Marron and Associates is hiring a Principal Investigator


Marron and Associates, an NV 5 Company is looking to hire a Principal Investigator in their Albuquerque, NM office. Below is the job description. Please send your CV, references, a cover letter, and salary request to 
Toni Goar at tgoar@.... No phone calls please. Thanks!


Cultural Resource Principal Investigator Position


Must be thoroughly familiar with Section 106 compliance requirements and knowledge of New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC) relating to cultural resources.  Responsible for problem solving, and communicating with Program Manager and/or the Client as appropriate.  Must have excellent writing and communication skills.  Ability to direct archaeological field and laboratory studies and to ensure a safety procedures are followed and implemented.  Ensures work adheres to city, state and federal laws, guidelines, policies and procedures as well as guidelines and EEO/affirmative action policies.  This position is under general supervision of the Program Manager.  Will be responsible for managing all aspects of archaeology projects and tasks including supervision of personnel as well as meeting budgets and schedules.


The following duties and responsibilities are included for this position:

  • Conduct archival searches, surveys, monitoring, testing, and data recovery activities.
  • Author and/or contribute to reports and oversee report accuracy.   
  • Instruct field personnel on methods of inventory and provide verbal and written instructions as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards, and guidelines. 
  • Experience with GPS devices with knowledge of GIS software and land surveying equipment.
  • Remain current on historic/prehistoric research in the region. 
  • Remain current with educational and permitting requirements.
  • Interface with clients, including attending project team or scoping meetings as needed.  Able to effectively discuss all aspects of a cultural resource project including regulatory requirements, methodology, findings, research questions, and results etc. to non-specialist clients and the public.
  • Travel with the expectation of extended time in the field.
  • Manage or be involved in multiple projects simultaneously and keep schedules and budgets.
  • Physical ability to conduct extensive fieldwork in extreme weather. 
  • Strong communication skills.


Education and Experience

  • Must hold a graduate degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field.
  • At least eight years of experience in fieldwork and report completion.
  • At least five years of experience supervising and providing leadership for other professionals, as well as scheduling and budgeting of projects.
  • Must be permittable for State of New Mexico and hold or be able to obtain other permits including BIA, National Forests, BLM areas, and Navajo Nation. Permitted as a NM state historian, a plus.


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