Senior Archaeologist - AZTEC Engineering Group

03/04/2015 16:27 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

Posting Date: 3/4/2015
Job Description
We are currently seeking resumes from qualified Senior Archaeologists for our Arizona office. Role will be to successfully develop and manage archaeological projects to completion.
• Perform all aspects (permitting, scheduling, coordination, hiring, research, fieldwork, etc.) of survey, excavation, and monitoring
• Develop and adhere to scopes and budgets
• Prepare work plans, research designs, and mitigation proposals
• Make evaluations and recommendations for significance, effect, and treatment of cultural resources
• Supervise field staff and ensure crew conducts field research properly and safely
• Prepare technical reports documenting results of fieldwork and research
• Assist clients with state, federal, and tribal cultural resource compliance
• Draft consultation letters
• Perform ceramic or lithic analysis (preferred)
Working Conditions and Environment:
This position will require general supervision and will have to use independent judgment within established guidelines. Generally uses advanced knowledge to analyze, interpret, or make deductions from varying facts or circumstances. Will need the ability to establish rapport quickly with others working on the same project, and be able to promote a positive team environment. A working knowledge of dealing with a diverse population while using tact, diplomacy, and respect.

Company Overview:
AZTEC Engineering Group, Inc. (AZTEC) is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and provides diversified technical and consulting services to clients in the Unites States. AZTEC has offices in California, Colorado, Indiana, Nevada, and Texas. AZTEC is part of the TYPSA Group, a global consulting firm with offices in over 30 countries and a staff of over 2,000 professionals world-wide. AZTEC has a diverse culture that focuses on providing rich opportunities for its employees. AZTEC offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, and a 401(k)/Profit Sharing program. AZTEC is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to affirmative action planning.

Required Skills:
• M.A. or M.S. degree in anthropology or archaeology
• Minimum of 15 years of experience
• Knowledge of cultural resources in the Southwest
• Management experience
• Ability to work as a team member
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Willingness to travel
• Good driving record
• Perform fieldwork in adverse conditions and carry up to 25 pounds of equipment

Please respond by emailing your resume to Please include “Senior Archaeologist” in the subject line.

Job Type: Employee
Job Status : Full-time/Exempt
Contact Information:

Contact Person: April Romero – Human Resources Manager

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