Job Posting Request - Percheron Environmental - Project Archaeologist

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Project Archaeologist

Percheron is seeking applicants for a talented Project Archaeologist to support our Environmental Services department. To be considered please proceed to our website at, go through our careers section to Requisition #152 “Project Archaeologist” to place your application for consideration.

Percheron serves the public and private sectors in obtaining environmental permits for capital construction projects as well as assisting project proponents with overall environmental compliance during construction and following in-­‐service. Percheron focuses on conducting resource surveys to support obtaining permits and clearances from environmental resource and government agencies. Percheron specializes in natural and cultural resource compliance.

Percheron provides flexibility to work remotely.

Key Responsibilities
Participate in all aspects of archaeological projects, fieldwork, and deliverables.
Processing of post-­‐field data, including completing archaeological site forms and historic structure forms; development of map figures, data tables, and illustrations for technical reports.
Analyze cultural materials and supervise subcontractors and specialized analyses of cultural materials, as necessary.
Ensure that archaeological collections are processed, cataloged, analyzed, and curated according to the specifications of the research design and the guidelines of the curation facility where collections will ultimately be housed.
Evaluate the significance of archaeological sites and historic structures, objects, and districts in terms of their eligibility for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and for listing on applicable state registers.
Participate in technical reports, research designs, cultural resources management plans, and other technical documents.
Foster and maintain good working relationships with state and federal agency staff, tribes, private sector clients, and other industry professionals.

Experience and Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field is required.
A minimum of three to five (3-­‐5) years of experience in cultural resources management fieldwork and report completion.
Meets Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology/Registration as a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA)..
Ability to obtain Antiquities Permits from the Texas Historical Commission for projects conducted under the Antiquities Code of Texas as well as other state permitting requirements.
Prior experience in cultural resources management projects conducted for regulatory compliance purposes.
Familiarity with laboratory methods, procedures, and protocols for processing collections of archaeological materials (e.g., artifacts, bulk collections) and project records (e.g., field paperwork, photographs, artifact catalogs) for permanent curation at approved curation facilities and ability to oversee laboratory staff to complete curation projects.
Experience in Texas and surrounding states related to cultural resources, inventory, significance testing, and data recovery.
Demonstrated business development success and consulting acumen, including substantial established credibility with federal and state reviewing agencies and clients, as well as success in proposal writing.
Demonstrated expertise in federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to the management of cultural resources.
Ability to work unsupervised, functioning as an effective, self-­‐motivated, and highly capable individual.
Familiarity with GPS devices and digital data collection.
Team-­‐orientated attitude with strong leadership and mentoring skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Current valid Driver’s License required.
Must be able to travel to field locations and conduct fieldwork in varied terrain for extended periods of time in varying weather conditions.

Working conditions
50% office environment; 50% field environment
Ability to drive personal auto to and from client and/or landowner locations is required.
Ability to travel up to 50% per year, as directed by Region/General Manager or client request

Percheron provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Percheron complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Josh Gaddis
Recruiting Manager | Percheron
1904 West Grand Parkway N., Suite 200
Katy, TX 77449
o. 832-300-6400 | d. 832.300.6419| c. 713-859-4756

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