KEA Cultural Resources (Historian)/NEPA Specialist, Kennedy Engineering & Associates Group (Atlanta, GA)
Contributed By: John Palm
Description: The selected applicant will perform field surveys of historic resources, prepare Section 106 documentation including Historic Resources Survey Reports and Assessment of Effects documents, and coordinate with state and federal resource agencies. In addition, the applicant will work as part of a team of environmental
professionals to prepare various National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental documents, coordinate environmental resource studies, and resolve issues for a variety of projects including, but not limited to, transportation
projects. Experience should include historic resource identification, Section
106 documentation, Section 4(f) Evaluation, NEPA and/or Georgia Environmental
Policy Act (GEPA) document preparation, and independent technical report
writing. This position requires excellent oral and written communication
skills, including public speaking. Occasional travel is required. The Historian/NEPA specialist will work with internal staff as well as Prime and Subconsultant firms, including design staff, to work on ways to avoid/minimize impacts to identified NRHP-eligible resources.
Salary - $70 - $80,000 annually
Qualifications: Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in performing ALL phases of Section 106 Assessments including fieldwork (survey), resource identification, resource evaluation and mitigation. This includes the use of background documentation (courthouse research, county surveys, maps, site files, context studies, etc.) supervision, HABS/HAER documentation and photography. The completion of the required training for employee qualification in Area Class 1.06(b) by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is strongly preferred. Experience in
NEPA/GEPA documentation and working knowledge of GDOT NEPA requirements is a plus. Marketing and business development is a key requirement for the position
to build a Cultural Resources practice.
Education: Bachelor degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural History, or similar area of study is required. Master degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural History, or similar area of study is preferred.
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