🔗Preservation Planner/Architectural Historian
Website Epsilon Associates, Inc.
Epsilon Associates, Inc. is a leading engineering and environmental consulting firm with extensive experience in assisting clients with historic preservation planning, regulatory compliance and state and federal historic rehabilitation tax credits.
Epsilon is seeking a full-time Preservation Planner/Architectural Historian to work with our expanding historic preservation group. Key responsibilities include preparation of documents and reports for submission to local, state, and federal government review agencies; including National Register eligibility evaluations and nominations, Project Notification Forms, historic property surveys, design review applications, archival photographic documentation, and state and federal historic rehabilitation tax credit applications.
The successful candidate will have a minimum BA/BS degree in Architectural History, Historic Preservation Planning, or closely related discipline (MA/MS is preferred) and will have 3-5 years of professional experience and must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s professional qualifications.
Excellent research, writing, editing, and photographic abilities are required. Experience with building research, knowledge of architectural styles and forms, and periods of development and architectural history of New England as well as knowledge and experience with application of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties is a must. Documented experience with the preparation of historic rehabilitation tax credit applications and National Register nominations is essential.
Fluency in reading architectural drawings and the ability to use computer hardware, software, and other related information technologies (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, etc.) is required. Personal vehicle and a willingness to travel, primarily within Massachusetts and New England, also required.
Experience with federal and state cultural resource management with a working command of federal and state cultural resource and historic preservation statutes and regulations, including Section 106 and National Register criteria; knowledge of relevant Massachusetts regulations (Chapter 254 and MEPA) is a plus.
The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, have a professional demeanor and strong organizational skills, and possess the ability to manage priorities, meet deadlines, and multitask in a fast-paced environment. The candidate should be able to work in a team environment with a variety of project members and manage tasks as delegated by project lead. The candidate must possess strong communication skills including writing skills and the ability to work closely with clients.