Marine Project Archaeologist

Tallahassee, FL
14 Jul 2020
15 Jul 2020
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
United States of America - Maryland, Germantown

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Marine Project Archaeologist. The Marine Project Archaeologist will provide support to cultural resource projects throughout the United States and potentially international work, as available. The Marine Project Archaeologist will have extensive knowledge of field data collection techniques, implement marine archaeological monitoring, inventory, evaluation, and data recovery efforts, analyze marine remote sensing data and maritime archaeological data, and prepare compliance reports.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist in the scoping of archaeological projects and utilize GIS, site records, and other data sources to identify locations where sites can occur.
  • Keep records and maintain the relevant State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) documentation pertaining to cultural resources.
  • Provides regulatory compliance support for Federal, state, municipal, and commercial clients.
  • Serves as a Field Director and have experience in directing field crews under the guidance of the Principal Investigator including scheduling work and making individual or team work assignments and leading the instruction of others in the use of equipment, technology, and field methods.
  • Supports all phases of archaeological investigation and regulatory compliance.
  • Collects information and makes judgments through observation, interviews, and the review of documents.
  • Writes archaeological reports and/or prepare archaeological site forms and in making decisions about project alternatives, NRHP evaluations, and assessing effects on historic properties.
  • Works with technical field, lab and office staff, managers and administrative staff to ensure that projects meet AECOM quality standards
  • Performs manual labor including diving.
  • Has ability to perform bending, kneeling, standing, and lifting and carrying objects weighing 50 lbs. and have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, including prolonged walking or standing on various terrain or marine vessels in a wide range of weather conditions.

Minimum Requirements
  • BA/BS + 2 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications
  • Meets the Secretary of the Interior Professional Qualification Standards for Archeology.
  • Minimum two years of field experience.
  • Demonstrated use of Hypack software and associated data analysis modules
  • Demonstrated use of Sonar Wiz software and associated data analysis modules
  • Demonstrated use of QINSy software and associated data analysis modules
  • Demonstrated use of with SeiSee Seismic analysis software
  • Demonstrated experience using GPS units, Total Stations, GIS (e.g., ESRI products), and graphical illustration software (e.g., Adobe).
  • Competent with the interpretation of sub-bottom and shallow seismic data interpretation for identification of potential inundated prehistoric geomorphic features
  • Demonstrated experience writing technical reports and papers and familiarity with BOEM report requirements
  • Have a strong understanding of Federal and State legal framework as related to CRM practices, and
  • AAUS Scientific Diver

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 238585BR

Additional Locations US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Tallahassee, FL - 1625 Summit Lake Drive

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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