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Power Engineers Archaeological Principal Investigator/Project Manager in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Archaeological Principal Investigator/Project Manager

Location: Southwest


Department: Central Cultural Resources Dept


Archaeological Principal Investigator /Project Manager -Full Time & Remote opportunity

POWER Engineers’ Environmental Division provides planning, permitting, engineering, site assessment, and corrective action services to clients worldwide. Across multiple industries, our diverse staff specializes in the areas of air, water, waste, and ecological and cultural resources throughout our 45+ offices located across the country and internationally.

We are seeking a full-time Archaeological Principal Investigator/Project Manager for our Central Cultural Resources Group to join our 250 + person environmental team.This position can be based in Austin, Houston, FT. Worth, Baton Rouge, or Tulsa offices with the ability to work remotely from a mutually acceptable location.This is a full-time, salaried position that comes with a great benefits package.

Role and Responsibilities

The Archaeological Principal Investigator/Project Manager manages cultural resource projects and field survey tasks from initiation to close out including developing scopes of work; determining project staffing, and being accountable for meeting project schedules and budgets. This position also performs business development; helps identify and track project opportunities; and serves as a technical lead on proposal efforts. Additionally, this position routinely performs quality assurance and quality control functions consistent with the company QA/QC protocols. This may include independently reviewing and editing technical documents prepared by junior staff for a wide range of cultural resources projects.

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to prepare sound and well-written technical reports; manage project budgets and schedules; and have regulatory relationships built on successful consultations with SHPO(s), USACE districts, and other land managing agencies.

Applicants must also have a strong work ethic that demonstrates leadership skills and the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects.

Required Education/Experience

  • Ph.D. or Master’s degree in Anthropology/Archaeology

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience including cultural resource management

  • Registered Professional Archaeologist certification

  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the National Register of Historic Places criteria as well as Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act

  • Experience serving as a project manager responsible for the planning, implementation, and reporting of cultural resource projects in Texas, the Southwest, and the Great Plains regions

  • Experience coordinating with SHPO, USACE, and BLM offices

  • Experience coordinating with Tribal governments and THPOs

  • Experience coordinating with the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service in the central and southwestern U.S.

  • Experience hiring, training, and managing field survey crews and subcontractors

  • Must be willing and able to travel throughout the region with potential travel throughout the U.S., as needed

  • Must qualify as a Principal Investigator on state and federal permits in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. Additional states are also preferred

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to positively impact society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefits package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

EOE, including disability/vets

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