AECOM is seeking a Senior Archaeologist to join our established heritage team in our multi-disciplinary office of environmental and engineering consultants in Birmingham.
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, heritage-led regeneration and other private and public sector developments.
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
Preparing desk-based assessments, deposit models, statements of significance and analysis of setting
Preparing archaeological impact assessments, contributing to master planning and scheme design
Undertaking heritage appraisals, contributing to environmental impact assessments and designing schemes of mitigation carrying out statutory consultations
Undertaking detailed site walk-over surveys
working with engineers and designers to inform mitigation strategies
Working independently and taking responsibility for programmes of work , conducted safely, and producing high quality reports
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;
Detailed knowledge of UK archaeology across a range of periods and site types;
Experience in managing large-scale fieldwork projects
Experience of undertaking archaeological assessment work;
Experience in costing and project management;
Expert witness experience (desirable);
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
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:
A relevant first degree and/or post-graduate qualification in archaeology or a related subject;
Appropriate level of membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
Rewards & Benefits
As well as working on some of the most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide, we offer flexible working arrangements to ensure our staff achieve a healthy work life balance, competitive salaries at all levels along with one of the best benefits package in our industry.
Core benefits include 25 days annual leave, Company Pension Scheme, Private Medical Insurance, Life Assurance as well as one paid annual membership fee for an appropriate institution.
As a global organisation AECOM can ensure you are given the opportunity to not only develop careers in the UK but also abroad through international assignments. We are committed to building a global community of experts with diverse backgrounds, disciplines and perspectives who are passionate about delivering a better world. As a leading fully-integrated firm, we find — and hire — the best talent in the industry.
If you feel you have the drive, passion and determination to join a company established to deliver a better world then AECOM is the place for you!
AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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