Stantec Archaeologist in High Wycombe, United Kingdom


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Stantec UK is looking for an Archaeologist to join their Environmental team, with the main focus being work for water companies in the south with potential to support a variety of non-water clients throughout the UK.

The salary is between £35,000 to £45,000 depending on experience.

Location: High Wycombe or Reading

Roles and Responsibilities:

• You will produce archaeology and heritage screening assessments, and be able to undertake regulator and stakeholder consultation with minimal supervision.

• You will support in the procurement of archaeological sub contractors and in the delivery of archaeological monitoring on our construction sites

• You may be required to do ad hoc archaeological watching briefs for smaller excavations

• You may also have the opportunity to mentor and develop a graduate or help grow the team should the workload require it.

• Be pro-active in liaising with Thames Water’s senior archaeologist and providing technical support for the environmental team and town planners.




Skills and Requirements:

• Degree qualified in a heritage related subject

• Sound knowledge of British archaeology and the UK's national planning policy framework

• Ability to use GIS would be advantageous

• Pragmatic and a problem solver

• Manage the pressure of multiple demands on your time

• Ability to develop good relationships with clients, stakeholders, statutory consultees, contractors and colleagues

• Able to work with a multi-disciplinary team

• It is expected that the candidate would be a Chartered Archaeologist, or working toward chartered status

• Experience in writing several or all of the following types of reports is essential: Environmental Impact Assessments: Heritage Impact Assessment; Archaeological Desk-based Assessments; Scheduled Monument Consents; Listed Building Consents; and fieldwork design briefs.

• Knowledge of historic building condition assessments would be advantageous

• A full UK driving licence is required

• Must be willing to travel throughout the UK although southern England will be the focus for the role

• Excellent oral and written communications skills and commercial awareness

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Category:

Environmental Services

About Stantec:

At Stantec, we believe growing a great engineering, consulting and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Building a Better World .

If working on the best water and natural resources projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.

Stantec…we’re looking for opportunities.

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High Wycombe