Historical Architect Program Compliance Support
Fort Bliss, El Paso, TX
Ft. Bliss, home of the 1st Armored Division, is the Armys largest mobilization platform, has the largest training area (larger than the state of Rhode Island), and is host to the Armys largest modernization efforts. The Environmental Division of its Directorate of Public Works is responsible for the oversight of the installation's natural and cultural resources ensuring compliance with environmental policy, programs and legislation, managing the Region Environmental Program in support of the Army's environmental strategy for pollution prevention, compliance, restoration and conservation.
We are seeking a qualified individual to provide services to monitor approximately 1250 work orders and 41,000 service orders per year that include observation and monitoring construction activities that have the potential to affect Fort Bliss historic properties.
Report problematic historical preservation compliance violations to the Fort Bliss Historical Architect
Provide architectural compliance solutions that may include preparation of architectural drawings (40 drawings per year at approximately five hours per drawing)
Use computer based drafting programs
Perform project reviews that may include landscape issues
Assist with other Historical Resources Team projects/assignment such as letter and report writing
Assist in the field with assessments and conservation projects
Assist with compliance activities associated with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended
Bachelors or Masters degree in Architecture, Historical Architecture, History (with a concentration in military history) or a degree in a related field appropriate for the tasks assigned
Experience may be substituted in part for education; specifically six (6) years of related field experience under the supervision of a professional who meets the requirements for a Principal Investigator-Historical Architect (PI-HA) may be substituted for a bachelors degree
No less than two (2) years experience in historic properties field work
Knowledge of and experience with the Secretary of Interior Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
Ability and proficiency to use Microsoft (MS) Office® software to prepare and modify reports, documents and data tracking
Ability to communicate complex regulatory concepts and requirements to personnel lacking a technical background in simple, succinct, and comprehensible language
Ability to obtain Fort Bliss driver-training cards and operate a motor vehicle
Have or obtain a Common Access Card (CAC) for base entry
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.