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Garth, Texas, US
Closing date
Jul 5, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Climate Change
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Employment Type
Full time
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Req ID 5923


Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. Were looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. Thats why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

Our Business

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Archaeologist for our Las Vegas, Nevada office. Be involved in projects with our Heritage & Cultural Resources Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our clients objectives and solves their challenges.

Your Impact
  • Experience as an archaeological monitor.
  • Able to direct field teams on archaeological surveys and excavations.
  • Comfortable interacting with clients, landowners, and construction teams.
  • Skilled in technical report writing.
  • Experience working with tribal monitors and representatives.
  • Versed in heritage and cultural resource state and federal regulations.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSPs Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or a related field; Masters Degree/Ph.D. preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years relevant post-education work experience in the context of Section 106/110 and compliance.
  • 3 to 5 years experience in Nevada/Great Basin CRM archaeology.
  • This is a temporary, full-time position for a long-term monitoring project (six months). Ability to travel and work on short notice is necessary. There is opportunity for continuing work once monitoring assignment concludes.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Expertise in a defined archaeological subfield, evidenced by publications and/or presentations.
  • Excellent technical writing skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSPs health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSPs Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Local to Nevada and surrounding region is preferred.
  • Experience conducting archaeological monitoring is preferred.


Additional Requirements
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details
  • Travel Required: 90%
  • Job Status: Temporary
  • Employee Type: Full
  • Primary Location: LAS VEGAS - S 4TH ST
  • All locations: US-NV-Las Vegas

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employees career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.#LI-HYBRID
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