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Posted: 06/25/2013

Butler, Fairman and Seufert, Inc.
Environmental Department

Butler, Fairman & Seufert, Inc. is a full-service civil engineering firm with over 125 employees including Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects, Architectural Historians and technical support staff. Founded in 1961, we are well-known for our depth of technical expertise and responsive service. Our core values of honesty, professionalism, consideration, dedication and accountability are applied to every clients’ challenge.

Senior Architectural Historian
Professional Opportunity
Indianapolis, IN

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·         Provides guidance for project managers and clients on projects involving the entire Section 106 and/or Section 4(f) compliance process

·         Responsibilities will include conducting architectural surveys in accordance with the guidelines established by the Secretary of the Interior; preparing reports with recommendations of resource eligibility for transportation-related projects; conducting historic research and preparing professional reports; and managing coordination with the Indiana State Historic Preservation Office, Indiana Department of Transportation, Indiana Landmarks, and other involved parties throughout the state

·         Regular travel throughout the state for site visits and fieldwork is required, as well as an ability to work independently

Education and/or Experience

·         A graduate degree in historic preservation, architectural history, or a closely related field; OR its equivalent in education and experience, plus a minimum of five years of work experience in a professional capacity in the relevant discipline such as conducting architectural surveys, performing historic research, and preparing National Register nominations

·         Familiarity with the Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation, as well as other federal historic preservation laws, regulations and guidelines

·         Familiarity with the Select/Non-Select Bridges Project Development Process is preferred

·         Experience with the National Environmental Policy Act is preferred

Certificates and/or Licensures

·         A valid drivers license

Language Skills

·         Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide range of preservation constituents in both the public and private sectors.  Ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills.

Technical Skills

·         Ability to use Microsoft Office software, Windows, Windows-based PCs and peripherals, Adobe Acrobat, and Geographic Information System software

Physical Demands

·         Work in office requires prolonged sitting and frequent standing, as well as normal range of eyesight, hearing and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, telephone, photocopier and other office equipment. 

·         Work on site visits requires the ability to drive long distances, work outdoor year-round in all types of weather and may require bending, stooping, walking for extended periods of time on various terrain, and frequent standing


OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Submit cover letter, resume and references to: Aaron Davenport, Vice President Butler, Fairman and Seufert, Inc. 8450 Westfield Boulevard, Suite 300 Indianapolis, IN 46240 or Email: bfs@bfsengr.com or website: www.BFSEngr.com
Aaron Davenport
Phone: 317-713-4615
Fax: 317-713-4616
8450 Westfield Boulevard, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46240

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