Sealaska Technical Services (STS), LLC is seeking a Senior Cultural Resource/Archaeologist to support our growing federal and commercial environmental business operations. STS is a growing, progressive business that provides environmental consulting, technology integration and deployment, systems engineering, environmental monitoring, and construction management services to a variety of governmental and commercial clients at job sites located around the world.
The successful candidate will have strong Project Management skills to support projects in coastal, inland and near shore environments. We are looking for a candidate with applied technical skills, project management, field team-leadership, and technical execution on these types of diverse projects. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the principle investigator role on archaeological projects to ensure scientific rigor and regulatory sufficiency as part of a larger project management team, or in managing your own projects, as assigned.
- Serve as project task manager and/or technical lead overseeing all aspects of field research, data collection, inventory, analysis.
- Plan and conduct site surveys and collect and analyze data for culturally sensitive sites to inform Government actions.
- Prepares technical specifications and contract clauses for historical and archeological investigations and for evaluations and mitigation programs prepared by outside entities
- Develops agreement documents for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act
- Evaluate resources for the National Register.
- Collaborate with architectural and landscape historians toward an integrated multi-disciplinary approach to cultural resources investigations.
- Develop resource management recommendations and assess project effects on resources.
- Collaborate in an integrated team with engineers, scientists, planners, regulators, and other stakeholders
- Utilize GIS for spatial representation and analysis.
- Draft technical reports of findings, deliverables and other project documentation, and present information to the Government.
- Supervise Staff Archaeologists and manage lab/field technicians
- Assist project managers with planning for projects, including development of the project task scope and organization, estimates of effort and other required resources, and schedules necessary to complete the project. Assist in creation of estimate of cost and budget for the project.
- Help establish plans, and assist with major milestone/deliverable reviews and decision gates to complete the project life cycle. Ensure all project deliverables are accurately produced in accordance with project/contract requirements. Provide the technical leadership of requirements management, design, implementation, system integration, verification, test, quality assurance, delivery, operations, and sustainment of the technical solution.
- Assist with development of technical proposals.
- Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards (36 CFR 61) for archaeology
- 12 or more years of experience working on cultural resource related projects
- Proficient in MS Office, ESRI ARC GIS, and a variety of other statistical programs.
- Professional Archaeologist license or certifications, such as Registered Professional Archaeologist or ability to be listed is required
- Minimum of five (5) years of experience supervising fieldwork is required
- Must demonstrate completion, at a principal investigator (PI) level, of a minimum of three or more substantial projects involving archaeological investigations resulting in preparation of final reports. Projects shall have had a National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) aspect.
- Prefer experience with the SHPO in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho for NHPA Section 106 compliance.
- The successful candidate will possess demonstrated leadership qualities to work with Program Managers, clients and teaming partners and a successful track record in developing and completing projects.
- Strong history working with State and Federal Clients including the US Army Corp of Engineers, Department of Defense and/or the Environmental Protection Agency.
- Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required
Position is subject to satisfactory completion of a background check, reference check. A valid driver’s license is also required for this position.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Travel Requirements: Moderate travel will be required (10-15%) domestic.
- Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bending or crouching; talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift/carry and/or move up to 25 pounds safely. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions and other elements prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
- EOE M/F/D/V/SO