Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people in locations across the UK.
At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.
Our Innovative Sustainable Solutions business is an integrated part of our worldwide offering of technical and management consultancy services. We provide one of the largest and most technically diverse capabilities in the environmental sector. To meet our growing UK and worldwide business needs and future development aspirations, we are looking for a Graduate Archaeology and Heritage Consultant in our Leeds office.
The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.
The position will involve office working in the majority, with some time spent in the field undertaking site walkovers.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
We are seeking strong technical skills, along with excellent report writing ability, and you will be a Practitioner Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, working towards Practitioner Grade.
- Supporting colleagues in their work, including: collecting data for the preparation of archaeological desk-based assessments, heritage statements and Environmental Impact Assessments
- The preparation of clear, well-written text for technical reports
- Providing support on the design of evaluation and mitigation, procurement and management of contractors
- Providing support on the preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation for archaeological fieldwork
In return, we can offer involvement in a wide range of exciting and often high profile projects, with significant opportunities to develop consultancy, technical and management skills.
- A good degree in archaeology (2:1 minimum), or related subject, and additional graduate/ masters qualification in the historic environment or applied methods
- Membership of the Chartered Institute of Archaeologists – at Practitioner or working towards Practitioner Grade
- Excellent report writing skills
- Ability to manage own time and work to tight deadlines
- A flexible approach to working hours to meet the demands of the role, including occasional working away from home
- Team-working skills
- A full, clean driving license
Candidates should be willing to work out of other JACOBS offices in the UK as required.
- GIS (ESRI/MapInfo) skills
- Understanding of archaeological data collection methods, and an ability to recognise archaeological features in the field
- Previous consultancy experience, including preparing desk-based assessments, heritage statements and other EIA-related work
Start your journey with Jacobs
As well as our accredited training programmes which will help you to achieve professional status, you will be supported by an experienced mentor to complete the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP).
Working through a range of internal and external training courses, key skills will aid your development in all technical, management and interpersonal skills required for success in a project focused environment.
As well as development opportunities, we offer a range of benefits to complement a competitive salary:
Join Jacobs. Imagine the possibilities…
- Salary increases over the two year Graduate Development Programme
- An invitation to attend our residential 'Graduate Conference' weekend in the Lake District to meet Jacobs graduates from across the globe and members of senior management
- Paid holidays of up to 32 days; inclusive of national and public holidays
- A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme
Apply here: https://jacobs.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=EU/0001JA
JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and well-being of all.