Archaeological Principal Investigator

Job Posted 7/2/2023
Westwood Professional Services, Inc
Westminster, CO
United States
Category Wind Jobs
Job Description
Archaeological Principal Investigator
Job Locations

US-NV-Las Vegas \| US-CO-Westminster \| US-MN-Minnetonka \| US-TX-Plano \|
US-TX-Fort Worth



Position Type

Archaeological Principal Investigator
Westwood Professional Services, Inc.
Westwood Professional Services, seeking a Archaeological Principal
Investigator to join our team. This position offers the opportunity to perform
and direct field studies, desktop review, technical studies, and project
permitting to a variety of private renewable energy and land development
clients. The successful candidate will be seeking opportunity for growth
working on a variety of development projects across the country. We are
looking for an individual with enthusiasm about his/her work, and with a
strong commitment to client service and technical excellence. This individual
will directly oversee and conduct projects in a team environment supporting
existing cultural resource staff at times and working independently at other
times. There will be additional emphasis on cultivating new regional clients
and business development. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team
of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have experience with background research,
field surveys and technical report preparation. There will also be focus on
business development as we grow Cultural Resources services throughout the
region. The position requires excellent communication, organizational
skills, and the ability to independently conduct project tasks. Typical
tasks include:
cultural resources file reviews
assessing site risk profiles
drafting proposals and work plans
leading document preparation in a team environment
preparing or supervising the preparation of cultural resource technical
coordinating with clients and sub consultants
consultation with federal and state agencies
direct supervision of field investigations

Required Experience

Advanced degree in Archaeology/Anthropology
Meets Secretary of the Interior\'s Professional Qualification Standards in
Must meet MnDOT prequalification standards for Achaelogy.
Ability to perform cultural resources reviews and become permitted for field
investigations in multiple states throughout the Rocky Mountain and
Intermountain Regions.
5-10 years of consulting experience minimum
Knowledgeable in North American archaeology
Knowledge and experience in the energy market as well as with NEPA, Section
106, and federal, state, and local agencies environmental review
processes and requirements
Experience with state and federal agency and tribal consultation, and
excellent reputation within the professional and regulatory communities
Ability to prepare scopes and costs for projects as part of business
development efforts
Able to manage field technicians to successfully complete fieldwork
Excellent research and writing skills
Applicants should be highly self-motivated with the ability to multi-task and
perform detail-oriented work
Demonstrable experience for successful completion of technical reports and
Familiarity with GPS and GIS applications and software
Able to travel for project work on a regular basis (typically 2-10 days per
trip). Travel will be a mix of regional and national.
Salary range for this role is \$70,000-85,000 annually.

Compensation Range Minimum

USD \$70,000.00/Yr.

Compensation Range Maximum

USD \$85,000.00/Yr.

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood)was established in 1972 and
has since become a leader in many of the markets it serves. Westwood is a
full-service, multidiscipline professional engineering firm and serves
wind, solar, power delivery, residential and commercial development,
and public infra tructure clients and their projects from multiple offices
In 2023, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at #12 and #30
respectively on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also
awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence.
Westwood was recently recognized as #79 in the ENR Top 500 Firms in 2023.