Experienced Archaeologist - Knoxville, TN

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Cardno is seeking an Archaeologist based in eastern Tennessee, ideally near Knoxville or Chattanooga to support our Southeast Area offices.

To apply, go to https://cardno.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Cardno_Careers/job/Knoxville-TN/Archaeologist_REQ-5541


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


> Managing cultural resource compliance projects for a variety of clients and Project Managers

> Conducting background research and record searches

> Directing and conducting archaeological fieldwork

> Completing analysis

> Making determinations of eligibility, if necessary

> Primary author on cultural resources reports which may include results of inventory, proposed protection measures, analysis of effect and recommendations on determinations of effect

> Coordination with client or Project Manager on expectations, project schedule, budget and deliverables


Basic Qualifications:


> M.A. or Ph.D. in anthropology/archaeology or related field or sufficient experience to meet Secretary of Interior Standards and Guidelines for Professional Qualifications for Archaeology or related field. 

> Qualified applicants should exhibit good leadership qualities, strong technical skills, good communication skills, and feel comfortable making technical decisions in the field.

> Minimum eight (8) years of experience in archaeology and minimum four (4) years experienced at the Project Archaeologist level.

> Experience writing and producing technical reports for State Historic Preservation Office and other state and federal agency review.

> Very comfortable using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as Adobe Acrobat.

> Working knowledge of GIS.

> Experience using a Trimble and associated software.

> Strong field supervisory skills and experience with both small and large crews.

> Ability to complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas and/or humid continental climate, including walking, hiking, carrying loads up to 50 pounds, and digging.

> Frequent out-of-town travel, potentially for extended periods of time.

> Requires effective communication between coworkers.


Desired Qualifications:


> 10+ years of professional experience preferred.

> Strong knowledge and experience working with Section 106 of National Historic Preservation Act; National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) experience is a plus.

> Direct experience with Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a plus as is Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and US Army Corps of Engineers project experience.

> The ideal candidate is an individual that can identify and bring in work as well as see it through to completion.



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