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