideally, You'll Also Have:
- Experience working in the consulting environment and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and be responsive to both internal and external clients
- A Registered Professional Archaeologist designation
- Experience completing cultural resources studies for infrastructure, electrical transmission, Bureau of Land Management, Caltrans, renewable energy, and/or remediation projects
- Existing relationships with the tribal community
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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