Jacobs Archaeologist in Croydon, United Kingdom



Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

To meet our growing UK and worldwide business needs and future development aspirations, we are looking for an Archaeology Consultant in our Croydon office.

The successful candidates will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Provision of archaeology advice to internal and external clients.

  • Cultural heritage inputs to EIA.

  • Production of desk-based assessments and heritage statements.

  • Preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation for archaeological fieldwork.

  • Design of evaluation and mitigation, procurement and management of contractors.

In return, we can offer involvement in a wide range of exciting and often high profile projects, with significant opportunities to develop technical and management skills.



  • A good degree qualification in archaeology or related discipline.

  • Associate member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists.

  • Experience of working for a multidisciplinary consultancy.

  • Relevant experience in the preparation of desk-based assessments and heritage statements and cultural heritage inputs to EIA.

  • Good understanding of relevant heritage legislation, policy and guidance.

  • Experience in providing cultural heritage inputs to EIA, including the assessment of the significance of heritage assets, including the contribution made by setting to that significance, and of magnitude and significance of effect.

  • Ability to identify effective mitigation.

  • Excellent report writing skills.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

  • Full, clean driving licence.

  • Ability to manage own time and work to tight deadlines

  • Flexible approach to working hours to meet the demands of the role, including occasional working away from home.

  • Willing to work out of other JACOBS offices in the UK as required.


  • GIS (ESRI/Mapinfo) skills.

  • Procurement and management of contractors.

  • Preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation for archaeological fieldwork.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘ BeyondZero ’.We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering)initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred oninclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.


Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Croydon

Req ID: EU/0002E0