[ShovelBums.Org] Principal Investigator for Phoenix, AZ - Job Posting for AZTEC Engineering

Job Description

We are currently seeking resumes from qualified PrincipalInvestigators for our Cultural Resources group in our Phoenix, Arizona office.The role will be to propose on, develop, and manage archaeological projects ofall sizes from start to completion.


•       Manage projects, including staff, fieldwork, anddeliverables, within schedule and budget constraints

•       Oversee and participate in all aspects ofarchaeological survey and site documentation, GPS mapping, testing and datarecovery, monitoring, analyses, report writing, and administrative duties

•       Serve as primary author on technical reports,research designs, treatment plans, and other technical documents

•       Develop proposals and cost estimates

•       Foster and maintain good working relationshipswith state and federal agency staff, tribes, and private sector clients

•       Take initiative, resolve problems, and implementimproved procedures to assure tasks are completed effectively

•       Coordinate/obtain permitting and adhere toagency guidelines/policies

•       Remain current with agency protocol forconducting cultural resources work

•       Assist with business development goals andobjectives

•       Assist with training and mentoring culturalresources staff in topics including NRHP eligibility, implementation of researchdesigns, and site recording protocols

Required Skills:

•      MA/MS in anthropology,archaeology, or closely related field

•      Meets Secretary of theInterior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology

•      15 years of experiencein cultural resource project management, preferably in Arizona

•      Ability to keep andmaintain records of work conducted

•      Experience in organizingand maintaining data, and completing archaeological site and excavation forms

•      Ability to be listed onarchaeological permits issued by Arizona agencies and tribes

•      Ability to conductarchaeological research and analysis

•      Experience performingQA/QC review of technical documents, field forms, etc.

•      Demonstrated knowledgeof federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to cultural resources/Section106 and experience working with Arizona federal and state agencies and tribes

•      Extensive knowledge ofcultural resources in the Southwest

•      Demonstratedunderstanding of GPS, GIS (Tablet, ArcGIS 10)

•      Experience obtainingpermits for archaeological excavations

•      Excellent oral andwritten communication skills

•      Demonstrated experiencein managing and completing projects on time, within budget

•      Ability to work as ateam member

•      Ability to walk up to 10miles per day in adverse conditions (rugged terrain, remote locations, hot andcold temperatures, arid environments, dense vegetation) and carry up to 25pounds of equipment

•      Ability and willingnessto travel

•      Good driving record

•      RPA preferred

•      Experience with ADOTprojects preferred

•      A high degree ofprofessionalism and competence in project execution and delivery

•      Ability to use a totalstation is a plus.

Working Conditions andEnvironment:

This position will require general supervision and will have touse independent judgment within established guidelines. Generally uses advancedknowledge to analyze, interpret, or make deductions from varying facts orcircumstances.

Will need the ability to establish rapport quickly with othersworking on the same project, and be able to promote a positive team environment.  A working knowledge of dealing with a diversepopulation while using tact, diplomacy, and respect.

Company Overview:

AZTEC Engineering Group, Inc.(AZTEC) is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and provides diversifiedtechnical and consulting services to clients in the United States. AZTEC hasoffices in California, Colorado, Indiana, Nevada, and Texas. AZTEC is part ofthe TYPSA Group, a global consulting firm with offices in over 30 countries anda staff of over 2,000 professionals world-wide. AZTEC has a diverse culturethat focuses on providing rich opportunities for its employees. AZTEC offerscompetitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical,dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts,Paid-time-Off, and a 401(k)/Profit Sharing program. AZTEC is an equalemployment opportunity employer committed to affirmative action planning.


Please apply online at www.aztec.us. 
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