Topic ID #37071 - posted 5/31/2016 3:45 AM

Senior Historical Archaeologist - Australia

Jennifer Palmer

30 May 2016
Location: Sydney  CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work type: Full Time
Classification: Engineering  Environmental Engineering

Senior Historical Archaeologist

Why Choose AECOM

With nearly 85,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world following the acquisition of URS, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm. AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings.  A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM had revenue of approximately $18 billion during fiscal year 2015.

About the Role

AECOM currently has an opportunity for a Senior Historical Archaeologist in our Sydney based heritage team.

AECOM has a multidisciplinary team of dedicated heritage specialists located across Australia with experience in both Aboriginal and historical archaeology. Our team of heritage specialists offer clients expertise in heritage assessments, impact assessments and permitting, excavation and community consultation.

We are seeking a motivated professional with a strong client focus, excellent communication skills and the ability to deliver technical excellence to join our Sydney heritage team. Key responsibilities would include:

Undertaking historical heritage assessments, preparing statements of heritage impact, research designs and conservation management plans
Undertaking archaeological survey and excavation
Conducting field activities independently, within a team, and in remote areas
Preparing permit applications (e.g., Section 57/60/140 applications)
Providing specialist technical advice on heritage management to clients
Liaise and develop positive relationships with clients and other stakeholders.

Key requirements for the role include:

Appropriate tertiary qualifications in archaeology or similar field
Minimum 3 years' experience in historical archaeology
Experience as an excavation director
Demonstrated experience obtaining permits under the NSW Heritage Act
Excellent writing and communication skills
Demonstrated time management and organisation skills
Current C class drivers licence

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work in a professional team of heritage specialists who are focused on delivering high quality work and engagement with the sider archaeological community. With AECOM's broad range of industry specialists, you will be exposed to a diverse range of project types around the country and across a number of industries. AECOM provides opportunities for career development and wholly supports employee growth.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can maximize your innovative thinking and collaborate with a diverse range of highly intelligent and talented people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, transformational, and iconic projects around the world.

We're an Equal Opportunity Employer and we've committed to creating a culture that embraces flexibility for all team members. The diversity of our people, areas of practice and the markets we operate in is what truly makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

We're committed to having a flexible and diverse workforce to maximise client service and delivery. Standard start and finish times, days and location of work can be selected to suit you and your client's needs.  We encourage both full and part-time applicants to apply.


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