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Cultural Resource Field Director

Cultural Resource Field Director

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Marron and Associates (Marron), an NV5 company, has a need for a Cultural Resource Field Director in Albuquerque, NM.


NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


Must be familiar with Section 106 compliance requirements and knowledge of New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC) relating to cultural resources. Take initiative to complete task efficiently, on time, and within budget. Oversee crew chiefs. Responsible for problem solving, addressing issues, and communicating with Program Manager and/or Principal Investigator as appropriate. Ensure the information from the field is of high standards to produce a quality and accurate report. Must have excellent writing skills. Ensure a safe work environment and adheres to city, state and federal laws, guidelines, policies and procedures as well as guidelines and EEO/affirmative action policies. This position is under general supervision of the Program Manager/Principal Investigator.

Travel is an essential aspect of this position with the expectation of extended time in the field. Physical ability to conduct extensive fieldwork in extreme weather.


  • Conduct archival searches, surveys, monitoring, testing, and data recovery activities. 
  • Author and/or contribute to reports and oversee report accuracy. Provide QA/QC review of field methods. 
  • Instruct field personnel on methods of inventory and provide verbal and written instructions as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards, and guidelines. 
  • Experience with GPS devices with knowledge of GIS software and land surveying equipment.
  • Remain current on historic/prehistoric research in the region. 
  • Remain current with educational and permitting requirements.
  • Interface with clients, including attending project team or scoping meetings as needed. Able to effectively discuss all aspects of a cultural resource project including regulatory requirements, methodology, findings, research questions, and results etc. to non-specialist clients and the public.


  • A graduate degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field is preferred. If hold a bachelor’s degree, additional experience is required. 
  • At least five years of experience in fieldwork and report completion. 
  • At least three years of experience supervising and providing leadership for other professionals, as well as scheduling and budgeting of projects. 
  • Experience conducting and supervising archaeological fieldwork and managing multiple projects simultaneously while meeting budget and deadlines. 
  • Familiarity with fieldwork, report guidelines, and standard forms of New Mexico Historic Preservation Division and other land management agencies in New Mexico and Southwest. 
  • Must be permittable for State of New Mexico and hold or be able to obtain other permits including BIA, National Forests, BLM areas, and Navajo Nation as a field supervisor.
  • New Mexico field experience.


NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package.



NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.