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Gray & Pape is a federal contractor and is subject to Executive Order 14042 requiring that covered employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have been approved by the company for a religious or medical exemption. In response, Gray & Pape mandates that all individuals who are offered employment present documentation of full vaccination upon being hired; coordinate with our HR and Safety departments to arrange for vaccination within an allowable timeframe; or work with HR to be approved for an accommodation under applicable state and/or federal regulations.

Gray & Pape invests in our employees. We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits to eligible employees, including:

  • Health/Dental/Vision plans
  • 401K plan
  • Wellness program
  • Continuing Education
  • Principal Investigator – Marine Archaeology

    Providence, RI
    • Full Time

    Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management firm, has an opening for a Principal Investigator – Marine Archaeology. The preferred location for this opportunity is in Providence, RI, but we will consider Cincinnati, OH, Houston, TX, Indianapolis, IN, or Richmond, VA. For candidates who meet all of the required qualifications and many of the preferred qualifications, Gray & Pape will consider a remote work option. This role is regular, full time, and salaried exempt. The salary range for this position is $65,000-$80,000 commensurate with experience, qualifications, and education. Gray & Pape offers a hybrid work environment with built in flexibility for days in the office.

    Summary of the Role:

    The PI-Marine Archaeology will be responsible for assisting Gray & Pape with a diverse portfolio of underwater and maritime archaeological projects across the U.S. supporting offshore energy development, coastal restoration, shoreline stabilization, broad research-oriented projects throughout North American waters, and international cultural impact assessments. The candidate should possess knowledge of the scientific and technical methods used in marine archaeology, including remote sensing surveys, data processing, and technical writing skills.

    Key Duties:

    • Responsible for timely and cost-effective conception, implementation, and completion of projects.
    • Works toward competency in managing multiple projects and priorities.
    • Develops project-specific budgets, personnel assignments, and schedules.
    • Develops research goals, field plans, work products (including all reports), and resource-specific recommendations.
    • Serves the client by understanding the requirements of the scope of work, using professional expertise for the management of cultural resources and providing a high-quality work product on time and on budget.
    • Sets realistic project goals which can be achieved within cost and time constraints.
    • Organizes and provides sufficient and complete information to team members; coordinates project input from staff and subcontractors.
    • Develops professional recommendations for the management of cultural resources, particularly archaeological resources, using the National Register of Historic Places and other applicable criteria.
    • Responsible for the organization and completion of project-specific reports.
    • Responsible for communication and/or coordination with other project and company personnel, clients, and client representatives.
    • Participates in public outreach programs to educate people about the importance of archaeological resources and Heritage Management, at the project, professional, and/or community levels.
    • Supports marketing and prepares proposals.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A./M.S. in Anthropology, Archaeology with an emphasis in underwater archaeology, or related field plus 5 years CRM supervisory and report preparation experience.
    • Ability to function as a Qualified Marine Archaeologist (QMA) per Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Guidelines.
    • Experience collecting and interpreting geophysical remote sensing survey data including side-scan sonar, magnetometer, gradiometer, sub-bottom profiler systems, and/or multibeam.
    • Experience with GIS mapping, geodetic conversions, and geodatabase creation.
    • Demonstrable attention to detail and clear communication as applied to client interactions.
    • Demonstrable experience with project scoping, technical execution of the project, and report writing.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA).
    • Marine archaeology experience in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic regions.
    • Management standards regarding identification and treatment of historic properties in federal waters.
    • Certified diver with demonstrated scientific diver training.
    • Marine archaeology data acquisition, documentation, analysis, and interpretation skills (e.g., ROV deployment, underwater photography, underwater excavation techniques, etc.).
    • Demonstrated experience evaluating geophysical and geotechnical data for potential submerged paleolandscapes.

    Travel:

    This position requires travel and is project-dependent with an expectation of travel outside the local area and for multiple days. Some projects may require extended travel.

    Gray & Pape offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health, dental, vision, and disability insurance, and a 401(k)-retirement plan. A complete job description is available upon request.

    If you are ready to join our team, please submit the following to Charity Touchette, HR Director, ctouchette@graypape.com. No phone calls, please.

    • Cover letter detailing expression of interest and office preference;
    • Resume or CV;
    • 1 writing sample. Preferred writing sample will be a CRM report with applicant as the author.

     

    The position is open until December 3, 2021, and we will be interviewing qualified applicants immediately.

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law. Please contact HR to request an accommodation.

  • Archaeologist 3

    Providence, RI

    Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management firm, has an opening for an Archaeologist 3 to join our Archaeology practice and support our successful Providence, RI office. This role is an hourly, non-exempt position with a range of $22.00-$26.00 per hour commensurate with experience, qualifications, and education. Gray & Pape offers a hybrid work environment with built in flexibility for days in the office.

     Summary of the Role:

    The Archaeologist 3 supervises archaeological tasks and studies under the direction of a Principal Investigator. This includes archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental research; literature reviews/desktop assessments; archaeological reconnaissance and due diligence surveys; Phase I archeological surveys; Phase II archaeological testing and evaluation; Phase III archaeological excavation, data recovery, and mitigation; archaeological, cultural, and historical artifact and laboratory analysis; preparation of archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental contexts; preparation of a variety of archaeological documentation and technical reports; and the preparation of artifacts and records for curation.

     Key Duties:

    • Disseminate research and write archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental contexts.
    • Prepare project specific research designs, and work- and safety-plans.
    • Perform and supervises archaeological fieldwork through surface surveys, shovel testing, test unit excavations, unit and trench excavations, and feature excavations.
    • Supervise and work on multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
    • Supervise all phases of archaeological fieldwork – conducting reconnaissance/due diligence studies, Phase I surveys, Phase II testing, and Phase III excavations.
    • Supervise project teams consisting of field directors, crew chiefs, field archaeologists, and other technical specialists and sub-contractors.
    • Perform archaeological, cultural, and historical artifact and laboratory analysis and prepares artifacts and records for curation.
    • Prepare written archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental contexts and a variety of archaeological documentation and technical reports.
    • Using National Register of Historic Places Criteria, make preliminary resource evaluations and recommendations related to archaeological resources identified during project work.
    • Complete work within assigned schedules and budgets.
    • Participate in public outreach programs to educate the public about the importance of archaeological resources and Heritage Management, at the project, professional, and/or community levels.
    • Assist with project management and administrative responsibilities including personnel assignments, and schedules; client, agency and landowner interaction; and consultation support.

     Minimum Qualifications:

    • BA/BS Anthropology, Archaeology or related field.
    • 3-year CRM supervisory experience.
    • Qualified to register as an RA or RPA with the Register of Professional Archaeologists.
    • Familiarity with field geospatial software.
    • Technological skills: ESRI Survey 123 and Collector, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat.
    • Traditional and digital mapping, including total station and GPS-based mapping skills; photography; survey techniques; and excavation techniques.
    • Demonstrable report writing experience.
    • Ability to analyze data such as statistical analysis, material culture analysis, and geomorphological analysis.
    • Good understanding of the legal framework of CRM.
    • Capability to excavate and document excavations.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and ability to operate a passenger car/light truck.

     Preferred Qualifications:

    • MA/MS Anthropology, Archaeology or related field.
    • Experience with GIS software.
    • Experience as lead author on CRM reports.

     Travel:

    Travel is project-dependent with an expectation of travel outside the local area and for multiple days. Some projects may require extended travel.

    Gray & Pape offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health and disability insurance, and a 401(k)-retirement plan. A complete job description is available upon request.

    If you are ready to join our team, please submit the following to Charity Touchette, HR Director, at ctouchette@graypape.com. No phone calls, please.

    • Cover letter detailing expression of interest;
    • Resume or CV;
    • 1 writing sample. Preferred writing sample will be a CRM report.

     

    This position is open until December 3, 2021, and we will be interviewing qualified applicants immediately.

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law. Please contact HR to request an accommodation.

  • Principal Investigator – Archaeology

    Indianapolis, IN
    • Full Time

    Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management (CRM) firm, is seeking a Principal Investigator – Archaeology to join our Archaeology practice and support our successful transportation group in our Indianapolis, Indiana office. Expected salary range for this role is $55,000-$65,000. This role is full time, regular status, exempt position. Gray & Pape offers a hybrid work environment with built-in flexibility for days in the office.

    Summary of the Role:

    The Principal Investigator-Archaeology is responsible for conducting and overseeing all aspects of archaeological projects and studies. This includes: archaeological, cultural, historical, and environmental research and context development; literature and desktop assessments to support modeling and due diligence objectives; archaeological reconnaissance and due diligence surveys; Phase I and II archeological resource identification and assessment; Phase III archaeological treatment plans, data recovery, and mitigation; archaeological, cultural, and historical artifact and laboratory analysis; preparation of a variety of archaeological documentation and technical reports; and preparing artifacts and records for curation.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • MA/MS in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field.
    • 5 years CRM transportation experience working with multiple state departments of transportation within their project development processes, guiding and coordinating across project teams, and with the Federal Highways Administration (FHWA).
    • Comprehensive understanding of the legal and administrative framework of CRM and, specifically, its application to transportation projects (Section 106 and 4f, NEPA).
    • Lead author CRM report preparation experience.
    • Qualified to register with the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA).
    • Excellent understanding of National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) Criteria and their application.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license and ability to operate a passenger car/light truck.

    Travel is project-dependent with an expectation of travel outside the local area and for multiple days. Some projects may require extended travel.

    Gray & Pape offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health and disability insurance, and a 401(k)-retirement plan. A complete job description is available upon request.

    If you are interested in joining our team, please submit the following to Charity Touchette, HR Director, at ctouchette@graypape.com.  No phone calls, please.

    • Cover letter detailing expression of interest;
    • Resume or CV;
    • 1 writing sample (preferably from the past 3-5 years).

    This position is open until December 1, 2021, and qualified candidates may be interviewed prior to the close date.

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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If you are interested in reviewing Gray & Pape’s Affirmative Action plan, you may contact Charity Touchette, Human Resources Director at ctouchette@graypape.com. Gray & Pape’s Affirmative Action Plan will be available to be reviewed between the hours of 9am and noon, eastern standard time.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment application and/or selection process, please contact Charity Touchette at ctouchette@graypape.com.