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Lead Project Manager - Cultural Resources (Archaeology)

Company: SWCA Environmental Consultants
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

About the opportunity
SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Lead Project Manager -- Cultural Resources (archaeology) for our growing archaeology/cultural resources business in the New Mexico - Four Corners area (offices in Albuquerque, Carlsbad, Durango). Remote candidates in the greater Southwest and Rockies area will be considered. This is a regular, full-time, salaried position. -
Please provide a cover letter in addition to your resume.
SWCA Environmental Consultants -is a growing, 1,450 staff, employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. - -Our Vision (the North Star) -isto make -SWCA the best workplace and industry leader in sustainability, bringing sound science and creative solutions to global environmental challenges while maintaining a dedication to employee-ownership. -We live our core values: we collaborate as -#OneSWCA; -we -are -#AlwaysLearning, we -#NeverSettle, -and we -#GiveBack. - Come join our team!
What you will accomplish

  • Manage all aspects of projects, including fieldwork, research, and report writing, with responsibility for successful on-time and on-budget completion of projects. -
  • Collaborate with other project managers across the company to expand our knowledge base and nationwide project delivery.
  • Work with clients and agency representatives. -
  • Oversee fieldwork and manage Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) review.
  • Prepare and create technical, high-quality proposals, scientific reports, and literature reviews with little supervisory oversight.
  • Take initiative, resolve problems, and create improved procedures to ensure tasks are completed in the most effective manner. Must also -demonstrate ability to anticipate problems early and take action and make decisions in a timely manner.

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • Bachelor's degree in anthropology, archaeology, history, or other related cultural resources discipline.
    • Minimum of four years of experience in environmental consulting required, including two years as a cultural resources project manager.
    • Primary report authorship and experience providing quality control review of field documents and reports is required.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in project planning, coordination, scheduling, creating/tracking budgets, and understanding of all aspects of a project from pre-field tasks to final report preparation.
    • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local cultural resources regulations.


      • Master's degree in anthropology, archaeology, history, or other related cultural resources discipline.
      • Project management experience includes working on a variety of project types and sizes, on all project aspects (from pre-field tasks through final report preparation), in multiple regions, and with a variety of regulatory agencies.
      • Eligibility for cultural resources permits in this region (Rocky Mountains/New Mexico).
      • A background with Principal Investigator for Cultural Resources review experience is a plus.

        SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among -Engineering News-Record's -Top 200 Environmental Firms.
        If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email -or call 480-581-5378. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. -
        SWCA is committed to salary equity and salary transparency for all its employees. - In alignment with this commitment, SWCA posts good faith pay ranges in all its advertised job postings to promote pay equity and transparency.
        An employee in this Albuquerque, NM - based position can expect a salary of $79,040.00 to $104,000/year. Actual pay within this range may depend on experience, qualifications, geographic location, client requirements where applicable, and other factors permitted by law. - Regular-status employees are also eligible for performance bonuses. Candidates are also encouraged to consider SWCA's Total Rewards package, which includes a competitive Benefits package, forward-thinking workplace flexibility, outstanding corporate culture, award-winning career development, and more.
        EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: SWCA Environmental Consultants, San Diego , Lead Project Manager - Cultural Resources (Archaeology), Executive , Carlsbad, California

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