SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Senior Archaeologist/Cultural Resources Project Manager for our Pasadena, California office. The Senior Archaeologist/Project Manager is a core member of the Cultural Resources Program, responsible for managing client relationships, supervising staff, successfully winning and executing projects, and leading all aspects of project implementation. This is a regular, full-time, salaried position. This position is a wonderful career-growth opportunity for the right candidate to join SWCA’s expanding practice.
• Project implementation to include staffing, fieldwork, research, report writing, and Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) review.
• Manages state and federal agency permits for the Pasadena cultural resources program
• Maintain good working relationships with state and federal agency contacts and clients
• Nurtures and develops client relationships
• Supervises personnel in the field, office, and laboratory.
• Organizes and creates best practices and processes
• Collaborates with SWCA’s managers, directors, and principal investigators on technical and business development efforts throughout the company.
• Maintains SWCA’s high standard of scientific ethics and quality assurance and is motivated to identify and resolve problems in creative ways.
• Collaborates as part of an interdisciplinary environmental team.
• Assists in the continuing development of SWCA’s Cultural Resource Program and expands SWCA’s professional reputation in cultural resources consulting and research throughout California and beyond.
• Master’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, history, or a closely related field is required.
• Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in cultural resources management (CRM) on a variety of project types, sizes, regions, and agencies, with increasing levels of responsibility.
• Minimum of three (3) years of experience in CRM in a supervisory capacity, whether in the field or in the office.
• Experience managing CRM projects, including budgets, scheduling, and scopes of work.
• Meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in archaeology.
• Qualified for listing on the California statewide Bureau of Land Management permit as a principal investigator is required.
• Extensive experience with California archaeology, or similar cultural area.
• Experience working with major electric utilities clients in California.
• Demonstrated expertise in federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to the management of cultural resources (CEQA, NEPA, Section 106 of the NHPA)
• Has completed all aspects of a project, from pre-field tasks to final report preparation for a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.
• Excellent technical writing skills with a record of completing technical reports in a timely fashion.
• Has provided QA/QC review of field documents, site forms, and reports.
• Has led large crews and/or multiple crews on a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.
• Has worked on an interdisciplinary team of subject matter experts and planners.
• Has conducted and is interested in conducting marketing, business development, and proposal writing.
• Team-orientated attitude with strong leadership and mentoring skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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