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Posted: 05/05/2016

Environment - Planning / Cultural Resources

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

Cultural Resources Professional
Professional Opportunity
Baton Rouge, LA

Job Summary

The Baton Rouge Planning Group is seeking a Cultural Resources Professional to serve as a field project lead & assist the Cultural Resources Team Lead. The new member of our team will report to the Architectural Historian, in the Planning Section of the Gulf Coast Environment Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The qualified candidate will have in-depth knowledge of cultural resources in the Gulf Coast region and will utilize advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies develop technical solutions to complex problems.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, provincial and national regulations to ensure compliance
  • Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment and be responsible for advanced duties and activities in their specialized functional area
  • Conduct research and investigation work as required and perform complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems
  • Much of the Work is performed with minimal direction
  • May oversee the work of less experienced scientists

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in archaeology, anthropology or closely related field
  • 8+ years of experience in cultural resources
  • In-depth knowledge of local, state, federal regulations concerning cultural resources
  • Proven experience with State SHPO Offices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to oversee entry to mid-level scientists

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in archaeology, anthropology or closely related field
  • Previous knowledge of private sector consulting a plus
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How to apply
To apply, please visit the AECOM Careers website at www.aecom.com/careers. Please search for requisition number 131149BR.

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