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Job Title:

GIS/CAD Technician - Raleigh

Reports To:

GIS/CAD Manager

 

Category:

Non-Exempt – Part Time as needed

   

 

   

Job Summary:

Supports ESI staff with data management, technical drawing, and map production using GIS and CAD technologies.  Assists in tasks associated with the collation and organization of data prepared and/or acquired for field use. 

           

Essential Job Duties

 

Leadership

  • Addresses and resolves conflicts within the team constructively and proactively
  • Exercises mature judgement about proprietary and confidential matters
  • Team player

Management

  • Works with Management daily/weekly to identify assignments and workload
  • Effective at multi-tasking of technical and administrative production assignments simultaneously to ensure all project goals are met
  • Communicates effectively with the team, other teams, or non-ESI partners, when necessary, to ensure any and all assignments are successfully completed
  • Responsible for completing assignments in allotted time budgeted

Business Development

  • Promotes the ESI brand and its service lines effectively through professional associations, teaming partners and personal contacts

Technical

  • Effectively identify, research, and obtain spatial and/or tabular data from various resources
  • Ability to prepare basic maps and associated data sets, i.e. geodatabase or shapefile, using GIS technologies
  • Possess an understanding of spatial coordinate systems and their effect on scale/layout of work product
  • Good analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate technical data product abilities and/or issues verbally and narratively in an effective manner to a variety of audiences
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS
  • Basic GPS Skills

Fiscal

  • Meet or exceed annual billing utilization expectations

 

Education, Experience, Certification, Registrations or Licensure

  • An AA/AS degree or BA/BS degree in GIS, Geography, Environmental Sciences or closely related technical field through a technical school is preferred but not required
  • A basic - intermediate knowledge of Esri® GIS software products. A primary focus on the ArcMap™, ArcCatalog™, and Arc Toolbox™ applications are essential for this position. Certifications in the above and associated extensions are helpful.
  • A basic knowledge of Autodesk® software products focused on AutoCAD Map 3D™ and/or Civil 3D™ is preferred but not required
  • A basic knowledge of Trimble® GPS field devices and GPS Pathfinder Office™ software is preferred but not required

 

 

Physical Requirements

  • Work will mainly be normal business hours in office but may occasionally require minimal extended hours to meet project deadlines
  • Some travel may be needed, including out-of-town stays when assisting with field GPS tasks.
  • Assistance with field work includes an outdoor setting and (on occasion) in extreme environments (e.g. heat, cold, etc.)
  • Must be willing to work in hazardous conditions and execute appropriate safety protocols (e.g. insects, poisonous plants, rough terrain, etc.) if needed.

 

Candidate must pass a background check and a drug test.  If you meet the qualifications please send resume to info@esinc.cc.

ESI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

 

 

 

Architectural Historian/Historic Preservationist

Environmental Services Inc. (ESI) is seeking a full-time entry-level Architectural Historian for our Jacksonville, FL office to assist our growing Cultural Resource Team. Part-time and Full-Time applicants will be considered. The position will entail technical work focusing on historic structures documentation and evaluation, with an emphasis architectural surveys.  This is a time-limited position with the potential for renewal.

The Architectural Historian will assist the Historic Resource Specialist by conducting and assisting with all aspects of architectural surveys including background research, field work reporting and other document production, such as preparation of Site File Forms for various SHPOs. Assists with preparing National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) nominations, conducting Historic American Building Surveys and Section 106 consultation among other duties. This position requires the individual to work well in a team-oriented setting and have the ability to travel for fieldwork on a regular basis including day and overnight trips.

 

Essential Job Duties

The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team including archaeologists, foresters, geologist, historians, historic preservationist, environmental scientists, and sustainability specialists.  The qualified candidate must be able to write at a professional level and present ideas in a well-thought out and comprehensive manner. The preferred candidate will enjoy a variety of working conditions ranging from field efforts to office analysis. 

Essential job duties will include:

  • Conducting architectural surveys of counties and municipalities throughout Florida and the Southeastern US
  • Fieldwork to survey a variety of structure types
  • photo documentation and evaluation of historic structures
  • Writing property descriptions, historical narratives, significance statements, and National Register justifications
  • Prepare and analyze technical reports
  • Gather historical data using various sources
  • Analyze and interpret historical information to determine its authenticity and significance
  • Trace historical land developments
  • Conduct or assist with background research and writing reports.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) is required.
  • Experience working with local, state, and federal governments and government sponsored projects
  • The preferred candidate should enjoy working outdoors. Must be willing to travel throughout the U.S. for brief (e.g., 1 or 2 week) work efforts
  • Strong analytical, communication, problem-solving, research and writing skills a must
  • The position requires the person to have the ability to organize time and meetings.

Education, Experience, Certifications, Registrations or Licensure

  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited school in Historic Preservation (or similar field)
  • Meets, or exceeds, the requirements for an Architectural Historian and/or Historian under the Secretary of the Interiors Standards
  • Two to five years of experience conducting architectural survey and documentation
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license or be able to obtain one
  • Experience with digital photography
  • FHWA or ACHP Certified Section 106 Course preferred but not required

Physical and Other Requirements

  • Must be willing to work in outdoor setting and (on occasion) in extreme environments (e.g. heat, cold, etc.)
  • Must be willing to work in hazardous conditions and execute appropriate safety protocols (e.g. insects, poisonous plants, rough terrain, etc.)
  • Must be able to lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Work will require occasional weekend and/or evening work
  • Must be able to travel as needed, including out-of-town stays

Candidate must pass a background check and a drug test.  If you meet the qualifications, please send resume to info@esinc.cc.

ESI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer

 

 

 

 

 

Project Archaeologist

Environmental Services, Inc. (ESI) is currently seeking a Project Archaeologist to conduct research, field work, and to reconstruct record of past human life and culture from human remains, artifacts, architectural features, and structures recovered through excavation or other means of discovery.  The position is based out of our Jacksonville, FL office.  This position is part-time.  Work would take place during normal business hours (Monday-Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm).

ESI is a woman-owned small business enterprise specializing in environmental matters.  The firm has been in business for 30 years with its headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida.  ESI provides quality responsive services in a variety of disciplines including wetlands, protected species, mitigation services, cultural resource assessments, soil science investigations, environmental contamination, stream restoration, forest management and agricultural services, greenhouse gas qualification, carbon offsets and sustainability.  Through our commitment to quality, responsiveness and diversity, ESI is a leading environmental consulting firm regionally and internationally.

Essential Job Duties

  • Collects artifacts made of stone, bone, metal, and other materials, placing them in bags and marking them to show where they were found
  • Consults and understands maps, site reports, and existing artifacts.
  • Creates a grid of each site and draw and update maps of unit profiles, stratum surfaces, features, and findings
  • Describes artifacts' physical properties or attributes, such as the materials from which artifacts are made and their size, shape, functions, and decoration
  • Records the exact locations and conditions of artifacts uncovered in diggings or surveys, using drawings, photographs and GPS as necessary
  • Contributes to research in order to assesses sites of past societies and cultures in search of answers to specific research questions
  • Contributes to technical reports. 
  • Basic knowledge of federal, state and local regulations as they pertain to cultural resource management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel; basic knowledge of graphics programs
  • Careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills

 

Education, Experience, Certification, Registrations or Licensure

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Archeology, Anthropology or related field
  • College internship or field school while in college is preferred

 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be willing to work in outdoor setting and (on occasion) in extreme environments (e.g. heat, cold, etc.)
  • Must be willing to work in hazardous conditions and execute appropriate safety protocols (e.g. insects, poisonous plants, rough terrain, etc.)
  • Must be able to lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Work will require occasional weekend and/or evening work
  • Must be able to travel as needed, including out-of-town stays

Candidate must pass a background check and a drug test.  If you meet the qualifications please send resume to info@esinc.cc.

ESI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

 

 

 

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