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Archeologist - South Central District


Dallas, TX, US Fort Worth, TX, US

Requisition ID: 136080 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Environmental 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

District Overview

Kiewit's South Central District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, transportation, and water resource markets. Projects you could be working on could include mass grading, drainage, paving, utility and more.  Although most of our work is regionally based in the south-central region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the United States. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.  


This position will be based on a project site in Dallas, TX


-    Assessing aerial photography, geographical survey data and historical records to identify locations for potential dig sites
-    Overseeing and documenting the extraction of artifacts at dig sites to maintain an accurate record and reduce the chances of damage during excavation
-    Identifying items from the excavation, analyzing and dating them
-    Creating computer-generated assessments and simulations of excavated locations to create estimated examples of the historical structures and civilization
-    Managing staff during both the excavation work and the recording and analysis of artifacts
-    Collecting data into a database and performing analysis to further understanding of the area and cultures being studied
-    Writing reports, academic papers and presentations on discoveries to share information
-    Assessing developer planning applications to ensure that any proposed construction will not disrupt potentially valuable archeological sites
-    Developing scientific hypotheses based on analysis of data, then testing these theories through excavation, further research and analysis


-    Meets the qualifications as described in the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archeology and Historic Preservation (48 FR §44716) and the Texas Historical Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (13 TAC Chapter 26)
-    Demonstrated knowledge of compliance under the NHPA and Texas Antiquities Code
-    Experience with preparation of archaeological reports that meet NEPA and Section 106 standards and state standards particularly those of the Texas Historical Commission

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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