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Jacobs Senior Archaeologist in Sacramento, California

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

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Your Impact:

At Jacobs, you’ll work for a company that strives to provide opportunities for our employees to learn, grow and thrive. Get ready to move into a progressive career that will have you working with our cultural resources staff and leading the experience of preserving and protecting important cultural heritage resources. As a Senior Archaeologist, you’ll play an invaluable role in performing archaeological surveys, testing, evaluation, data recovery, and construction monitoring. We'll ask you serve as a crew chief or field director on projects and as a co-author on reports. You'll use your expertise by preparing artifact analyses, detailed field notes and archaeological site records, and research.

As an Archaeologist with us, you'll be empowered to work independently; and at times challenged by working in remote locations for extended periods of time under all weather conditions. Follow your purpose and help define human history alongside some of the best archaeologists across the globe.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Demonstrated professional archaeological field work experience

  • Knowledge of historic preservation laws and policies

  • Demonstrated experience in the California market

  • Experience using GPS technology.

  • Must be capable of walking for long periods of time over unfamiliar terrain, excavating shovel tests and test units, screening soil, and carrying field equipment.

  • Must be willing and able to travel frequently and for long periods of time, as needed.

  • Must be motivated and able to work safely with minimum supervision.

  • Experience supervising field surveys and junior staff.

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Master’s Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology.

  • Experience working in the consulting environment and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and be responsive to both internal and external clients.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $110,700 to $172,950 , and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.