Topic ID #38102 - posted 2/23/2017 12:42 PM

Archaeologist (On-Call) Riverside, CA - Amec Foster Wheeler

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure currently has two positions available for an On-call Archaeologist in our Riverside, California office. A Bachelor’s degree in anthropology or related field is required, and at least 1 year of field experience with cultural resources services. Applicant must have a working knowledge of prehistoric and/or historical archaeology and the built environment in California, and experience with state and federal cultural resources laws and regulations, especially the National Historic Preservation Act and California Environmental Quality Act.


Key Responsibilities  

  • Undertake field investigations (e.g., intensive pedestrian survey and subsurface testing)
  • Conduct construction monitoring
  • Prepare clear and accurate field notes
  • Hike several miles over uneven terrain each day and dig shovel test probes by hand and shovel
  • Use GPS locating equipment

Skills / Qualifications

  • B.S. or B.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience in Cultural Resource Management work
  • Strong understanding of federal, state and local environmental regulations including NEPA, CEQA and Section 106 of the NHPA.
  • Specialization in remote sensing, GIS, lithics, historic architecture, or historic material culture
  • Knowledge and understanding of the regional cultural histories of California
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willing to travel
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

    To Apply: Apply on our website at the following link


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