Assistant Archaeology Consultant 2023

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Are you looking for an exciting, interesting job role which can turn into a successful career helping shape the world we live in?

If you’re ambitious, innovative, and practically-minded we may be able to help. 

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting services with experts across a wide variety of disciplines from project managers, engineers, surveyors and town planners to environmental specialists, asset management professionals and more.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do! They help our clients succeed, our business prosper and the communities we work in thrive.

We need the very best people to maintain our position as a market leader. This includes those taking their first steps onto the career ladder – after all you are the future of our industry and if you’ve got ideas and ambition, we want to hear from you!

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Archaeology Consultant to join us in delivering a diverse range of projects within the historic environment. Working across archaeology, built heritage and historic landscapes, you’ll develop a wide range of valuable skills and experience in providing assessments and consultancy advice. Projects will vary from small developments to major infrastructure schemes in the defence, commercial, residential, transport, energy and urban regeneration sectors. As a motivated person this permanent position offers great opportunities to grow and develop your career with a supported programme of development.

Reporting to the management team you will be responsible for assisting with a range of projects at different phases, including desk-based research, site walkover surveys and producing initial assessments/reports. You will assist other Archaeological and Heritage Consultants and will be aiming to obtain good working relationships with internal and external teams.

This role will provide you with opportunities to develop and build relationships with colleagues and clients alike through collaborative working and strong communication skills.


  • A degree or Masters in a relevant subject (BA, BSc, MA, MSc)
  • Computer Literate with experience of ArGIS
  • Good general knowledge of British Archaeology
  • Excellent research and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, sometimes outdoors
  • Commitment to studying towards professional qualification
  • Strong analytical, written, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Full Driving Licence

Making everybody feel welcome at Tetra Tech is important to us – because everybody is welcome! We are working hard to be a business where people can not only be themselves but can celebrate who they are and what they bring to our organisation. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, medical condition or any other individual need, we'd be happy to talk to you about making reasonable adjustments to our application and selection process that will enable you to be your best.

We are one of the only consultancies to have adopted a fully flexible working arrangement where employees have the choice of how, when and where they work caveated only by the requirement to fulfil our clients’ requirements. The focus on our people doesn’t end there though, with mental health first aiders, wellbeing & fitness challenges, diversity, equity & inclusion interest groups and lunch and learns sessions from guest speakers as well as a comprehensive flexible benefits selection and a day off for your birthday - we want all our employees to be proud to work for Tetra Tech.

DEADLINE 30th January 2024