CAREERS


ARCHAEOLOGIST | INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Overview / Responsibilities
SJCA Inc.’s Environmental Department is seeking an energetic, team oriented, and experienced Archaeologist to support a growing Cultural Resources team. Projects include a wide range of federal, state, and commercial clients with many new opportunities and interesting locations.

This position is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

This candidate may work remotely and use flex to come into either the Indy north or south office.

Roles / Responsibilities

The position responsibilities include, but are not limited to-

  • Conducting archaeological fieldwork for multiple projects and at all levels of investigation (Phases I-III).
  • Managing archaeological field staff and archaeological field crews.
  • Serving as a Field Director/Staff Archaeologist.
  • Assisting/leading field assessments related to archaeological projects.
  • Conducting shovel testing and pedestrian surveys.
  • Performing physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (e.g., rugged and unfamiliar terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures).
  • Preparing technical analyses and field documentation including artifact analysis, field investigation summaries, and photographic documentation.
  • Providing Quality Assurance/Quality Control for fellow colleagues in the archaeological department.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates should possess a master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field, and have completed an accredited archaeological field school
  • Candidates must meet the Secretary of the Interior Standards (36 CFR 61) in archaeology and be eligible for Register of Professional Archaeologists
  • Candidates must be listed/or eligible to be listed on the Indiana Department of Natural Resources – Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology (DHPA) Qualified Rosters list for archaeological consultants.
  • A minimum of five years of demonstrable supervisory experience in CRM is preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of cultural resources management and Section 106
  • Experience with the policies and procedures with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Cultural Resource Office as directed in the CRM Manual is preferred.
  • Midwestern experience is preferred.
  • They must also be capable of skills directly associated with the IDNR/DHPA standard archaeological survey and excavations, including familiarity with historic and prehistoric artifacts and archaeological features, standard documentation of field investigations, preparation of archaeological reports including site descriptions, and feature descriptions
  • A thorough understanding of archaeological site significance recommendations and justifications
  • A technical skill specialty is preferred, such as, but not limited to, historic or prehistoric artifact analysis, GIS experience, archival research, or geoarchaeology/geomorphology
  • Must have good organizational skills, and familiarity with standard office computer applications.
  • Archaeologists are lead authors and coauthors on technical reports that document the results of the investigation and should be able to write well; a writing sample may be requested.
  • The applicant must be able to demonstrate the ability to address project research questions through a synthesis of data from the field, laboratory analysis of artifacts, and incorporation of relevant published research.
  • They must possess a valid driver’s license, be able to operate a four wheel-drive vehicle.

Company Overview
SJCA Inc., formerly Stephen J. Christian & Associates, P.C., was founded in 1998 and has grown from a single owner firm specializing in bridge design to a multi-disciplined firm with four owners.  We have retained the organizational culture that got us to where we are today. As SJCA continues to grow, we still offer the friendly personal attention of a small firm. With the addition of our team members, SJCA provides the vast resources of a large multidiscipline firm.

Throughout our history, SJCA has earned a reputation for the design and management of projects that are of high-quality and delivered on or ahead of schedule. We know that every project is a unique opportunity to meet and exceed our clients’ needs, all while being responsive to regulatory requirements. By helping our clients evaluate and determine their complete project requirements, SJCA is a working partner that contributes to the delivery of a successful project

Industry

  • Construction
  • Civil Engineering

Employment Type

Full-time

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    This position has excellent potential for personal achievement including potential for future parternship.

    Typical Tasks

    • Management of Roadway projects including coordination with client, prime and sub consultant.
    • Design or manage staff for the design of Roadway projects including horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, drainage design, ditch profile, guardrail calculations and super elevation diagrams
    • Supervise/Design and prepare plans for small structure projects
    • Assist in preparing CAD drawings using GEOPAK, INROADS and MICROSTATION software
    • Supervise staff developing construction plans from engineering design calculations.
    • Supervise or perform quantity calculations and cost estimate for projects
    • Supervise/ Design and prepare erosion control plans
    • Supervise/Design and prepare plans for Roundabouts
    • Supervise/ Prepare plans for maintenance of traffic of roadway projects
    • Attend various meetings such as field check, public information, hearing and pre-construction

    Experience Required

    • BSCE and PE License with minimum 8 years of experience in roadway design
    • Licensed PE in Indiana and/or Ohio
    • Experience preparing roadway plans for DOT projects
    • Experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
    • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills
    • A valid driver’s license is required

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      We are looking for individuals with excellent communication and leadership skills. We are a growing firm with a variety of exciting projects and excellent potential for personal growth and achievement. We have an excellent reputation for the quality of our projects and meeting client’s deadlines. Our smaller size provides a friendly atmosphere, the ability to be involved in many aspects within the company and flexibility in regards to work schedules. SJCA offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision and 401K. SJCA is an equal opportunity employer.

      This position has excellent potential for personal achievement including potential for future parternship.

      Typical Tasks

      • Management of Roadway projects including coordination with client, prime and sub consultant.
      • Design or manage staff for the design of Roadway projects including horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, drainage design, ditch profile, guardrail calculations and super elevation diagrams
      • Supervise/Design and prepare plans for small structure projects
      • Assist in preparing CAD drawings using GEOPAK, INROADS and MICROSTATION software
      • Supervise staff developing construction plans from engineering design calculations.
      • Supervise or perform quantity calculations and cost estimate for projects
      • Supervise/ Design and prepare erosion control plans
      • Supervise/Design and prepare plans for Roundabouts
      • Supervise/ Prepare plans for maintenance of traffic of roadway projects
      • Attend various meetings such as field check, public information, hearing and pre-construction

      Experience Required

      • BSCE and PE License with minimum 8 years of experience in roadway design
      • Licensed PE in Indiana and/or Ohio
      • Experience preparing roadway plans for DOT projects
      • Experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
      • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills
      • A valid driver’s license is required

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        Typical Tasks

        • Design of Roadway projects including horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, drainage design, ditch profile, guardrail calculations and super elevation diagrams
        • Design and prepare plans for small structure projects
        • Assist in preparing CAD drawings using GEOPAK, INROADS and MICROSTATION software
        • Assist in developing construction plans from engineering design calculations.
        • Perform quantity calculations and cost estimate for projects
        • Design and prepare erosion control plans
        • Design and prepare plans for Roundabouts
        • Prepare plans for maintenance of traffic of roadway projects
        • Attend various meetings such as field check, public information, hearing and pre-construction

        Experience Required

        • BSCE, 4 years of experience in roadway design
        • Licensed PE in Indiana or Ohio; or ability to obtain Indiana or Ohio PE within 6 months of hire
        • Experience preparing roadway plans for DOT projects
        • Experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
        • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills
        • A valid driver’s license is required

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          Typical Tasks

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          • Be the liaison between client/designer and Department of Construction Services
          • Organization with managing many tasks simultaneously

          Experience Required

          • A minimum of 2 years continuous experience in the inspection of federally and locally funded transportation projects
          • Completion of INDOT Certified Technician Program
          • INDOT Materials Testing Certifications
          • SiteManager Training (preferred)
          • Knowledge of INDOT standards and procedures
          • Excellent communication skills

          Travel Required

          • 20% office coordination between phone and emails and 80% travel to do field checks

            BENEFITS

            SJCA takes pride in providing for our employees. In addition to competitive pay, we have available a variety of excellent benefits.

            • PAID SICK LEAVE

            • PAID VACATION TIME

            • PAID HOLIDAY TIME

            • SIGN-ON BONUS

            • HEALTH AND DENTAL

            • HSA ACCOUNT

            • 401k WITH MATCH

            • GYM REIMBURSEMENT

            • BIRTHDAY BREAKFASTS

            • SOCIAL EVENTS