At KLJ, we love engineering, moving forward, and bringing ideas to life. Our work is more than a project, it's a long-term solution for the communities in which we live and work. We are committed to providing an exceptional experience to our customers – every project, every time. We reimagine what projects can be through innovative planning, design, and support of infrastructure projects of all shapes and sizes. Join our team and reimagine what your career can be.
*This position may be located in: Bismarck, ND; Denver, CO; St. Paul, MN; Rapid City, SD; Sioux Falls, SD; Helena, MT; Billings, MT; or Gillette, WY*
Provide cultural resource management services for KLJ projects in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner.
Lead client and project work for the Cultural Resources group
Overall strategies for the Cultural Resources group including but not limited to sales, marketing, client relations, and revenue
Responsible for the Cultural Resources group financials and quality goals
Market to existing or potential clients and obtain work for the firm
Responsible for contracts, scope of services, schedules and budgets
Review for Quality Assurance and Quality Control and ensure compliance with KLJ quality standards
Participate in and facilitate meetings with stakeholders and clients
Effectively deal with difficult situations and confrontation both internally and externally
Utilize effective written and oral communication
Provide direction, review, and support to the group by leading projects; assuring proper practices and techniques
Instruct, train, and mentor group members and support staff
Lead staff within the workgroup
Coordinate business development and marketing strategy and obtain work
Respond to RFPs (request for proposals) and lead interviews
Prepare scope, estimates, and contracts
Prepare forecast of workload for assigned staff and closely monitor backlog
Supervise group members and support staff including hiring, promoting, terminations, performance reviews, and training
Manage multiple project teams while acting as project manager or client manager
Assist with and coordinate client management activities
A Master’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, history or a related field and 8 or more years of experience is required
Permitted as a Principal Investigator in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, Wyoming and Colorado (or can be permitted in these states)
Secretary of the Interior qualified
Must have a valid drivers license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
Regional experience is highly desired
GIS background is preferred
Certified as a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) is preferred
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite are highly desired
Supervisory and project management experience is preferred
Hours and Travel
This position requires the individual work 40 or more hours per week with 40% of the time spent in the field and 60% in the office.
The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
The employee is regularly required to:
Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
Talk or hear and communicate clearly
The employee must:
Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to ten miles per day
Frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The salary for this position is expected to range from $68,400 to $83,600 depending on experience.
All applicants must be authorized to work in the US. KLJ does not sponsor applicants for employment-based visas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Job Closing Date: 6/29/2018
Internal Number: 17-0078,79;18-0031-36
At KLJ, we love what we do, care about our communities, and work together to improve quality of life for future generations. We do this by living our commitment to our clients – an exceptional experience.
An exceptional experience starts the very first time we meet. It is our goal for your project to be seamless – from start to finish. Our team specializes in a variety of markets. This makes it easy for us to collaborate and ultimately provides you the convenience of working with one firm. It's peace of mind that your project is well-managed and will result in a finished project that you and your community are proud of for years to come.
We also recognize all projects, both large and small, have many moving parts and the key to any successful project is a strong partnership. That starts with our commitment to an exceptional experience that truly reimagines what your project can become. We identify project needs and take the time to fully understand what is most important to you and how you define an exceptional experience. Then, we act on it – we believe it's the difference between a project that is good, and one that is great.
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