Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. (Sr. Archaeologist) - Dallas, TX



Partner Engineering & Science, Inc. is seeking to hire a full-time Senior Archaeologist in our Plano or Dallas, TX offices to assist with various types of cultural resource projects. As a Senior Archaeologist, you will lead and participate in research, fieldwork, analysis, and preparation of technical reports and environmental documents. Duties will include conducting and/or directing background research, survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, construction monitoring, laboratory work, report preparation as well as other tasks.

Essential Duties and Tasks

  • Manage field investigations, field surveys and project studies for the presence of cultural resources. This includes conducting archaeological test pits/excavations, artifact identification, and other various project related activities.
  • Create pre-field work research, as well composing a complete and well written report of the survey and findings, according to state standards for Section 106
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds


  • Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field (must meet the Secretary of the Interior qualifications for archaeology)
  • At least 2 years of experience in CRM work (i.e. “crew chief” or higher) but will consider others SOI qualified
  • Experience with Section 106 and NEPA compliance documentation and procedures
  • Experience identifying and recording prehistoric resources in Texas, (site documentation, including feature/artifact identification and analyses; performing shovel test pits (STPs); site descriptions; photographs; and mapping).
  • Must be able to travel and perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (e.g., rugged terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures).
  • Must have good organizational skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks.
  • Proficient experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook


  • Must be able to read, write, speak & comprehend English
  • Must be able to communicate clearly in person and over the telephone
  • Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screen
  • Requires frequent bending, reaching, standing, walking, sitting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout the work shift
  • Requires the ability to climb a ladder

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