Careers

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 – ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIAN, WASHINGTON, D.C. / RICHMOND METRO AREA

    Washington, D. C. / Richmond Metro Area
    • Full Time

    Principal Investigator – Architectural Historian

    Washington, D.C./Richmond Metro Area

    Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management (CRM) firm, is seeking a Principal Investigator (PI) to join our History/Architecture practice in the Washington, D.C., or Richmond Metro Area. This role is full time, regular status, salaried exempt.

    Summary of the Role:

    The PI – History/Architecture is an architectural historian responsible for planning and directing historical research and narrative writing for compliance reports and providing historic preservation and CRM services to the satisfaction of client requirements and in accordance with professional and company standards and ethics. The PI is responsible for all aspects of fieldwork, report content, and preparation, National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) evaluations, preliminary evaluations of project effects, and CRM recommendations. The Architectural Historian PI is also responsible for ensuring that all other project personnel have sufficient experience to perform their required duties. An Architectural Historian PI may be responsible for the supervision of other History/Architecture and/or archaeological staff on a project basis.

    Key Duties:

    • Timely and cost-effective scoping, implementation, and completion of projects.
    • Development and tracking of project specific budgets, personnel identification/assignments, and work schedules.
    • Development of research goals, field plans, and work products/deliverables on time and budget.
    • Development of professional, resource-specific recommendations for the management of cultural resources, particularly aboveground cultural resources, using NRHP and other applicable criteria.
    • Responsible for coordination between project and company personnel and clients and client representatives.
    • Participates in public outreach and interface to include opportunities for educating the public on the importance of cultural resources and heritage management.
    • Assists Senior Managers, Senior Principal Investigators, and/or President identify new market sectors, clients, and prepare proposals.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • M.A./M.S. in History, Historic Preservation, Architectural History, or closely related field plus five (5) years of professional experience researching and evaluating aboveground cultural resources within the CRM environment.
    • Expertise in historic architectural styles and types, and the application of the NRHP Criteria.
    • Excellent field work skills including archival research, survey techniques, photo recordation, and mapping capabilities, including electronic techniques, and the ability to plan and direct others in these tasks.
    • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate CRMs findings via oral and written means.
    • Basic understanding of GIS applications as applied to CRM.
    • Understanding of U.S. historic preservation and cultural resource management laws and requirements, especially Section 106.
    • Ability to plan and execute work within schedule and budget.
    • Competency in managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
    • A valid U.S. driver’s license.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • M.A./M.S. in Architectural History.
    • Eight (8) years or more of professional experience researching and evaluating aboveground cultural resources within the CRM environment.
    • Three (3) years of supervisory and/or project management and/or program management experience in the CRM environment.
    • Three (3) years of experience working closely with U.S. Federal agencies and/or U.S. Federal properties.
    • Proficiency utilizing GIS hardware and software as applied to CRM projects.
    • Proficiency with creating graphics and integrating them into reports, PowerPoint presentations, etc.
    • Experience preparing any of the following: historic structure reports, cultural landscape reports, cultural landscape inventories, and administrative histories.

    This position may require up to 40% travel. Frequently this travel is outside the local area and includes overnight stays. Work currently will be remote, but residency in Washington, D.C. or Richmond area is required due to project work.

    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

    • Cover letter detailing expression of interest;
    • Resume or CV;
    • 2-3 writing samples (preferably written during the past 3-5 years).

    The writing samples may include a NRHP nomination, an architectural survey form, and/or a chapter or chapters from a technical report. The samples should be entirely or primarily the work of the applicant and should illustrate the applicant’s ability to communicate aboveground cultural resource findings.

    No phone calls, please.

    The position is open until filled and we will be interviewing qualified applicants immediately.

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, MARINE ARCHAEOLOGY – Providence, RI, Cincinnati, OH, Houston, TX, Indianapolis, IN, Richmond, VA

    Providence, RI, Cincinnati, OH, Houston, TX, Indianapolis, IN, Richmond, VA
    • Full Time

    Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management firm, has an opening for a Principal Investigator – Marine Archaeology. 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.

    Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum of:

    • M.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.
    • Preferred location: Providence, RI

    Salary Range:

    $65,000-$80,000 commensurate with experience.

    Travel:

    This position requires overnight travel, as required.

    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 a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to Charity Touchette, HR Director,

    ctouchette@graypape.com

    Preferred writing sample will be a CRM report, with applicant as the author. The position is open until filled and we will be interviewing qualified applicants immediately.

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

  • SEASONAL, ON-CALL ARCHAEOLOGY FIELD TECHNICIAN OPENINGS, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND

    Providence, Rhode Island
    • Temporary

    Gray & Pape, a national cultural heritage firm, is seeking field technician applicants to develop a qualified pool of technicians for work out of our Providence office for the 2021-2022 field season. Individuals interested in working for Gray & Pape will only be selected from this pool.

    The Seasonal Field Technician performs archaeological field work, lab work, or GIS work under the direction and supervision of a Gray & Pape Project Manager/Principal Investigator. Applicants approved for the pool must have (at a minimum):

    • B.A./B.S. in Archaeology, Anthropology, Tribal Historic Preservation or related field with prior coursework in, or demonstrated knowledge of archaeology, prehistory, and history
    • Previous CRM experience in the northeastern United States;
    • Ability to travel without restriction Monday through Friday with occasional weekend work required;
    • Ability to use GPS unit and Total Station;
    • Demonstrated work reliability;
    • Field boots that meet nationally-recognized safety standards (currently ASTM 2413 with electric hazard protection); and
    • Ability to pass a background check if required by clients

    Preference will be given to those with CRM experience. Familiarity with Phase I, II, and/or III work required.

    We will be accepting applicants to the qualified pool until April 26th, 2021. Positions are seasonal, and work is on-call, as needed. Acceptance into the qualified field technician pool is not a guarantee of a job offer or a guarantee of hours in 2021-2022. Please submit a cover letter detailing your experience and education and resume with three professional references to

    ahuntley@graypape.com

    No phone calls, please.

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

  • SEASONAL, ON-CALL ARCHAEOLOGY FIELD TECHNICIAN OPENINGS, HOUSTON, TEXAS

    Houston, Texas
    • Temporary

    Gray & Pape, a national cultural heritage firm, is seeking field technician applicants to develop a qualified pool of technicians for work out of our Houston office for the 2021-2022 field season. Individuals interested in working for Gray & Pape will only be selected from this pool.

    The Seasonal Field Technician performs archaeological field work, lab work, or GIS work under the direction and supervision of a Gray & Pape Project Manager/Principal Investigator. Applicants approved for the pool must have (at a minimum):

    • B. A./B.S. in Archaeology, Anthropology, Tribal Historic Preservation or related field with prior coursework in, or demonstrated knowledge of archaeology, prehistory, and history
    • Archaeological field school experience
    • Ability to use GPS unit and Total Station
    • Ability to use Digital/point and shoot/DSLR cameras
    • Capability to take detailed notes
    • Demonstrated work reliability.

    Preference will be given to those with CRM experience. Familiarity with Phase I, II, and/or III work required.

    We will be accepting applicants to the qualified pool until April 26th, 2021. Positions are seasonal, and work is on-call, as needed. Acceptance into the qualified field technician pool is not a guarantee of a job offer or a guarantee of hours in 2021-2022. Please submit a cover letter detailing your experience and education and resume with three professional references to:

    ahuntley@graypape.com 

    No phone calls, please.

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

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.