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Posted: 09/01/2011

RGA Environmental

Our firm is a sub-contractor to a large prime gov't contractor who has a Public Assistance Contract with FEMA. They have an immediate need for a Sr. Architect. Resumes must be submitted no later than Sept 3.

Sr. Architect
Professional Opportunity
New Orleans, LA
$80 p/hr

Our firm is a sub-consultant to a prime contractor to FEMA. They are seeking a istorical architect with 7-10 years of experience for a minimum 90 day deployment to New Orleans for a FEMA contract. The Senior Architectural Historian is responsible for completing the standing structures component of FEMA’s identification, evaluation, and determination of effects responsibilities under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act in coordination with a Historic Architect and other Historic Preservation Specialists. General activities include: identifying historic preservation issues and needs in program activities as it relates to compliance with Section 106; managing and completing Section 106 compliance documentation for various FEMA funded projects; coordinating with involved parties, including the State Historic Preservation Office, to assist in making decisions about project alternatives and the resolution of adverse effects to historic resources; working independently or with other Historic Preservation Specialists in drafting necessary documents; and assisting with both internal and external training on historic preservation issues and topics.

Qualifications/Skill Set/Experience

• Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards in Architectural History.

• 7- 10 years of professional experience working in the field with the National Register of Historic Places and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

• Knowledge of and experience working with the National Register of Historic Places, to include identification and evaluation of significant buildings, structures, objects and districts.

• Demonstrated ability to make determinations of eligibility and conduct assessment of effects under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act including producing required documentation and correspondence that meets legal requirements and policies.

• Ability to communicate in writing in order to prepare technical and non-technical reports, write scopes of work, compose management plans, and review and edit others work, etc. Basic computer skills including experience using Microsoft Excel.

• Previous FEMA disaster work in Louisiana.

• Knowledge of architectural resources in Louisiana.

• This is a minimum of 90 day deployment with the possibility of being extended for longer (depending on operational need).

OPen until
none given

How to apply
Send a resume and a 250-500 word bio written in the 3rd person summarizing your experience. You must be a US citizen; be able to travel on 5 days notice; accept a 90 day deployment to New Orleans; be able to pass an FBI background check (no felonies, no DUI's). This position will start immediately and additional deployments are likely. All hours worked are paid at straight time; most work weeks are 48 hours. All travel, lodging, per diem, laundry are paid at GSA gov't rates.
JoAnn Copperud
Phone: (510) 899-7030
1466 66th Street
emervyille, CA 94611

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