Topic ID #39370 - posted 4/9/2018 9:32 AM

On-call Archaeologist - Sacramento/Bay Area, California

Michael Baker Intl

Michael Baker International is a global leader in Engineering, Architecture and Consulting professionals dedicated to developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world’s infrastructure and environmental challenges. Supported by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, Green Infrastructure, security management and intelligence solutions.


Michael Baker International’s civil engineering professionals manage and staff active projects in over 40 countries on five continents. Services are provided for a broad range of projects and capabilities, including highways, airports, bridges, rail and transit systems, government and commercial facilities, water and wastewater infrastructure, oil and gas infrastructure, and commercial/urban development. Our fields of expertise span all areas of civil engineering and include an extensive variety of specialty disciplines, such as environmental compliance and restoration, coastal engineering, urban development, and mining.


The primary functions of the on-call Cultural Resources Specialist opportunity are to conduct archaeological and paleontological fieldwork including: monitoring, survey, testing, data recovery.  If you don’t have a background in Paleontology but are otherwise qualified, we encourage you to apply. 

•The majority of your day would be spent in the field conducting archaeological and paleontological fieldwork including: monitoring, survey and excavation as well as perform/analyze records searches, complete background research, and write up results. 


•You’ll have earned a Master’s Degree in Anthropology (or related field) and be cross trained in Paleontology. Or you’ll have earned a Master’s Degree in Paleontology and be cross trained in Archaeology.

•You’ll carry 5+ years of experience in Cultural Resources Management field archaeology/paleontology.

•Knowledge of federal and state laws that apply to archaeology and paleontology.

•You should be capable of working in either an office or field environment, as needed. 

•Able to communicate through all contemporary business mediums (i.e., email, telephone, video conferencing)

•Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions. 

•Ideal candidates will meet the Secretary of Interior Professional Qualification Standards for archaeology 

•A valid California driver’s license.

•This position is on call. 

•Ability to travel throughout California. Candidate will report to Rancho Cordova but will be located in the Sacramento area or the Bay Area. 


Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. 

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

Apply for the on-call Nonexempt Cultural Resources Specialist I - (180849) position here:



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