Topic ID #35432 - posted 3/26/2015 2:52 AM

Principal Investigator/Scientist/Senior-Level - Buffalo, NY

Jennifer Palmer

Principal Investigator/Scientist/Senior-Level/Buffalo, NY/BL - 21200000039
Tetra Tech Inc. 
Buffalo, NY 
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 13,000 employees worldwide, 300 offices worldwide and $2.5 Billion in revenue in 2014, Tetra Tech’s capabilities span the entire project cycle. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer. 
We are searching for a Senior-Level Principal Investigator/Scientist for our Buffalo, NY office. The successful candidate will serve as a Cultural Resources Principal Investigator for projects involving archaeological resources, historic properties, and tribal resources; and assist in cultural/historic resources project/tasks management, technical quality management, and client/business development. Oversee and perform all aspects of cultural/historic resources projects and related tasks including field research and database searches, data collection and analysis, regulatory agency and tribal consultations, technical reports and management/mitigation plans, and personnel supervision and client interactions. Essential duties and responsibilities will include: 
• Design and implement testing strategies for all phases of Cultural Resources investigations. 
• Serve as primary author for Culture Resources Reports including FERC Resource Report # 4 and the Historic Properties sections of NEPA documents (EA, EIS). 
• Manage and/or coordinate projects with various internal project managers and external clients. 
• Assist the Director of Cultural Resources with the development of business plans and marketing efforts. 
• Prepare technical proposal and budgets for cultural resources investigations. 
The ideal candidate will have at a minimum a Master’s Degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Cultural Resources Management, Archeology, Anthropology or closely related field; a minimum of 10+ years of experience conducting and managing archeological investigations, including at least 5 years of general project management experience (responsibility for schedule and budget). Previous experience in Cultural Resources Management/consulting is preferred over a pure academic background. The candidate must have a strong understanding of the pre-contact and historic periods in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Eastern US; and experience with field-directing all phases of archaeological survey. The candidate must have an advanced understanding of the cultural/historic resource aspects of the NHPA, the NEPA, and other environmental laws, particularly those that are relevant to permitting of Oil and Gas projects. The candidate must be listed on the Register of Professional Archaeologists. In addition to the general education and experience requirements the candidate must have certain specific experience including preparing Resource Reports, and managing the Cultural Resources Tasks for project permitted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The candidate must have demonstrated the ability to carry archaeological investigations to completion in the states of New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, and other northeastern states. Candidate must also be able and available to travel and possess a valid drivers’ license in good standing. Knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft Windows/Office software, i.e. Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, required. 
For more information on our company, please visit our website at To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at 
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. 
Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. 
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies 
Job: Archaeology
Primary Location: US-NY-Buffalo
Organization: OGA_212
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 23, 2015, 10:34:16 AM
Job Closing Date: Ongoing
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