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Archaeology and Heritage Consultants

  Jacobs in Croydon, London, Reading, Southampton or Shrewsbury
   Competitive Salary plus Flexible Benefits Scheme (BAJR Approved)
  Apply before: 31/05/2017
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
  01952 503134
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JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors. Our Sustainable Solutions Business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability and environmental issues. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 600 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East.
What we Offer;
Competitive salary and flexible benefits package
An exciting opportunity to work on major projects of national significance.
Career development within a stimulating multi-disciplinary environment.
Flexible working
What we’re looking for;
To meet our growing UK and worldwide business needs and future development aspirations, we are looking for Archaeology and Heritage Consultants in our London, Reading, Croydon, Southampton or Shrewsbury offices. 
The successful candidates will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.
Primary Job Responsibilities;

  • Provision of archaeology and heritage advice to internal and external clients.
  • Cultural heritage inputs to EIA.
  • Production of desk-based assessments and heritage statements.
  • Design of evaluation and mitigation, procurement and management of contractors.
  • Preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation for archaeological fieldwork.
We are seeking strong technical skills along with excellent report writing ability, and you will be an Associate member or Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. 
In return, we can offer involvement in a wide range of exciting and often high profile projects, with significant opportunities to develop technical and management skills.

  • A good degree qualification in archaeology or related discipline.
  • Experience of working for a multidisciplinary consultancy.
  • Relevant experience in the preparation of desk-based assessments and heritage statements and cultural heritage inputs to EIA. 
  • Good understanding of relevant heritage legislation, policy and guidance.
  • Experience in providing cultural heritage inputs to EIA, including the assessment of the significance of heritage assets, including the contribution made by setting to that significance, and of magnitude and significance of effect.
  • Ability to identify effective mitigation.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Full, clean driving licence.  
  • Ability to manage own time and work to tight deadlines
  • Flexible approach to working hours to meet the demands of the role, including occasional working away from home.
  • Candidates should be willing to work out of other JACOBS offices in the UK as required.
  • GIS (ESRI/Mapinfo) skills.
  • Procurement and management of contractors.
  • Preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation for archaeological fieldwork. 

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.




Please quote BAJR in your application.

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