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Archaeological Field Director in Sacramento, CA at Cardno USA Inc

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Cardno is seeking an Archaeological Field Lead to join our cultural resources group consisting of archaeologists, architectural historians, historians, and planners. Our group works with a multidisciplinary team of accomplished biologists, hydrologists, geologists, engineers, and planners on a variety of projects based out of our Sacramento office in the western United States. The position will primarily consist of work in the southern and eastern Sierra Nevada regions and watersheds.

Responsibilities include conducting background research, directing archaeological fieldwork, completing analysis, making determinations of eligibility, resource recommendations and report preparation, as well as coordinating with other Cardno staff to ensure the quality of data, fieldwork, and paperwork.

Qualified applicants should exhibit good leadership qualities, strong technical skills, good communication skills, and feel comfortable making technical decisions in the field.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

> Master’s degree in Anthropology or closely related field preferred. Bachelor’s degree plus substantial experience may be considered for highly qualified applicants.
> Meet Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards as an Archaeologist
> Minimum 2 years’ experience preferred
> Knowledge and experience working with Section 106 of National Historic Preservation Act; NEPA experience is
a plus, as is FERC or USACE project experience
> Experience writing and producing technical reports for SHPO or other agency review
> Very comfortable using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as Adobe Acrobat
> Working knowledge of GIS
> Experience with a Trimble and associated software and submeter GPS
> Strong field supervisory skills and experience with both small and large crews
> Ability to complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas and/or hot and dry climates, including walking,
hiking, carrying loads up to 50 pounds, and digging
> Frequent out-of-town travel, potentially for extended periods of time

Desired Qualifications:

> Prefer functional to advanced GIS skills
> Prefer specialization in California and or Great Basin Archaeology
> Prefer specialization in FERC License compliance and/ or Utility experience



• Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.


Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.


We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. EEO/AA/M/F/V/D





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