Cultural Resource Specialist, Senior

Position Details

Type Full Time
Offered By Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Fresno, California
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PG&E is seeking a talented and self-driven Senior Cultural Resource Specialist to support PG&E in achieving its vision of being the leading utility within the United States. The Senior Cultural Resources Specialist is responsible for ensuring operational impacts to the environment are minimized and/or eliminated. The Senior Cultural Resources Specialist is an interface between PG&E and state and federal agencies as well as interested stakeholders and Non-Governmental Organizations for licensing and permitting proceedings associated with cultural resources. The position requires an extensive knowledge of the cultural and historic resource issues associated with utility projects and requires the individual to leverage experience gained and client relationships to help meet PG&E goals and objectives. Additionally, the Specialist must have a thorough understanding of the laws and regulations pertaining to cultural resource management and archaeological protection including, but not limited to, National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (as amended) and it's implementing regulations found at 36 CFR 800 (Section 106), Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, CDF practice rules, CEQA and NEPA guidelines. This position will be headquartered in Fresno, CA. Requires 25% travel time. Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation's cleanest energy to 15 million people in Northern and Central California.


PG&E’s Environmental Management Department includes a staff of approximately 300 land managers, surveyors, land rights and acquisition specialists, resource scientists, and environmental planners. Our goal is to ensure that PG&E’s lands are well managed and our property rights are protected, that we work closely with state and federal regulators to protect the unique landscapes and environmental resources found on these properties, and that we acquire and comply with all environmental permits required to conducted activities on these properties. Our work requires close integration between our team of planners, land specialists, and environmental scientists, as well as the legal staff, environmental policy, and the gas, electric, and generation lines of business that we support.



  • Four-year BS/BA degree in Anthropology with emphasis in archaeology and/or cultural resources management with direct application to current job responsibilities.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 8-10 years relevant professional work experience


  • Knowledge of California archaeology
  • Experience in serving in a lead technical role in regulatory agency communications and negotiations.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including report writing and oral presentations
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to work independently with only general direction, but also comfortable working as a team lead
  • Thorough knowledge of State and Federal laws related to cultural resources
  • Ability to apply knowledge of cultural and historical resources, project management, and business processes to independently resolve complex problems.

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