Topic ID #37361 - posted 9/14/2016 9:33 AM

Senior Archaeologist (Atlanta)


ERM is seeking a Senior Archaeologist with experience in at least four of the following geographical areas: Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Midwest, Mid-South, Great Plains, and Southwest. This individual will be responsible for directing and coordinating large complex projects primarily associated with energy-related capital development and compliance initiatives, including midstream oil and gas pipelines and electric transmission lines. These projects are often fast-paced, multi-faceted, and geographically diverse. They require task management skills and a thorough understanding of regulatory, public outreach, engineering, and right-of-way issues.

The position requires that the individual be permanently based out of our Duluth, GA, office. Duluth is a suburb of Atlanta.



·        Produce cost estimates, write proposals, and work closely with the ERM proposal team on Request for Proposals (RFP’s).

·        Work with ERM project managers and clients to coordinate project-related tasks and provide guidance on tactical, strategic, and regulatory issues for the duration of the project.

·        Participate in agency consultations, client contacts, and site visits; and participate in project management responsibilities, monthly progress reports, for example.

·        Assist with the development of project plans and schedules.

·        Work with ERM field coordinators to mobilize and organize field crews, monitor fieldwork progress, and adjust the field crew size and location according to project needs.

·        Work with the Lab Director to organize artifact analysis needs and schedule.

·        Senior report author and responsible for delegating report components to the relevant staff.

·        Project work will involve travel (up to approximately 30 percent of the time) for field work, site visits, environmental training, project team meetings, and/or agency meetings.  


·        Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, or related field.

·        7 years of experience as a Field Director with at least three (3) of those years serving as Principal Investigator.

·        Meet the Secretary of the Interior Standards (36 CFR 61) in archaeology, and should have demonstrated skills in CRM, including supervisory experience on Phase I, II and III projects.

·        Direct experience working with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and multiple State Historic Preservation Offices on projects involving Section 106 and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) consultations and compliance.

·        Extensive experience supervising multi-state pipeline and other linear projects.

·        Thorough working knowledge of GPS technology, GIS, and related programs such as ArcMap, TerraSync, and Pathfinder Office.

·        Thorough working knowledge of MS Office Suite software programs.

·        Strong oral and written communication skills, detailed oriented, and recognized organizational abilities.

·        Self-motivated, quick learning, and flexible with a common-sense approach to conducting business and workload management.


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Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a pre-interview questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!


Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 5,000 people who work on projects around the world. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. Over the past three years we have worked for more than 50 percent of the Global Fortune 500 delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.

For over 40 years we have been working with clients around the world, in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. These sectors face critical sustainability challenges. Our clients in these sectors and many other areas rely on our ability to assist them to improve sustainability, which fosters a positive impact on our planet.

Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.

ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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