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.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
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 five to seven 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. Experienced in the preparation of National Register nominations and historic rehabilitation tax credit applications is essential.
Fluency in reading architectural drawings and the ability to use computer hardware, software, and other related information technologies (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, 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.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE JOB
The Candidate must:
- work on a computer for extended periods of time; and
- be able to travel via car for an extended period of time.
Epsilon offers competitive salaries commensurate with individual qualifications and experience and a full package of benefits. We seek motivated self-starters who are willing to work hard, communicate well, and have fun in a professional setting.
WORKING CONDITIONS IN WHICH THE DUTIES ARE PERFORMED
Epsilon maintains a professional office located in a historic mill in Maynard, MA. Office space is recently renovated, clean, quiet, and friendly. At this time, due to COVID, the office is open on a limited basis. Company employees are currently working remotely, which is well supported by company technology and infrastructure.
Our team members enjoy regular opportunities for professional growth, a relaxed and flexible work environment, a competitive base salary, a 401k plan with a generous company match, profit sharing, an annual performance bonus program, and a full benefits package.
Epsilon is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. We ensure a workplace that supports and encourages creativity, professional growth and a company culture that promotes diversity, inclusion and overall employee health and well-being. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.