Full-time, salaried mid/senior level arch PI [REVISED; LOCATION OPEN]
Mid/Senior Level Archeological Principal Investigator
Cox|McLain Environmental Consulting, Inc. (CMEC)
REVISED to TBD/negotiable; Oklahoma or Texas preferred
CMEC, a small, woman-owned environmental and cultural resources firm headquartered in Austin, is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, team-oriented, and resourceful archeological Principal Investigator to join our team. Duties may include—but are not limited to—supervising technicians, crew chiefs, project archeologists, and other technical staff; conducting archival research; recording archeological and historic resources in the field independently; supporting client, resource agency, and landowner/land agent coordination; preparing and supporting the preparation of documents such as background studies, agency coordination letters, National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 consultation, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) sections, and technical reports; curating archeological materials and field records at state and federal repositories; providing direction in field protocols and safety considerations; performing real-time quality control on project documentation; and other tasks assigned by CMEC senior leadership and principals for projects in Oklahoma, Texas, and surrounding states. This position will require the ability to work in difficult conditions (e.g., remote locations, summer heat, rough terrain) as well as bending, stooping, carrying field equipment, standing, and walking for extended periods of time, and making visual and tactile distinctions using color, texture, moisture content, depth, and distance.
Compensation will include a competitive salary and benefits package (health insurance, paid time off, profit sharing, etc.). For the right candidate, relocation assistance may also be available to support a move to one of CMEC’s Oklahoma or Texas office locations (Tulsa, OKC, DFW, Austin, Houston). Alternatively, for the right candidate, remote work may also be a possibility, particularly if COVID-19 pandemic precautions remain in effect for the long term.
Ideal Qualifications include all the above, plus any of the following:
If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding opportunity with a growing firm, please e-mail a short sample of original writing (e.g., an extract from a consulting report, honors or degree thesis, or research paper), cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (all documents in PDF or MS Word format) to jobs [AT] coxmclain.com (please include "Mid/Senior Level Archeologist” in the subject line). CMEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
CHRIS DAYTON, PhD, RPA | Associate | Cultural Resources Program Manager
COX|McLAIN Environmental Consulting, Inc.
Austin | Houston | Irving | Tulsa | Oklahoma City
2105 Donley Drive, Suite 400 | Austin, TX 78758
(p) 512.459.3349 (Ext. 215) | (c) 512.808.7724
chris [at] coxmclain.com