Architectural Historian Field Supervisor - Idaho Falls, ID

  • Colorado State University
  • Colorado, USA
  • Nov 13, 2020
Full time   Other Administrative Positions

Job Description

An Architectural Historian Field Supervisor (Research Associate II) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) to provide technical guidance and daily oversight of field survey-related activities at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). This is a 12-month position with the possibility of extension up to 2-years. Relocation and home office expenses may be available; conditions apply. The Architectural Historian will research INL’s historic buildings and structures, assist with the evaluation of historic properties in accordance with the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility criteria, and record inventory information in the Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS) database. The position also entails assisting off-site CEMML supervisor with compiling field research and archival data into a final report to be submitted to the INL. The Architectural Historian Field Supervisor is responsible for the following: • Inventory all historic buildings and structures at INL over 40-years of age in accordance with CEMML recordation standards. • Work in conjunction with CEMML supervisor and INL personnel to ensure on-time completion of all assigned inventory and survey tasks. • Coordinate daily access and travel to the site (approximately 45 miles from Idaho Falls, ID). • Schedule and supervise survey team activities, providing on-the-job training and instruction as needed. • Ensure consistent and accurate implementation of established field methodologies and logistics for reconnaissance- and intensive-level architectural surveys. • Review and/or inspect the work of others to ensure completeness and accuracy. • Photograph historic buildings and structures in accordance with NRHP and Idaho State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) standards, This position shall work from a home office or other remote location with regular fieldwork conducted at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in Southeastern Idaho. The Department of Energy (DOE) oversees the INL, which is a federal reserve of approximately 890 square miles on the northeastern edge of the Snake River Plain. In the 1940s, the Naval Proving Grounds (NPG) was developed in the core area of what would become the INL and in 1949, it was expanded by the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) to create the National Reactor Testing Station (NRTS). After decades of nuclear energy research and engineering, the site underwent a series of name changes of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) and the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (NEEL) before it became the INL. The INL now supports activities and research that include nuclear energy research and development Department of Homelands Security technologies development and demonstration, and environmental cleanup and restoration.

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