• Cultural Resources Crew Chief

    Job Locations US-NM-Albuquerque
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/23/2019 12:24 PM)
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  • Overview

    NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) provides engineering and consulting services to public and private sectors, delivering solutions through five business verticals: Construction Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, Energy, Program Management, and Environmental. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.

    As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


    The applicant must be familiar with Section 106 compliance requirements and knowledgeable of New Mexico Administrative Code (NMAC) relating to cultural resources. Take initiative to complete tasks efficiently, on time, and within budget. Must be 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.

    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. 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.


    • Must have a bachelor’s degree in in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field. A graduate degree is preferred.
    • At least five years of experience in fieldwork (much in New Mexico) and report completion. 
    • At least two years of experience supervising crew members. 
    • 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 permitted for State of New Mexico (currently listed on the SHPO directory).
    • Must hold or be able to obtain other permits including BIA, National Forests, BLM areas, and Navajo Nation as a field supervisor.


    NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


    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.




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