Careers

At RGA, our clients drive our projects, and our passion drives our pursuits. We pride ourselves on providing an environment for learning, growth, and career development.

Looking for the chance to do the kind of work that invigorates and piques your interest? The opportunity to challenge yourself and learn new skills? To be surrounded by smart, ambitious, motivated people?

That’s the culture we cultivate at RGA. Come join our team!

Senior Project Manager (Architectural Historian) – Cranbury, NJ or Philadelphia, PA

Richard Grubb & Associates, Inc. (RGA) is seeking a Senior Project Manager/Principal Senior Architectural Historian to be based out of its Cranbury, New Jersey or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office. This position can be based remotely; however, applicants should be available to travel to project sites in the NJ/PA area as necessary for site visits and fieldwork duties. Prior work experience in the mid-Atlantic/Northeast is preferred but not required. The successful candidate should have at least 8 years’ experience, meet the qualifications set forth in the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Architectural Historians/Historians (36CFR61), and have a Master’s Degree in History, Architectural History, Historic Preservation, or closely related field. Experience with federal and state cultural resource management regulations, including a good working knowledge of NEPA and Section 106, is required.

Responsibilities include managing complex cultural resources surveys overseeing multiple staff members, conducting detailed primary and secondary source historical research, technical report writing, proposal development, National Register evaluations, HABS/HAER documentation, and review of similar deliverables produced by architectural historians, among others. Familiarity with the regional history and the cultural and built environment of the Mid-Atlantic is desirable. The ability to conduct intensive archival research (i.e. using deeds, census records, etc.) and to write clear, cogent, and thorough historic contexts is a must. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, possess strong organizational skills, and have the ability to manage priorities and meet project deadlines and budgets.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate with review and regulatory agencies, including various SHPOs and federal and state agencies.
  • Direct, plan, organize, and manage historic architectural surveys.
  • Supervise project architectural historians and principal investigators on multiple complex projects.
  • Review and edit historic architectural survey reports, including technical writing.
  • Communicate with clients on survey progress and results, ensuring that projects are performed within budget, in accordance with project schedules, and following federal and state review agency guidelines.
  • Management of all aspects of cultural resource projects, including proposal and budget development, technical report review, and staff management.

RGA is committed to leadership development and is willing to train the right candidate for this position.

    Qualified applicants should possess:

    • MA/MS or Ph.D. degree in History, Architectural History, Historic Preservation, or closely related field.
    • Experience with the architecture and history of the mid-Atlantic/Northeast region (preferred).
    • At least 8 years of experience as a Principal Investigator.
    • Diverse project management experience on small and large project types.
    • Experience with various regional, state, and federal cultural resource management regulations, including a good working knowledge of NEPA and Section 106.
    • Detailed, working knowledge of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, and the National Park Service’s guidelines for completing HABS/HAER/HALS documentation projects.
    • Ability to prepare technical and cost proposals.
    • Technical writing, communication, and problem-solving skills.
    • Collegiality in working with archaeologists and historians as part of a team environment.

    This full-time position includes a competitive pay and benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Salary range for this position ranges from $62,000 to $75,000 and is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

    To be considered for this opportunity, please email a cover letter, a copy of a current CV (or resume) detailing education and work experience, and a writing sample (3-5 pages) to:

    Alice Domm, President
    adomm@rgaincorporated.com

    Senior Project Manager (Archaeology) – Full Time/Permanent

    Richard Grubb and Associates, Inc. (RGA) is seeking a Senior Project Manager/Principal Senior Archaeologist to be based out of our New Jersey or Philadelphia, PA office, Prior work experience in the mid-Atlantic is preferred. This position can be based remotely (ie work from home) but candidates should be based in the NJ/PA/DE/NY area.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Coordination with review agencies including various SHPO, federal and state agencies.
    • Direct, plan, organize, and manage archaeological surveys, site recordation, monitoring, and other duties in operational regions
    • Supervise project archaeologists and principal investigators working on multiple projects
    • Review and edit archaeological survey reports, including technical writing.
    • Communicate with clients on survey results and ensure that projects are performed within budget, in accordance with project schedules, and follow federal and various state review agency guidelines.
    • Management of all aspects of cultural resource projects and must have advanced experience in proposal writing, technical report reviews and senior staff management.
    • Direct contact with federal, state, county, municipal, and private clients, and interface with regulatory agencies.

    Qualified applicants must possess:

    • MA/MS or Ph.D. degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or related field.
    • Experience with the archaeology, prehistory, history and ethnohistory of the mid-Atlantic region (preferred)
    • 10 years of experience as a Principal Investigator
    • 5 years as a project manager with diverse project management experience on small and large project types
    • Experience with various regional, state, and federal cultural resource management regulations, including a good working knowledge of NEPA and Section 106.
    • Advanced ability to prepare technical and cost proposals.
    • Technical writing, communication, and problem-solving skills.
    • Collegiality in working with architectural historians and historians as part of a team environment.
    • Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) designation is preferred.

    This is a full-time position and compensation includes a complete benefits package. Salary is dependent upon qualifications. Ability to perform or oversee geophysical surveys would be a plus.

    If you wish to be considered for this excellent opportunity, please email a cover letter, writing sample (3-5 pages), and a copy of a current CV (or resume) detailing education and work experience as soon as possible to:

    Alice Domm, President
    adomm@rgaincorporated.com

    Senior Archaeologist – Philadelphia or New Jersey

    Richard Grubb and Associates, Inc. (RGA) is seeking a Senior Archaeologist to be based out of its Cranbury, NJ or Philadelphia, PA office. This position can be based remotely at this time due to COVID-19 but applicants should be in a commuting distance to sites in Delaware, Southern/Eastern PA, and New Jersey for site visits as needed. Prior work experience in the mid-Atlantic is preferred but not required.

    Senior Archaeologist responsibilities include:

    • Coordination with review agencies including various SHPO, federal and state agencies.
    • Direct, plan, organize, and manage archaeological surveys, site recordation, monitoring, and other duties in operational regions
    • Supervise field directors for phase I, II and III archaeological surveys
    • Prepare archaeological survey reports, including technical writing.
    • Working within a budget and in accordance with project schedules.
    • Working with sub-consultants and reviewing their results.
    • Communication with clients, including state agencies

    Qualified applicants must possess:

    • MA/MS or Ph.D. degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or related field.
    • Experience with the archaeology, prehistory, history and ethnohistory of the mid-Atlantic region (preferred)
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a principal investigator or with technical report preparation experience
    • Experience with various regional, state, and federal cultural resource management regulations, including a good working knowledge of NEPA and Section 106.
    • Technical writing, communication, and problem-solving skills.
    • Collegiality in working with architectural historians and historians as part of a team environment.
    • Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) designation is preferred.
    • Ability to prepare technical and cost proposals a plus 

    This is a full-time position and compensation includes a complete benefits package. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

    If you wish to be considered for this excellent opportunity, please email a cover letter and a copy of a current CV (or resume) detailing education and work experience as soon as possible to:

    Alice Domm, President
    adomm@rgaincorporated.com

     

    Archaeological Field Director – North Carolina

    Richard Grubb & Associates (RGA) is seeking an archaeological field director for its North Carolina Branch Office in Wake Forest. Applicants should be available to travel daily to project sites as necessary for fieldwork duties. Projects will be located primarily in the Southeast region, but also in other parts of the U.S. and its territories. Prior work experience in North Carolina and the Southeast region is preferred but not required.

    Archaeological Field Director responsibilities include:

    • Plan, organize, and manage archaeological surveys, site recordation, monitoring, and other fieldwork duties
    • Supervise crews on a day-to-day basis in all phases of a project
    • Communicate with project managers to ensure that projects are performed within budget and meet project schedules
    • Review and maintain quality control of all field data
    • Author technical reports under the guidance of the Principal Investigator

    Qualified applicants must possess:

    • Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related field
    • Communication and problem-solving skills
    • At least two years of experience in Cultural Resources Management
    • Experience in evaluating pre-contact and historic artifacts and features
    • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
    • Ability and willingness to travel
    • Experience using a Trimble Geo7x is preferred

    This is a full-time position and compensation includes a complete benefits package. Salary is expected to be in the $45-50,000 range. The position would be based at the Nashville office with the option for a hybrid work schedule.

    To be considered for this opportunity, please email a cover letter and resume/CV detailing education and work experience to:

    Alvin Banguilan, Principal Senior Archaeologist
    abanguilan@rgaincorporated.com

     

    Archaeological Field Director – Tennessee

    Richard Grubb & Associates (RGA) is seeking an archaeological field director for its Tennessee Branch Office in Nashville. Applicants should be available to travel daily to project sites as necessary for fieldwork duties. Projects will be located primarily in Tennessee and the Mid-South region, but also in other parts of the U.S. and its territories. Prior work experience in Tennessee and the Mid-South region is preferred but not required.

    Archaeological Field Director responsibilities include:

    • Plan, organize, and manage archaeological surveys, site recordation, monitoring, and other fieldwork duties
    • Supervise crews on a day-to-day basis in all phases of a project
    • Communicate with project managers to ensure that projects are performed within budget and meet project schedules
    • Review and maintain quality control of all field data
    • Author technical reports under the guidance of the Principal Investigator

    Qualified applicants must possess:

    • Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related field
    • Communication and problem-solving skills
    • At least two years of experience in Cultural Resources Management
    • Experience in evaluating pre-contact and historic artifacts and features
    • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
    • Ability and willingness to travel
    • Experience using a Trimble Geo7x is preferred

    This is a full-time position and compensation includes a complete benefits package. Salary is expected to be in the $45-50,000 range. The position would be based at the Nashville office with the option for a hybrid work schedule. 

    To be considered for this opportunity, please email a cover letter and resume/CV detailing education and work experience to:

    Kate McKinney, Principal Investigator
    kmckinney@rgaincorporated.com

     

    Technical Editor

    Richard Grubb and Associates, Inc is seeking a detail-oriented individual to join our team as a technical editor. This position can be based out of Cranbury, NJ, Philadelphia, PA or Wake Forest, NC or a remote position. The responsibilities of the technical editor include reviewing the work of the technical writers, report layout, designing templates, and coordinating graphics. Ultimately, a top-notch technical editor has excellent writing, editing, proofreading, and page composition skills.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Work with researchers and developers to ensure document accuracy.
    • Review written technical documents for clarity, grammar, spelling, punctuation, content, and style.
    • Make any necessary corrections to technical documents.
    • Give feedback and advice to technical writers.
    • Ensure that all written content meets company’s standards.
    • Develop, communicate, and adhere to goals for content, workflow, and aim of writing.
    • Create templates for technical writers that are easy to apply and adapt.
    • Conduct quality assurance on all published documents, including brochures, advertisements, newsletters, marketing materials, etc.
    • Layout and production of report and marketing material
    • Maintain the company website’s technical content.
    • Conform to company-specific and discipline-specific editing guidelines.

    Qualified applicants must possess:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, anthropology, history, or another related field.
    • A Master’s degree may be advantageous.
    • Proven experience as a technical writer/editor and in working with a variety of style guides.
    • Knowledge of technical concepts including architecture, engineering, history, and/or anthropology preferred.
    • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud
    • Prior graphic design/layout experience a plus
    • Excellent computer and word processing skills
    • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, and page composition skills
    • Experience with web coding and authoring systems, such as HTML or XML or wordpress a plus.
    • Ability to adhere to deadlines, manage multiple projects, and handle pressure.
    • Excellent communication skills/ability to work well on a team and alone
    • Strong attention to detail.

    To be considered for this opportunity, cover letter and resume (or CV) detailing education and work experience to:

    Alice Domm, President
    adomm@rgaincorporated.com

    RGA is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.  RGA is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. RGA is a Drug-Free Workplace.

    RGA participates in E-Verify.