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.

Location: High Wycombe or Reading

Roles and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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




Skills and Requirements:

•\tDegree qualified in a heritage related subject

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

•\tAbility to use GIS would be advantageous

•\tPragmatic and a problem solver

•\tManage the pressure of multiple demands on your time

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

•\tAble to work with a multi-disciplinary team

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

•\tExperience 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.

•\tKnowledge of historic building condition assessments would be advantageous

•\tA full UK driving licence is required

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

•\tExcellent 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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UK-Berkshire-Reading, UK-Buckinghamshire-High Wycombe


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High Wycombe