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Posted: 06/29/2016

Atkins North America
Cultural Resources

Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Project Archaeologist
Professional Opportunity
San Diego, CA

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our San Diego, CA, Cultural Resources Group as a Project Archaeologist


Under direction, applies full competency in conventional scientific solutions related to functional area of assignment and broad knowledge of precedents in specialty area. Plans and coordinates scientific work related to detailed phases of a major project.



-  Duties which may require mastery of specialized techniques, ingenuity, and ability to apply analytical approach to the solution of a wide variety of problems, generally includes the following:

-  Conducts studies and advanced analytical procedures.

-  Produces analytical results and prepares technical reports and documents.

-  Recommends solutions to problems.

-  Monitors compliance with contract requirements and governmental agency regulations.

-  May assist in the management of projects.

-  Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.



B.A./B.S. or M.S. in a field of Science to commensurate with hiring discipline. This level may be achieved by Scientists with minimum five years experience since Bachelor's degree or four years experience with Master's degree; typical incumbent has six to seven years' experience.



Good analytical skills and attention to detail, technical writing, computer and communication skills. May be eligible for project management training. 



Professional certification/registration may be required, depending on discipline.



Must have demonstrated ability to see an archaeological project through from inception to completion including report preparation. Experience in artifact analysis is a plus.


Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; ability to visit project sites if necessary. Job also requires ability to assemble and analyze data.


General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork. 


Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Please  view  Atkins  Equal  Opportunity  Statement  here:





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How to apply
If you are interested in formally applying for this position, please follow this link: http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/job/project-archaeologist-jobid-na-000704. You may also submit your resume and contact information directly to the Corporate Recruiter, Courtney Holland, at Courtney.Holland@atkinsglobal.com.
Courtney Holland

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