Planners and Scientists
# of Positions: 1
Company Req ID: JR111461
Twin Cairns Req ID: 202414196
Field School Required: Yes
Location: United States, UT
FLSA Status: Exempt, Salary
Reports To: Regional Manager
Job Type: Full-Time, Regular
Compensation: $75,000 – $95,000 per year based on experience
Benefits: Full-Time benefits eligible
Travel costs to and from field projects will be provided or reimbursed when fieldwork is necessary. Field project opportunities generally range from single-day projects to multiple 5-, 7-, or 10-day field sessions, depending on the size and needs of the project.
Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the United States with our Corporate Office based in Mesa, AZ and offices in Ferndale, and Santa Rosa, California; Cedar City and Draper, Utah; and Rawlins, Wyoming.
We are a steadily growing company with telecommuting opportunities employing over 200 employees throughout the United States. Our highly successful team of environmental planners, biologists and archaeologists provides environmental planning, permitting, and compliance as well as infrastructure siting, Class I and Class III studies, Historic Property Treatment Plans, and environmental construction management and monitoring. We offer our employees development opportunities, competitive wages, and benefits.
JOB SUMMARY: As a Senior Archaeologist/Project Director, this employee will coordinate and manage a variety of archaeology projects within the Great Basin Region, as well as manage the cultural resources program within the Great Basin.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions:
Serve as a Principal Investigator/Project Director for the project
Conduct Class III (intensive pedestrian) cultural resources inventory
Independently document archaeological sites and IOs/IFs
Evaluate resources for NRHP-eligibility
Survey an average of 50 acres/8 miles per day and carry personal health and safety equipment (i.e., personal water, sunscreen, etc.) when surveying
Ability to work in moderate weather conditions (fluctuating temperatures and inclement weather, including rain and snow)
Ability to perform work duties independently and efficiently, while working in a team setting
Ability to follow instruction and to make adjustments when provided feedback
Proficient in prehistoric and/or historic archaeology in the Great Basin
Proficient in documenting archaeological sites and IOs/IFs in the Great Basin
Support, actively participate, and act in accordance with Wright’s and Transcon Environmental’ s culture of safety and employee ownership.
Comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations; maintains knowledge of and follows all company policies and procedures.
Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work and meetings.
OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Position may require some outside travel.
Completed coursework leading to a degree in archaeology, anthropology, or related field:
Field Director / Project Archaeologist – bachelor’s degree, completion of a field school, 2 years of professional experience, and is permitted or qualified for agency permitting based on the SOI Professional Qualification Standards.
Principal Investigator – graduate degree, completion of a field school, 2 years professional experience as a Field Director, and is permitted or qualified for agency permitting based on the SOI Professional Qualification Standards.
Ability to read, write and speak English sufficient to perform job duties and to interact and communicate with employees and vendors
Proficiency in using tablets (Apple iPad or Samsung Galaxy) to document cultural resources.
Proficiency with sub-meter GPS receiver.
Proficiency with ArcGIS Field Maps and Survey123 applications (for phone or tablet).
Permitted or permittable on BLM lands in the Great Basin (Principal Investigator).
Previous NHPA, NEPA, FERC, and/or other cultural or environmental trainings.
Strong writing and editing skills.
Authored a master’s degree thesis.
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Job Experience Length (in years)
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Driving Licence Required?
Access to Reliable Vehicle?
Permitted or qualified for agency permitting based on the SOI Professional Qualification Standards.
Anticipated Start Date