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Field Archaeologist

Employer
Kleinfelder Inc
Location
Rancho Cordova, California
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Business
Take Your Career to the Next Level

Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder's looking for you!

Step into Your New Role

Kleinfelder is seeking a Staff Archaeologist to support with public and private sector projects, in Central and Northern California. The individual will assist on field survey, site recordation, monitoring, and preparing technical reports. Specifically, seeking individuals located in and around the Sacramento or Fresno, California regions. The individual(s) will largely work remote and in the field but will report to an office as needed, and direct supervisor in Sacramento, California. This position is a FLEX opportunity.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Fieldwork including but not limited to; survey, testing, excavation, monitoring, site recordation, and report preparation
  • Work directly with other archaeologist, Native American monitors, biologist, environmental planners and project managers.
  • Preparation of technical reports.
  • Provide enthusiasm and commitment to client service and technical excellence.
  • Successful candidates will be familiar with working within a fast-paced consulting environment and help to develop effective solutions to both expected and unexpected project challenges.


Requirements and Qualifications
  • BA/BS or higher in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field; or equivalent experience. Graduate Degree Preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in archaeological field and/or laboratory work in California.
  • Candidates must be able and willing to travel and work outdoors in remote locations and for extended periods under all weather conditions, sometimes traversing rugged terrain.
  • The ability to independently identify prehistoric and historic-era cultural resources
  • Strong writing skills and clarity in notetaking while working in the field.
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and respond quickly while working in the field or office.
  • Working knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the California Environmental Quality Act
  • Previous experience coordinating with Native American Tribes and land agencies.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and management skills
  • The ability to work closely with clients, engineers and other technical specialists as part of a larger combined project team.
  • Familiarity with digital field technology (GPS, total station, etc.) and GIS applications and software.
  • Familiar with preparing Department of Parks and Recreation Forms (DPR 523- series) required


Move Forward with Kleinfelder

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.

Progress with an Employer that Values You

Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that throughdiversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:

Benefits : Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays. The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the California Pay Transparency Law. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience. Hourly range: $34.44 - 57.40.

Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.

Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES

Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.

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