Topic ID #41466 - posted 9/3/2019 3:38 PM

SEARCH is looking for a Qualified Principal Investigator in the New Orleans Area


SEARCH is the largest archaeology and cultural resources management company in the world, and SEARCH2O is the largest underwater archaeology program. Specializing in mega infrastructure projects and emergency response on land and water, SEARCH delivers high capacity cultural resource services directly to every region in the US and globally. Since 1993, SEARCH has completed more than 3,500 projects across 44 US States and 37 countries spanning five continents and three oceans. Commercial and government customers in the Energy & Power, Defense, Federal, Transportation, and Development markets have selected SEARCH for more than $300M in Prime contracts and $2.3B in Team contracts. We specialize in the full spectrum of cultural services related to Archaeology, Maritime Archaeology, Architectural History, History, Archives, Collections Management, Museum Services, GIS, Documentary Media, and Public Affairs.

SEARCH has an immediate opening for a full-time Principal Investigator (Archaeology) to join our terrestrial division for multiple archaeological surveys and excavation projects based out of our New Orleans office.


  • Master's degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or a related field;
  • Minimum five years of supervisory experience encompassing time in the field, laboratory, and office;
  • Experience in cultural resource management and the preparation of deliverables for clients;
  • Experience with supervision of surveys and assessments from contract award to report submission;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage cultural resource studies in a timely and cost effective manner;
  • Demonstrated client management skills;
  • Superior technical writing skill set to produce high quality technical reports and to prepare acceptable proposals; and
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This position will be based out of the SEARCH NOLA office. 

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