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Job Ref:  137018BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Birmingham
Post Code:  B12
30/09/2016 11:58

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at NA.

About the Business Line
Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary
AECOM is seeking a Senior Archaeologist to join our established heritage team in our multi-disciplinary office of environmental and engineering consultants in Birmingham.

AECOM's heritage team is a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists and comprises 20 staff based across the UK. We provide our clients with a full range of heritage services including feasibility studies, desk-based assessment, assessments of significance and setting, environmental impact assessment, heritage consents, fieldwork design and site management and monitoring.

Our projects include high profile major transport and infrastructure schemes, heritage-led regeneration and other private and public sector developments.

As well as the opportunity to be involved in some of the highest profile development projects in the UK, you would be regularly working on a range of archaeological projects including the potential for occasional international work.

The post will entail:
Working as part of the heritage team on multi-disciplinary projects
Preparing desk-based assessments, deposit models, statements of significance and analysis of setting
Preparing archaeological impact assessments, contributing to master planning and scheme design
Undertaking heritage appraisals, contributing to environmental impact assessments and designing schemes of mitigation carrying out statutory consultations
Undertaking detailed site walk-over surveys
working with engineers and designers to inform mitigation strategies
Working independently and taking responsibility for programmes of work , conducted safely, and producing high quality reports
Liaising effectively with managers, consultants from other disciplines and other stakeholders as required.

Minimum Requirements
To be successful in this role we are looking for the following:

Client focused team player with a positive attitude;
Professional, organised and thorough approach to work which demonstrates an attention to detail to get things right first time;
Ability to manage own time and comfortable working both within a team or alone to tight deadlines;
Detailed knowledge of UK heritage legislation and policy;
Detailed knowledge of UK archaeology across a range of periods and site types;
Experience in managing large-scale fieldwork projects
Experience of undertaking archaeological assessment work;
Experience in costing and project management;
Expert witness experience (desirable);
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
Full UK driving licence;
Flexible approach to working hours to meet the demands of the role, including occasional working away from home.

Preferred Qualifications
Candidates will have:
A relevant first degree and/or post-graduate qualification in archaeology or a related subject;
Appropriate level of membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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