Job Listing

  • Full Time
  • Troy, NY
  • 54,700 - 98,600 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Reference #: 10337
  • Job Summary: WSP is currently initiating a search for an ARCHAEOLOGIST for our Troy, NY office. Be involved in projects with our Earth & Environment - Heritage and Cultural Resources Team,
  • Job Qualifications:

    Who You Are
    Required Qualifications

    M.A./Ph.D. degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a related field.
    1 to 3 years of relevant post-graduate degree experience directing field projects and preparing technical reports in a heritage and cultural resource management context in the Northeast; ability to provide several examples of completed reports from those listed on resume.
    Ability to work independently and lead teams of 2-6 archaeological technicians.
    Expertise in a defined archaeological subfield, evidenced by publications or presentations.
    Excellent technical writing skills.
    Ability to communicate effectively and work in a collaborative team environment.
    Ability to travel for projects.
    Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety, and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Active participation in professional practice organizations.
    Graduate degree in Anthropology, historic preservation, or a related field.
    1 – 3 years of professional experience in the heritage industry

  • How to Apply:

    Please upload a resume to the following link:

  • Job benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Tuition Reimbursement

Website WSP USA Inc.

Your Impact

  • Assist with collecting, identifying, and compiling artifacts and observational, spatial, and archaeological data from field sites for projects, investigations, and surveys.
  • Maintain quality control standards and procedures for accurate and precise measurements and statistical analysis of archaeological data.
  • Perform basic professional archaeological work relating to cultural resources, verifying the characteristics of a site and providing technical assistance on various historic preservation and environmental issues.
  • Contribute to preparing technical reports summarizing research with findings and conclusions, generating complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems, field/work site notes, and software.
  • Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures, including but not limited to the maintenance of sample collection, laboratory documentation, written procedures, and logbooks.
  • Assist with maintaining and calibrating equipment and tools, troubleshooting or reporting malfunctions, and performing inventory control activities.
  • Assist technical staff and project managers with risk identification and assessment, offering input and analysis with low-level threat mitigation activities, projects, and permitting activities to minimize or negate impacts to resources of cultural and scientific significance.
  • Work with cross-functional teams in executing project work.
  • Assist with work plan preparation and coordination of fieldwork permitting.
  • Complete training on assigned tasks.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources, and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.