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  • 02/26/2021 09:38 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Traffic Engineering Business Class Manager - (160252)

    https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=160252&lang=en#.YC53uck6Ol0.link

    About Us

    At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

    We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

    Primary Responsibilities

    The Arizona/New Mexico Traffic Engineering Business Class Manager is a professional that is well versed in all aspects of traffic engineering related services for transportation, water, power and oil and gas projects within our Transportation Business Group and manages a group of up to 10 business group professionals spread over our AZNM Area offices.  The primary duties of the Traffic Engineering Business Class Manager include: responsibility for area coordination, monitoring and improvement of technical competencies of business class staff and products to meet client needs and market drivers all within the direction and goals of business class plans;  participation in delivery of project services to meet client expectations;  collaboration on business class efforts with area operations, marketing and project management;  participation in business class practice and professional discipline groups, project teams and activities to continually improve standards and best practices; implementation of effective quality assurance and quality control reviews;  participation in regional business class strategic planning, budgeting and plan implementation; tracking staff workloads and utilizations; establishing internal and external training programs and training schedules; assist with business development efforts and provide support on proposal preparation; plan for project needs and recruit/hire staff accordingly, and drive the business class to meet project goals for growth, client satisfaction, and service diversification.

    The responsibilities are as follows:

    • Provide area leadership of technical capabilities within the Traffic Engineering Business Class (BC).

    • Build and retain strong relationships with Staff, Project Managers, Client Development Managers throughout Arizona and the Southwest region

    • Monitor area performance within the BC to achieve defined goals and support operational managers in monitoring project performance and implementation of corrective actions.

    • Provide strategic and tactical input on business trends to BC and local office planning.

    • Facilitate BC teamwork, communication and work sharing between area offices, business classes, management, marketing and staff.

    • Serve as client manager, project principal and/or project manager.

    • Maintain appropriate QA/QC procedures and best practices

    • Actively participate in projects or manage projects to meet assigned utilization rate

    • Prioritize BC activities across Arizona and New Mexico to best implement and meet Market Sector and Transportation Business Group objectives

    • Manage staff workloads and make recommendations for adjustments and recruiting as needed

    • Manage training and licensing requirements and identify opportunities for continuing education

    • Develop an technical mentoring and employee advancement process to advance staff

    • Champion opportunities to grow the technical Traffic Engineering practice

    • Support Area pursuits and actively participate in proposal development

    • Identify project needs and recruit professionals to join HDR team

    • Demonstrate “can-do” problem solver approach to colleagues and clients

    • Ability to build positive client relationships, strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills, and the ability to manage and motivate direct reports. *LI-JF1

    • Keywords: Traffic, PTOE, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Travel demand modeling, Traffic impact analyses, Traffic safety analysis, Traffic signals, traffic forecasting, interchanges traffic studies, Intelligent Traffic Sub-system.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree

    • PE Registration

    • PTOE Certification

    • Minimum of 10 years project management experience including oversight of production tasks including: Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Travel demand modeling, Traffic impact analyses, Traffic safety analysis, Traffic signals and traffic management system design plans, intersection and roadway design, capacity and signal warrant analyses, lighttight, signing, pavement marking, traffic forecasting, interchanges traffic studies and all aspects of an Intelligent Traffic Sub-system.

    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and task assignments effectively which can vary in size and complexity

    • Demonstrated ability to manage a large XX program and staff working statewide in multiple offices

    • Experience managing budgets, preparing scopes and developing cost estimates

    • Must have experience effectively managing and motivating direct reports.

    • Proficient with MS Office Suite, specifically, Outlook, Word and Excel, and SharePoint or equivalent database.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    • Strong attention to detail.

    • Demonstrated organizational, planning, and prioritization skills.

    • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines, as well as balance multiple projects by prioritizing effectively.

    • Ability to understand applicable laws, policies and procedures that each project is governed by. 

    • Ability to build, effective implement and manage training programs; workload and staffing plans; marketing plans and proposal preparation and business group budgets

    • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills

    • Prior experience managing budgets and preparing reports on project financials.

    • Proven ability of contract development and implementation of capital improvements.

    • Prior experience overseeing projects totaling a minimum of $400k.

    • Strong project management skills

  • 02/17/2021 08:36 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    General Responsibilities: Conduct cultural records reviews, archaeological surveys, Phase I testing, Phase II data recovery, archaeological monitoring, archaeological mitigation, preparation of archaeological plans and reports, and contribute cultural information for environmental documents Identify, evaluate and recommend risk and mitigation strategies/designs to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Prepare applicable risk assessments and technical documents including proposals, reports and regulatory agency correspondence.


    Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
    • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
    • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.
    • Mid-level, experienced scientific professional responsible for conducting site testing and making recommendations for systems design on medium sized projects with a variety of complexity.
    • Participates with more senior scientists on large, more complex projects.
    • Performs survey, monitoring, and excavation fieldwork assignments, often serving as field lead and/or project manager for given assignment.
    • Implements technical requirements to complete client projects by directing and supervising field staff to sample, test and collect data and/or document site activities.
    • Responsible for developing written proposals to clients for both small and large projects including quality control review of proposals written by others.
    • Evaluates complex laboratory and field data and assembles in written reports.
    • May serve as team member or lead in meetings and communications with client pertaining to specific projects/tasks.
    Requirements:
    • Master’s degree in Anthropology and a minimum of 5 years’ related experience. Or, in lieu of a Master’s degree, possess a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and have a minimum of 9 years’ related experience.
    • Ability to perform all aspects of archaeological fieldwork outdoors year-round within the U.S. Southwest (Arizona, New Mexico, California, Nevada, and Utah).
    • Meets Secretary of Interior Standards for conducting archaeological fieldwork.
    • Ability to obtain State and Federal permits to conduct archaeological fieldwork within U.S. Southwest.
    • Ability to obtain Principal Investigator status in the US Southwest (Arizona, New Mexico, California, Nevada, or Utah).
    • Ability to author records review, monitoring, survey, testing and data recovery reports.
    • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
    Desired qualifications:
    • Possess Principal Investigator status on an Arizona Antiquities Act permit.
    • Possess General Archaeological Investigation Permit for archaeological investigations on New Mexico state lands.
    • Completion of an archaeological field school in the US Southwest.
    Terracon’s health plans make it easy for employees to build their own packages based on their needs.
    The following plans are offered to you to protect you and your family:
    • Medical Plans
    • Consumer Driven Health Care Plan or Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plan
    • Pharmacy Benefit
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plans
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Retirement Plan: 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
    • Individual Employee Ownership of Common Stock
    Terracon also offers plans that help employees make the most of their work and personal lives, including:
    • Short Term Disability
    • Supplemental Disability and Injury Benefit Long Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Long Term Care Insurance
    • Paid Time Off

    https://careers.terracon.com/search/jobdetails/senior-staff-scientist/a4177ac0-6569-4dbb-9a0d-67298e781d88?utm_campaign=ss_email

  • 01/20/2021 10:25 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    The Bureau of Reclamation has the following vacancy announcements. Full text versions of all vacancy announcements are available on the internet at www.usajobs.gov 

    Please utilize the internet to view ALL vacancy announcements, as needed.  Please read the description of "Who May Apply" to determine if the position is open to status candidates or all US Citizens and Nationals.  

    BOR-21-MP-11011252-NW
    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589829100

    Archeologist
    GS-0193-11
    Location: Glendale, AZ
    O: 01/20/2021  C: 02/05/2021


    BOR-21-DE-11013572-NW
    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589833100
    Archeologist
    GS-0193-11
    Location: Glendale, AZ
    O: 01/20/2021  C: 02/05/2021


  • 01/11/2021 09:24 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is looking to direct hire an archaeologist based out of Tucson at the GS-5/7/9 position. The job has not been posted yet, but will be open to the public and will be available at https://www.usajobs.gov/ (Search “Arizona” and “NRCS”). Applicants will need to create a user profile within USAjobs and prepare their resume according to the USAjobs specified format (the QR code on the flyer takes you to online instructional video). A detailed job description will be available when the job is advertised. Applicants are encouraged to check USAjobs frequently because the exact date of the posting is not known.

    FY2021_NRCS_AZ_Direct_Hire_Opportunities.pdf

  • 01/09/2021 12:17 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    The Regional Archaeologist position for the Southwest Region BIA is on USAJobs.gov now. There is Indian Preference but it is also open to present and former Federal employees, Veterens, Military Spouses, Peace Corps and Vista volunteers. It is open until Feb. 2. It is GS-12 with a pay range ~$77-100K. It is based in Albuquerque. Moving expenses are included.

    Announcement number

    ST-21-10998953-CAWZ-DYA

    Control number

    588463300

    The southwest region covers all the Pueblos in New Mexico, Jicarilla and Mescalero Apache, Ramah Navajo, and Southern Ute and Ute Mountain Ute in SW Colorado. It is in some of the most spectacular country to work in, with an incredible and wide ranging resource base, and a diverse range of cultures to work with. It would be an excellent and challenging position for those that are interested.

  • 01/06/2021 11:42 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Archaeology Crew Chief- Job Description

    We are currently seeking resumes from qualified Archaeology Crew Chiefs for our Phoenix, Arizona office. The role will be to assist with 3+ month data recovery project within Hohokam village site in south Phoenix; opportunity to transition to permanent, full-time employment with AZTEC's rapidly growing Cultural Resource Group.

    Duties:

    • Perform archaeological research and conduct site file searches at federal, state, tribal, and private repositories
    • Assist with archaeological investigations
    • Maintain field logs
    • Photograph features
    • Assist crew members with use of proper field methods and completing field forms based on information provided in work plan and/or field manual
    • Assist in preparation of technical reports
    • Field documentation of archaeological material
    • Assess significance and identify appropriate National Register criteria of eligibility by applying aspects of integrity
    • Assist with lab work
    • Communicate effectively and work closely with fellow employees
    • Perform travel that may include overnight stays for an extended period

    Archaeology Crew Chief- Required Skills:

    • BA or BS in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in data recovery excavation; minimum of 1 year of experience as crew chief
    • Understanding of Hohokam archaeology and archaeological method and theory
    • Ability to generate, organize, and log adequate field records
    • Ability to perform fieldwork in adverse conditions (rugged terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures, arid environments, dense vegetation) and carry up to 25 pounds of equipment
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability and willingness to travel outside Metro Phoenix
    • Good driving record, reliable transportation
    • Advanced degree (MA/MS/Phd) preferred
    • Experience performing survey/testing/data recovery/monitoring preferred
    • Experience using GPS and tablet preferred
    • Understanding of applicable federal and state Cultural Resource Management/Historic Preservation laws (Section 106 of NHPA, AAA, and SHPA) preferred
    • Experience drafting maps and figures in ArcMap/ArcGIS Desktop 10 preferred
    • Artifact analysis preferred
    • Understanding of Southwestern prehistory and history preferred
    • Professional experience in the Southwest preferred

    Working Conditions and Environment:

    Will need the ability to establish rapport quickly with others working on the same project, and be able to promote a positive team environment. A working knowledge of dealing with a diverse population while using tact, diplomacy, and respect.

    Company Benefits:

    AZTEC offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, Paid-time-Off, and a 401(k)/Profit Sharing program.

    Company Overview:

    AZTEC Engineering Group, Inc. (AZTEC) is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and provides diversified technical and consulting services to clients in the United States. AZTEC has offices in California, Colorado, Indiana, and Nevada. AZTEC is part of the TYPSA Group, an international consulting engineering firm with over 2,600 employees and more than 50 offices worldwide providing multidisciplinary consulting services in the fields of civil engineering, architecture and environment. AZTEC has a diverse culture that focuses on providing rich opportunities for its employees.

    AZTEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to affirmative action planning and encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other non-job-related characteristic.

    Please apply online at www.aztec.us/career.


  • 01/06/2021 11:29 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    We are currently seeking resumes from qualified Archaeology Field Supervisors for our Phoenix, Arizona office. The role will be to lead and perform all aspects of archaeological investigation, assist with completion and submittal of technical reports and work plans.

    Duties:

    • Perform archaeological research and conduct site file searches at federal, state and private repositories
    • Direct and participate in all types of archaeological field investigations
    • Adhere to project budgets and schedules
    • Supervise and guide field staff
    • Assist crew members with use of proper field methods and completion of field forms based on information provided in work plan and/or field manual
    • Prepare technical reports documenting the results of research and fieldwork
    • Document, evaluate, and make recommendations for significance, effect, and treatment of cultural properties in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act
    • Identify appropriate National Register criteria of eligibility/apply aspects of integrity in evaluation of archaeological resources
    • Assist clients with state, federal, and tribal cultural resources compliance
    • Perform travel that may include overnight stays for an extended period

    Archaeology Field Supervisors- Required Skills:

    • MA/MS in Anthropology, Archaeology, or related field
    • 5 years of experience conducting and supervising excavation/monitoring/survey
    • Prior experience writing CRM technical documents
    • Comprehension of archaeological field methods, research domains, and Southwestern or CA cultural traditions
    • Familiarity with agency reporting standards, guidelines, and permitting requirements as they pertain to report content 
    • Experience using GPS and tablet
    • Thoroughness and attention to detail
    • Ability to work closely with project team
    • Ability to mentor junior staff
    • Ability to meet deadlines and/or adhere to project schedule
    • Ability and willingness to travel outside Metro Phoenix
    • Good driving record, reliable transportation
    • Understanding of applicable federal and state CRM/HP/Environmental laws (Section 106 of NHPA, ARPA, NEPA, CEQA, AAA, and SHPA) preferred
    • Experience using ArcMap/ArcGIS Desktop 10 preferred
    • Artifact analysis preferred
    • Understanding of Southwestern and/or CA prehistory and history preferred
    • Professional experience in the Southwest or CA preferred 
    Working Conditions and Environment:

    This position will require general supervision and will have to use independent judgment within established guidelines. Generally uses advanced knowledge to analyze, interpret, or make deductions from varying facts or circumstances. Will need the ability to establish rapport quickly with others working on the same project, and be able to promote a positive team environment. A working knowledge of dealing with a diverse population while using tact, diplomacy, and respect.

    Company Benefits:

    AZTEC offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, Paid-time-Off, and a 401(k)/Profit Sharing program.

    Company Overview:

    AZTEC Engineering Group, Inc. (AZTEC) is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and provides diversified technical and consulting services to clients in the United States. AZTEC has offices in California, Colorado, Indiana, and Nevada. AZTEC is part of the TYPSA Group, an international consulting engineering firm with over 2,600 employees and more than 50 offices worldwide providing multidisciplinary consulting services in the fields of civil engineering, architecture and environment. AZTEC has a diverse culture that focuses on providing rich opportunities for its employees.

    AZTEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to affirmative action planning and encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual oritnetation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other non-job-related characteristic.

    Please apply online at www.aztec.us/career.


  • 12/14/2020 09:45 | AAC Admin (Administrator)


    The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico seeks a Director for the Office of Contract Archeology (OCA) to lead a dedicated staff conducting innovative cultural resources management research in a University setting. Since its founding in 1973, the OCA has taken a leading role in innovative interdisciplinary cultural resource studies throughout the state of New Mexico and adjacent regions. Working with a diversity of clients, including Federal, State, Municipal and Tribal agencies, the OCA has a distinguished record of developing scientifically based management solutions for projects of all sizes and contributes to the training of undergraduate and graduate students in cultural resource management and archaeological practice.

    Position Summary

    Under indirect supervision from the Director of the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, the OCA Director (formal University administrative title Associate Director, Maxwell Museum) provides integrated management and professional leadership to the Office of Contract Archeology. Establishes and implements organizational goals and operating procedures for the OCA. Directs, coordinates and oversees multiple contract/grant funded research projects and programs, working with diverse clients, governmental agencies, community members and University programs, offices, and faculty and staff. Plans and manages annual budgets for the organization. Develops strategies for generating revenues and resources for the OCA. Provides professional and technical leadership and mentoring to a team of 8-12 full-time and 10+ part-time staff and student employees. Oversees and directs participation in professional conferences and publications, above and beyond the production of contract and grant deliverables. For more information on the UNM OCA visit https://oca.unm.edu/

    See the Position Description for additional information.

    Minimum Qualification

    Doctorate degree in a related Archeological field; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

    Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Record of conducting substantive archaeological research in the context of cultural resource management programs.
    • Demonstrated ability to consistently obtain and manage cultural resource management contracts and grants as Principal Investigator and/or program director.
    • Experience supervising staff (>15 persons) and large projects.
    • Knowledge of the archaeology of the greater Southwest, particularly of New Mexico.
    • Knowledge of federal, state, and tribal cultural resource laws and regulations.
    • Demonstrated experience of successful interactions with diverse clients, government agencies, and communities, and University students, programs and administrative units.
    • Record of publications including professional journals and technical publications, and record of presentations at professional conferences and meetings.

    Campus: Main - Albuquerque, NM

    Department: Maxwell Museum, Office of Contract Archeology (937C)

    Employment Type: Staff

    Staff Type: Regular - Full-Time

    Status: Exempt

    Pay: Salary is Negotiable

    Benefits Eligible: This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

    Best Consideration Date: 01/04/2021

    Application Instructions: Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

    Please include a letter of interest, a current resume/CV, three writing samples (one professional publication, one technical report, and one of your choosing), and names and contact information for at least 3 references.

    Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program.

    See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

    The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


  • 11/19/2020 10:26 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    WestLand Resources Inc., is actively seeking an experienced field director/project manager to oversee archaeological survey, testing and data recovery projects throughout Arizona and New Mexico. The successful candidate can work out of WestLand's Phoenix or Tucson office.

    WestLand's cultural resources consulting practice specializes in archaeological surveys, monitoring, archaeological testing, and data recovery projects for a variety of clients throughout the Southwest.WestLand's staff members are well versed in city, state, and federal procedures and policies. The successful candidate will have to be able to be permitted by the Arizona State Museum as a Project Director and should hold additional Forest Service and BLM permits.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Master's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field. Bachelor's degree in Archaeology,

    Anthropology, or related field AND additional years of experience may substitute Master's degree.

    • A Minimum of two years supervisory experience in the American Southwest
    • Previous experience writing technical archaeological reports.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced and creative environment.
    • Ability to travel for assignments
    • Previous experience managing budgets and schedules for a variety of cultural resources
    • Business development and proposal development experience

    Essential Duties

    • Project Management
    • Supervise field crews
    • Conduct and Oversee Class III Cultural Resource Surveys
    • Conduct eligibility testing projects
    • Conduct archaeological Data Recovery Projects
    • Other related duties as assigned

    At WestLand, our purpose is to sustain a friendly, inspired company, where dedicated people work together to create exceptional outcomes. We pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is relaxed and collaborative, while supporting the highest standards for project delivery and work product quality. Our team approach to both project and staff development naturally fosters a tight-knit environment of uniquely skilled and experienced professionals, learning from and helping one another. 

    Westland is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite applications from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

    To learn more about WestLand Resources, please visit our website at www.WestLandresources.com


  • 11/18/2020 11:58 | AAC Admin (Administrator)
    AZMP-21-10947506-KJV

    The Bureau of Land Management is recruiting to fill the following vacancies:

    Title: Archeologist

    Series/Grade: GS-0193-09/11

    Locations: Safford, AZ, Elko, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Tonopah, NV, and Winnemucca, NV

    Open: 11/10/2020 --- Closes: 11/17/2020

    Who May Apply: All current career/career-conditional or former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; Veterans’ Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA); Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) and former Public Land Corps (PLC) eligible. Individuals with Disabilities; CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area.

    Announcement Number:

    AZMP-21-10947506-KJV

    DE Info:

    Who May Apply: All U.S. Citizens – No previous Federal Service is required; CTAP and ICTAP candidates within the local commuting area.

    Announcement Number:

    AZDE-21-10947507-KJV


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