Cultural Resource Principal Investigator

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/7/2022 7:36 PM)
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NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. 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.

NV5 is seeking a principal investigator to support cultural resources management projects in New Mexico and throughout the southwest.


  • Coordinate projects and logistics; manage contracts and budgets; ensure compliance with municipal, tribal, state, and federal regulations; collaborate with interdisciplinary teams; devise work plans and research designs; oversee and support staff; oversee and conduct fieldwork, analysis, and report development; communicate with clients and regulatory agencies; track and approve purchases; write and review technical documents.
  • Support business development through proposal and budget development and client interaction.



  • Graduate degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field
  • Meet Secretary of the Interior standards for archaeology and historic preservation
  • Meet NM state permit and BLM requirements for PI/PD, qualify for other permits, including BIA, USFS, USPS, and Navajo Nation, and maintain continuing education requirements
  • Demonstrate cultural resources management experience in various regions of NM
  • Experience in business development, opportunity tracking, client coordination, and proposal development
  • Functionality with Deltek, Teams, Word programs, data management, GPS
  • Adherence to agency guidelines and project scopes, project schedules, and safety protocols
  • Professional level data collection and output
  • Good communication skills, responsive to assignments
  • Adaptive strategies and flexibility
  • Optional remote work

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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