BRIC, LLC. is seeking a Principal Investigator (PI) to join our team of professionals working in a variety of service lines including Federal, Forestry, Utilities, Water, Renewable Energy, Transportation, and Community and Urban Planning. This position is full-time, regular status, and salaried exempt. You will be responsible for providing overall management of projects and associates within the cultural resources program or client programs.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
The PI is responsible for all aspects of fieldwork, report content, and preparation of National Register of Historic Places evaluations, preliminary evaluations of project effects, and cultural resource management recommendations. The PI is also responsible for managing the Cultural Resources group’s direction and business development activities. The successful candidate will spearhead the development of new projects and client relationships, service existing clients, and drive the success of business in New Mexico and surrounding states. The successful candidate will also work alongside our existing Principals and other senior staff members to successfully navigate a variety of federal, state, and municipal ordinances for our clients.
Key Duties to Include:
Timely and cost-effective project implementation and completion of projects.
Development and tracking of project proposals including costs and schedules.
Coordinate with Principals and Program Managers across service lines to coordinate multi-service line projects, problem solve, and develop projects and work.
Work on multidisciplinary teams for successful project execution.
Develop resource specific recommendations for the management of cultural resources using the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and other applicable criteria.
Coordinate with clients, agencies, stakeholder communities including local Native American groups, BRIC peers, subcontractors, and vendors.
Maintain quality assurance/quality control of various cultural resource work products which support NEPA compliance for various agencies.
Assist Senior Managers and BRIC Leadership to identify new markets and clients.
Job Requirements (Education/Skills/Experience):
A degree in anthropology or archaeology with five (5) years of professional experience researching and evaluating aboveground cultural resources within the CRM environment.
Meets or exceeds the qualifications detailed in 36 CFR part 61, for Archeology
Holds or can hold permits in the southwest region with the state of NM, Forest Service, BLM and Navajo Nation. Evidence of having obtained permits or currently having permits preferred.
Expertise in historical and prehistoric archaeology and the application of NHRP criteria.
Understanding of U.S. historic preservation and cultural resource management laws and requirements, especially Section 106 of the NHPA.
Basic understanding of GIS applications as they relate to CRM.
Strong technical writing skills
Ability to plan and execute work within budget and schedule.
Strong work ethic, demonstrated leadership ability, effective communication skills, and ability to manage multiple projects.
Must be able to pass a standard background check.
M.S. in anthropology or archaeology
8 years or more of professional experience researching and evaluating aboveground cultural resources within the CRM environment.
Three (3) years of supervisory and/or project management experience in the CRM environment.
Experience working with local Native American groups
Experience with historical built environment resources
Experience working with U.S. federal agencies
Experience with Tribal Consultations and MOAs
Proficiency using ESRI GIS software and data management as applied to CRM projects.
Proficiency creating graphics for reports.
Ability to hold Burial Permit with State of New Mexico
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or for inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing information about compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Job Experience Length (in years)
Five (5) years of professional experience researching and evaluating aboveground cultural resources within the CRM environment.