The appropriately qualified candidate will have the following core competencies and required experience:
This position requires a technical graduate degree (MA, MS, or PhD) in Archaeology, Anthropology, Historic Resources, Cultural Resources Management or other closely related field. This level may be achieved by technical professionals or technical managers with 12+ years of experience, with at least three of these years in positions with project management and supervisory responsibilities.
• Candidates must have supervisory experience leading field investigations and conducting general cultural resources project management.
• Candidates must have knowledge or experience with archaeological investigations, surveys, testing, monitoring, and mitigation; historic resource surveys; historic building and structures inventories; historical and archival research; cemetery investigations, and cultural resource management services.
• Candidates must meet the Secretary of the Interior's professional qualification standards and must qualify as a Principal Investigator on federal, state, and local cultural resource permits.
• Candidates must have demonstrated knowledge and experience with National Historic Preservation Act regulations (including Section 106) and other federal, state, and local regulatory requirements pertinent to cultural resources.
• Candidates must have experience coordinating with SHPOs, THPOs, federal and state agency representatives, and land owners/managers regarding cultural resources.
• Candidates must have experience managing or overseeing cultural resource laboratory facilities and curation activities.
• Excellent technical and interpersonal skills required.
• Proven ability to manage individuals and teams, provide leadership, and conduct management of technical projects.
• Candidates must have business skills and vision, excellent verbal and written communication, and be able to represent the firm effectively to clients, key public officials, regulatory agencies, professional organizations, and the community in general.
• To support our personnel, projects, and clients in Texas, it is highly desirable that candidates have experience working with THC and have or are able to obtain TxDOT pre-certifications relevant to cultural resources investigations and management.
• Similar to the above, comparable qualifications and certifications to support personnel, projects, and clients in other geographies are also desired, including but not limited to Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Virginia, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and California.
• It is desirable that candidates have experience with NEPA studies including Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Assessments (EIS/EAs).
• Experience with clients and sectors that align well to multiple Atkins' business units and service lines is preferable. Relevant sectors include but are not limited to transportation; energy; water resources; ports; coastal restoration; local, state, and federal government; commercial and industrial development; etc.
Professional registration or certifications pertinent to cultural resources are desirable, e.g. RPA, DOT pre-certifications, etc.
Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.