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Tetra Tech Inc.is seeking professional, motivated, and intelligent candidates to fill two Staff Archaeologist positions for our Federal NEPA, NHPA, and Environmental Compliance team in the Great Plains, Intermountain West, and Pacific Coast. The people selected will become a part of the Tetra Tech Environmental Government Services cultural resource team and will conduct a variety of technical writing, field, administrative, and project planning tasks to support DoD and other Federal contracts. This position requires the employee to be a U.S. Citizen due to the projects they will be working on

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.


Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science®.


Your Role:

 •    Support projects to include participation of the development of work plans, technical reports, Class III surveys, data collection, monitoring, evaluative testing, and site mitigation within multiple states (prior experience in the Great Plains, Intermountain West, and Pacific Coast highly desired).
•    Work independently on contract deliverables such as letter reports, technical reports, and work plans.
•    Support and report to Principal Archaeologists and Media Managers.
•    Work with clients to meet Section 106 compliance requirements.
•    Author cultural resource sections of NEPA documents.
•    Provide technical guidance and expertise to others in support of their functions.
•    Work alongside Tribal Cultural Specialists to record sites of cultural or religious significance to Native Americans.


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology/Archaeology with a concentration in North American Archaeology.
•    Preference given to applicant who meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Qualifications for archaeology.
•    Must have attended an archaeological field school and have at least 5 years of North American cultural resource management experience working in the western US.
•    Archaeological experience in the Great Plains, Intermountain West, and Pacific Coast.
•    Archaeological experience in other U.S. regions also valued.
•    Prior experience writing NEPA cultural resource sections highly desired.
•    Prior experience conducting document reviews and writing technical documents highly desired.
•    Direct experience with DoD cultural resource regulations and projects; Air Force is highly desired.
•    Direct experience with DoD Section 106 compliance; previous work with SHPOs and THPOs highly desired. Previous experience with GIS data collection and software highly desired.

•    Proficiency with electronic devices such as smart phones and tablets.
•    In-depth knowledge of requirements for archaeological project execution.
•    Knowledge of federal, state, and/or local regulations and statutes.
•    Ability to work outdoors in extreme temperatures in remote locations and walk up to 10 miles a day in steep terrain. Willingness to work field sessions up to ten days long

Salary range:  $69,000 - $82,000


About Tetra Tech:


Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—27,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.


Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:


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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.


Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


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