Topic ID #42864 - posted 11/23/2020 4:14 PM

On Call Archaeologist (Cultural Resources Spec I)


WHO WE AREMichael Baker International is a leading provider of architectural, engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, environmental, construction and program management. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker’s more than 3,000 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the country. To learn more, visit

Our Cultural Resources Management practice, embedded under our Environmental Planning practice, performs a diverse array of cultural resources services for a wide spectrum of federal, state, and local agency clients, as well as private organizations. We provide archaeological and architectural history services that include California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental compliance projects. 

The primary functions of a Cultural Resources Specialist is to prepare proposals, conduct archaeological research, records searches, monitoring, survey, testing, data recovery, excavation, CEQA/NEPA/Section 106 technical report preparation and review, and CEQA/NEPA environmental document cultural and tribal cultural resources sections preparation. The position requires strong research and writing skills and working with MS Word and Adobe. Travel for field survey will be required throughout California.  

• Best candidate will have a Master’s Degree in Anthropology (or related field) and meet the Secretary of Interior Professional Qualification Standards for archeology
• 5+ years of experience in Cultural Resources Management field archaeology. 
• Knowledge of federal and state laws that apply to archaeology.
• Excellent analytical skills and exceptional technical writing ability. 
• Capable of working in both an office and field environment. 
• Able to communicate through all contemporary business mediums (i.e., email, telephone, video conferencing) 
•Attention to detail, organization, and ability to follow instructions. 
•A valid California driver’s license. 
•Ability to travel throughout California. 
•Candidate can office out of any of our offices in southern California

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.

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