Stantec Archaeologist in San Francisco, California
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Your role will include assisting staff with coordinating cultural resources fieldwork for various programs for a large utilities client including: archaeological survey, testing, evaluation, and construction monitoring, report and section writing, Department of Parks and Recreation 523 site record forms, as well as other tasks as assigned. Must demonstrate awareness for workplace safety; and be willing to work independently when conditions are appropriate or with limited supervision. You will work closely with Stantec's project managers, laboratory resources and environmental staff. This position will be based in our Walnut Creek, San Francisco or Sacramento office.
Your Key Responsibilities
Coordinating fieldwork and compliance documents for various utilities programs
Manage tasks and projects according to approved scopes of work, and deliver quality reports on schedule and within budget
Completing QA/QC on deliverables
Contribute to and lead business development activities, including proposals, pre-qualifications, and relationship building with clients and prospective clients
Coordinating with utilities Cultural Resource Specialists and Land Planners
Interact and interface with clients and environmental regulators
Contract document preparation, including detailed design drawings and specifications, and project permitting
Construction contract administration and site inspection services
Participate in Health, Safety and Environment (HSSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work
Assignments/projects are advanced in nature and require the application of mature knowledge
Responsible for planning and conducting assignments/ projects having broad scope for independent accomplishment and coordination of difficult tasks
Provide supervision, training, technical direction and mentoring to more junior staff
Review work of junior staff
Applies technical and business knowledge and methods to develop creative, effective, and economical solutions to address current and potential project issues
Conduct peer reviews of routine and moderately complex work by colleagues or more junior practitioners
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Proficient in and consistently demonstrates and promotes policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training (if applicable)
Strong skills in technical writing
Familiar with utilities Risk Assessments and risk matrix
Skilled in communications and technical information exchange with clients, engineers and scientists, government regulators and agencies, and academia, as well as non-technical communication to the public
Disciplined approach to project execution and technical excellence
Ability to provide written and verbal direction on project delivery
Shows leadership in striving to continuously improve technical performance
Ability to convey safety information to field staff
Experience with client based utilities systems such as MapGuide and Salesforce, amongst others
Drives collaborative efforts within the region and beyond to deliver consistent, high quality and appropriately scoped technical work
Ability to use field data collection equipment such as GPS, transit, and Total Station
At least five years of experience successfully executing technical aspects of medium to complex projects
Good driving record and valid driver’s license required
Education and Experience
Masters degree in Archaeology, or related field preferred. Minimum 5 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education (e.g., advanced degree) and experience. Experience in California preferred.
Ability to travel and conduct field work for extended periods of time of 1 weeks at a time.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Primary Location: United States-California-Walnut Creek
Other Locations: United States-California-Sacramento, United States-California-San Francisco
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Req ID: 200001I7