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Stantec Senior Archaeologist Project Manager in THOUSAND OAKS, California

Senior Archaeologist Project Manager - ( 220002EH )


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Your Opportunity

Stantec's Environmental Services Practice is seeking an experienced Senior Archaeologist to serve as Project Manager to support our cultural resources and paleontology resources teams. The location of the position is flexible within Southern California, will be based out of your choice of offices and provides for remote work-from-home office, or flexible in-office/home-office workplace setting. The Senior Archaeologist Project Manager is a key team member of Southern California’s Cultural and Paleontology Technical Resources Group, supporting both disciplines, and is instrumental to our growing diverse team of archaeologists, architectural historians, paleontologists, and historians.

This is a regular, full-time, salaried position, and Stantec offers competitive pay, and a diverse benefit package (i.e., health/dental/vision/life/pet insurance, 401(k) retirement plans, employee stock option plan, vacation and sick leave, tuition assistance) and a robust internal training and mentoring platform to help you chart your own career trajectory. At Stantec, our company philosophies are We put people first , We do what is right , We are better together , and We are driven to succeed . Opportunities are limitless within our global company of more than 25,000 staff associated with over 400 office locations across 6 continents.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Oversight and execution of interdisciplinary cultural/paleontology resource projects (large and small)

  • Identify team members for the projects you lead

  • Lead your team members towards the successful execution of projects from proposal-win to project close-out.

  • Manage projects, expectations, and budgets

  • Provide accurate and timely project billing and invoicing

  • Engage, collaborate, and coordinate with, and retain our clients

  • Facilitate compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, for various agencies

  • Collaborate with your peers, subcontractors, other project managers, and discipline leads, and within multi-discipline project teams

  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with federal, state, and tribal agencies

  • Native American consultation support

  • Contribute to drafting proposal and budgets

  • Provide quality assurance/quality control review of deliverables

  • Travel may be required for this role


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of environmental policy and regulation (i.e., NEPA, NHPA, Section 1106, Section 110, ARPA, PRPA)

  • Deep understanding of California prehistory and history and/or paleontology and geology

  • Experience with all aspects of cultural resource management (survey, excavation, data recovery, lab analysis, research)

  • Strong professional technical writing, problem solving, and communication skills

  • Demonstrate leadership in striving to continuously improve technical performance

  • Champions new ideas and initiatives and creates an environment that supports creativity and innovation

  • Self-awareness of technical and/or professional abilities and the ability to determine when assistance from Subject Matter Experts is needed

  • Ability to follow written and verbal direction on project delivery

  • Ability to convey safety information to field staff

  • Ability to use field data collection equipment such as GPS and Environment Systems Research Institute (ESRI) Collector and Survey 1-2-3

  • Geographic Information System (GIS) and/or archaeological remote sensing experience preferred, but not required

  • Good driving record and valid driver’s license required.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of eight years of experience in the role of Principal Investigator

  • Minimum of three years of experience managing projects, staff, budgets, clients, invoicing on project ranging from large to small, high-volume, fast-paced, multiple business sectors, industries, regions

  • Archaeology Applicants

    • Graduate degree (Master’s or Doctorate)
    • Meet the qualifications as described in the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archeology and Historic Preservation (48 FR §44716)
    • Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) or qualifications that meet requirements to become a RPA
    • Permitted/permittable for conducting investigations on federal, state, and tribal land

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. Willingness to travel for project work and business development opportunities.

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.

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-Thousand Oaks

Job : Archaeologist Management

Organization : BC-1858 Environmental Services-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 30, 2022, 9:25:19 AM

Req ID: 220002EH

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