Job Announcement - FT Archaeologist Wanted

Therese Baer

Dear ShovelBums -

Baer Engineering & Environmental Consulting, Inc. has an open position for a full-time archaeologist to reside in our Austin office. 

Project Archaeologist Needed for Environmental Firm in Austin

Baer Engineering & Environmental Consulting, Inc. is looking for a highly-motivated, self-reliant, and talented Project Archaeologist to join our team. Founded in 1992, Baer Engineering has an excellent reputation for employee and client satisfaction, and dedication to high-quality deliverables.

Our interdisciplinary engineers, geologists, biologists, archaeologists, environmental scientists, and industrial hygiene professionals work on a wide array of interrelated projects including, but not limited to, assessing archaeological impacts of proposed designs for transportation, utility, and development projects.

Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


Ø Budget execution and time management on both archaeological survey and excavation projects in Texas, and the Southwestern and/or Southeastern United States

Ø Mapping, field navigation, recordkeeping, budget analysis, and conducting record reviews and background research on cultural resource management projects

Ø Curation of archeological materials and records

Ø Understanding and application of the Antiquities Code of Texas, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act to project execution and successful completion

Position may involve:

Ø Hiking long distances in natural areas or working in a construction zone

Ø Supervising a crew of up to 4 field technicians

Ø Standing, sitting, kneeling for extended periods, and lifting up to 30 lbs 

Ø Travel (possibly up to 50% of the time)


A Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely-related field, with at least four years* of experience

* A graduate degree in anthropology, archaeology, or closely-related field may be substituted for two years of field supervisor experience.



Ø Excellent writing skills with the ability to produce technical reports in both letter and full report format

Ø Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of applications

Ø Proficiency in ArcGIS a plus

Ø Valid state driver’s license with good driving record


Interested candidates should send a resume listing your education and previous CRM projects experience, including beginning and ending dates and the role you performed on each, and a cover letter describing how your knowledge, skills, and experience match the qualifications listed above, to:


Baer Engineering is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

Would you be interested in applying? If so, then please reply to hr@...




Respectfully submitted,

Therese M. Baer, P.E.


Sustainability through responsible engineering of the built environment.

7756 Northcross Drive, Ste. 211

Austin, TX 78757

(512) 453-3733 Phone

(512) 453-3316 Facsimile

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