Topic ID #35552 - posted 4/9/2015 2:32 AM

Archaeologist III - Principal Investigator - Bismarck, ND

Jennifer Palmer

POSITION: Archaeologist III – Principal Investigator
LOCATION: Bismarck, ND
STATUS: Full-Time
Since 1938, KLJ has focused on innovative solutions for local, regional and national infrastructure projects. Our expertise provides knowledgeable, experienced support for engineering, planning and surveying projects of all sizes. Our integrated practice allows us to envision, plan, engineer and build infrastructure from start to finish for clients around the country.
KLJ is committed to our employees and clients. We help achieve personal and professional growth while delivering innovative and practical solutions to our communities.
As a civic leader, KLJ supports the communities we serve through sponsorships, participation in charity events, corporate matching for employee charitable contributions and strong support of employee volunteerism.
KLJ is a subsidiary of KLJ Solutions. We are a 100 percent employee-owned company that offers competitive compensation and benefits including various insurance options, 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program opportunities.
Position Purpose
Provide cultural resource management services for KLJ projects in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner.
Essential Functions
·         Lead client and project work for the specific service sector, including multiple workgroups designed to deliver the work required within scope, schedule and budget
·         Overall strategies for the service sector including but not limited to sales, marketing, client relations, and revenue
·         Responsible for the service sector financials and quality goals
·         Market to existing or potential clients and obtain work for the firm
·         Participate in and facilitate meetings with stakeholders and clients
·         Lead staff within service sector
·         Provide direction, review, and support to the group by leading projects; assuring proper practices and techniques
·         Instruct, train, and mentor group members and support staff
·         Utilize effective written and oral communication
·         May be a project or client manager on designated projects
·         May begin coordination of business development and marketing strategy and obtain work
·         May assist with response to RFPs (request for proposals) and lead interviews
·         Assist with project scope, estimates, and contracts
·         May prepare forecast of workload for assigned staff and closely monitor backlog
·         May have supervisory responsibilities for group members and support staff including hiring, promoting, terminations, performance reviews, and training
·         A Masters degree in anthropology, archaeology, history or a related field and 4 or more years of experience is required
·         A RPA is required
·         Secretary of the Interior qualified
·         Must have a valid drivers license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
·         Regional experience is highly desired
·         GIS background is preferred
·         Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite are highly desired
·         Supervisory and project management experience is preferred
Hours and Travel
This position requires the individual work 40 or more hours per week with 40% of the time spent in the field and 60% in the office.
Physical Requirements
The physical demands described represent 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.
The employee is regularly required to:
·         Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
·         Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
·         Talk or hear and communicate clearly
The employee must:
·         Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to ten miles per day
·         Frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
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