AECOM is seeking an archaeologist to join our established heritage team in our multi-disciplinary office of environmental and engineering consultants in Bristol.
AECOM’s heritage team is a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists and comprises 20 staff based across the UK. We provide our clients with a full range of heritage services including feasibility studies, desk-based assessment, assessments of significance and setting, environmental impact assessment, heritage consents, fieldwork design and site management and monitoring.
Our projects include high profile major transport and infrastructure schemes, conventional and renewable power development, other industrial and commercial development projects as well as heritage-led master planning and regeneration.
As well as the opportunity to be involved in some of the highest profile development projects in the UK, you would be regularly working on a range of archaeological projects including the potential for occasional international work.
The post will entail:
Working as part of the heritage team on multi-disciplinary projects;
Undertaking desk-based assessments, archival research and walkover surveys;
Undertaking the analysis, assessment, interpretation and presentation of archaeological data to contribute to environmental statements and mitigation strategies;
Working independently and taking responsibility for detailed surveys, conducted safely, and producing high quality reports and other deliverables for review by technical specialists;
Liaising effectively with managers, consultants from other disciplines and other stakeholders as required;
To be successful in this role we are looking for the following:
Client focused team player with a positive attitude;
Professional, organised and thorough approach to work which demonstrates an attention to detail to get things right first time;
Ability to manage own time and comfortable working both within a team or alone to tight deadlines;
Detailed knowledge of UK heritage legislation and policy;
Experience of archaeological fieldwork;
Experience of undertaking archaeological desk-based assessments;
Excellent communication skills, both verbally and when writing reports;
Full UK driving licence;
Flexible approach to working hours to meet the demands of the role, including occasional working away from home.
Candidates will have:
First degree or post-graduate qualification in archaeology or a related subject;
Appropriate level of membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists or a commitment to join with support from AECOM.
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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