Topic ID #36720 - posted 2/8/2016 2:58 PM

Burns & McDonnell is looking for a Principal Investigator in Austin,Texas

John Fulmer

Burns & McDonnell is seeking an archaeological Principal Investigator for our rapidly-growing office in Austin, Texas. 

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have an MA or MS in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a closely related field
  • Have 5+ years of supervisory experience on archeological projects
  • Meet the definition of a Principal Investigator in the Texas Administrative Code (Title 13, Part2, Chapter 26, Rule 26.5)
  • Have familiarity with the Antiquities Code of Texas
  • Have familiarity with the National Historic Preservation Act and requirements of other Federal regulatory agencies such as the USACE, DOE, EPA, etc.
  • Be oriented towards business development
  • Have experience with the Transportation, Renewable Energy, and Electric Transmission industries
  • Be TxDOT pre-certified

Other desirable qualifications include:

  • Project and staff management experience
  • Proposal experience
  • Project scoping and cost estimating experience
  • Experience managing field crews on surveys, testing, and data recovery projects
  • An ability to interact in a positive and professional manner with clients
  • Strong working relationship with regulatory agencies, particularly SHPO and USACE


Master's degree in archeology or related science field.  5+ years applicable experience. Excellent written & verbal communication skills.  Proficient computer skills. Project management skills.  Technical specialty.





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