Topic ID #34287 - posted 12/17/2014 10:42 AM

Field / Lab Supervisor - Great Basin Experience



brockway78

ROCKY S. BROCKWAY

eMail: brockway78@gmail.com

Academic Background / Education:

State University of New York at Geneseo, B.A. Anthropology, 2007

Certifications:

CPR, through 2015

First Aid, through 2015

Excavation Safety for Competent Person Training, 2014

MSHA, through 2015

University Teaching Experience:

2006    Teaching Assistant: Department of Anthropology. State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, New York. Dr. Paul Pacheco, Professor.

Most Recent Employment:

Western Cultural Resource Management, Inc., Archaeologist, June 2008 – December 2014

Previous Employment:

ASM Affiliates, Archaeologist, February 2010

Summit Envirosolutions, Archaeologist, July – October 2009

Ethnoscience, Inc., Archaeologist, June 2008

TRC Solutions, Archaeologist, July 2007 – May 2008

Black Drake Consulting, Archaeologist, August 2006 – May 2007

Field Experience (Selected):

Data Recovery

 

2013                Field Supervisor in direct charge of up to 30 archaeologists.  Site Testing and Data Recovery at 36 sites (Historic and Prehistoric) in the Black Rock Desert, Humboldt and Pershing counties, Nevada for the Allied Nevada Gold Corporation Hycroft Mine Expansion Project. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

2011                Field Supervisor in direct charge of up to 20 archaeologists.  Site Testing and Data Recovery at 17 sites/loci of the McGinness Hills National Register Eligible Archaeological District on USFS and BLM lands in Lander County, Nevada for the Ormat Technologies, Inc. McGinness Hills Project. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

2011                Field Supervisor in direct charge of up to nine archaeologists.  Site Testing and Data Recovery at 5 archaeological sites on BLM lands in Nye County, Nevada for the Round Mountain Tailings Expansion Project. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

2008                Field Technician Data Recovery at Johnnie Site (26NY12834) in Nye County, Nevada. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

2008                Field Technician Data recovery at the second Ruth town site (26WP7654) for Robinson Nevada Mining Company (RNMC) in White Pine County, NV. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

2008                Field Technician Data recovery at the Aultman site (26WP7689) for RNMC in White Pine County, NV. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

 

Inventory

 

2014                Field Supervisor in direct charge of three archaeologists.  Inventory of 72 acres for the Baltazor Geothermal Exploration Project in Humboldt County, Nevada for Ormat Technologies Inc.  Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

                        Field Supervisor in direct charge of five archaeologists.  Resurvey and revisit of sites for the Packard Flat project in Pershing County for Coeur Rochester, Inc. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.   

 

2013                Field Supervisor in direct charge of one archaeologist.  Visual Impact Assessment project for Noble Energy’s Mary’s River Project in Elko County, Nevada.  Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

                        Field Supervisor Class III inventory of 7.2 acres for the Steamboat Hills Project in Washoe County, Nevada for Ormat Technologies Inc. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

2012                Field Supervisor in direct charge of nine archaeologists.  Class III inventory of 8437 acres for Allied Nevada Gold Corporation’s Hycroft Mine Water Supply Right of Way Project in Humboldt and Pershing Counties, NV. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

                        Field Supervisor in direct charge of 25 archaeologists.  Class III inventory of 15,585 acres for Allied Nevada Gold Corporation’s Hycroft Mine Expansion Project in Humboldt and Pershing Counties, NV. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

                        Field Supervisor in direct charge of two archaeologists.  Class III inventory of approximately 677 acres for the Newmont Mining Corporation’s Twin Creeks Dump Expansion Project in Humboldt County, NV.  Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

Laboratory

 

2014–2013      Laboratory Supervisor in direct charge of up to seven archaeologists for the Hycroft data recovery project. Artifact analysis, sample preparation, crew training. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

2012–2011      Laboratory Supervisor in direct charge of nine archaeologists. Artifact analyses for Fire Creek, Round Mountain, and McGinness data recovery projects. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

2009                Laboratory Technician Artifact cataloging and analysis associated with the Cortez data recovery project.  Rob McQueen (Summit Envirosolutions), Principal Investigator.


                        Laboratory Technician Artifact analysis for the Giroux Wash (26WP2353) and Veteran (26WP7558) data                                 recovery projects. Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

 

2009–2008      Laboratory Technician Artifact analysis for the Aultman (26WP7689) data recovery project.  Thomas J. Lennon (WCRM), Principal Investigator.

Continuing Education:

Section 106 Process Training: a review of Section 106 laws and in-depth case studies.  January 29-30, 2014.  Instructor: Claudia Nissley.

Preservation Issues: instruction on a variety of topics related to historic preservation.  January 24, 2013.  Instructor: Clauda Nissley. 

Negotiating Environmental Solutions: learned the basics of Interest Based Negotiation.  April 23-24, 2012.  Instructor: Brian Manwaring.

Introduction to Section 106: learned the basics regarding the Section 106 process and how it articulates with other environmental laws.  Dec. 13 – 14, 2011.  Instructor: Tom King. 

ECR 101: Introduction to Managing Environmental Conflict.  December 15-16, 2010.  Instructor: Joan Calcagno.

Prospection in Depth 2008: Learned about basic GPR, Resistivity, and XRF techniques and interpretation. The seminar was held at the Presidio in San Francisco. Sept 16-20, 2008. 

Prehistoric Southern Nevada Pottery Workshop: training in identification of pottery typically found in Southern Nevada. The workshop was held at Nevada State Museum in Las Vegas. Jan. 24, 2009.

Grants / Awards:

2007 Geneseo Foundation & Student Association Travel Grant, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, New York

2006 Geneseo Foundation & Student Association Research Grant, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, New York

2006 Geneseo Academic Affairs Committee Travel Grant, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, New York

Areas of Interest:

Great Basin Archaeology

Hopewell Archaeology

Hunter-Gatherer Ecology

Ceramics

Lithic Technology

Non-invasive Prospection Techniques

Archaeometry

Special Skills:

ArcMap 10.1 GIS software

GPS experience including Trimble GeoXH and Garmin 60CSX hand-held units

Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

Microsoft Access, including database design, data management, and basic VBA programming

Report research, writing, editing, and production

Prehistoric and Historic artifact analysis

Membership in Professional Organizations:

Society for American Archaeology

Conference Presentations:

Brockway, Rocky S.

2014  Changes in Group Composition During the Late Holocene in Central Nevada.  Poster presented at the 34th Annual Great Basin Anthropological Conference, Boise Idaho.  

 
Brockway, Rocky S.

2007   Gas Chromotography of Ceramic Materials at Brown’s Bottom #1.  Paper presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Anthropological Association, Ithaca, NY.

Brockway, Rocky S.

2006   Analysis of Ohio Hopewell Ceramics: Brown’s Bottom.  Poster presented at the 3rd annual Under Graduate Scholars Symposium, SUNY Geneseo.

Government Reports:

Brockway, Rocky S. and Edward J. Stoner

2014   A Cultural Resources Inventory of Approximately 72 Acres for the Ormat Technologies Inc. Baltazor Geothermal Exploration Project in Humboldt County, Nevada.  BLM Report Number: CR2-3269(P).  Bureau of Land Management, Winnemucca District. Prepared by Western Cultural Resource Management, Inc. for Ormat Technologies Inc.

Brockway, Rocky S., Geoffrey Cunnar, Ph.D., Jay Johnson, M.Eng., Thomas J. Lennon, et al.

2014   The Archaeology of Five Sites (CrNV-61-8850/26Ny10398,CrNV-61-8851/26Ny10399, CrNV-61-8866/26Ny10413, CrNV-61-8878/26Ny10423, and CrNV-61-14961/26Ny15066) along Shoshone Creek in the Round Mountain Mining District, Nye County, Nevada.  BLM Report No. 6-2847-1.  Bureau of Land Management, Battle Mountain District.  Prepared by Western Cultural Resource Management, Inc. for Round Mountain Gold Corporation. 

Brockway, Rocky S., Edward J. Stoner, Steve F. Mehls, Charles W. Wheeler

2013   Master Treatment and Data Recovery Plan for the Round Mountain, Gold Hill, and RIB Areas, Nye County, Nevada.  Bureau of Land Management, Battle Mountain District.  Prepared by Western Cultural Resource Management, Inc. for Round Mountain Gold Corporation. 

Brockway, Rocky S.

2013   A Class A Cultural Resources Inventory for an Access Road and Well Pad Totaling Approximately 7 Acres for Ormat Technologies Inc.’s Steamboat Geothermal Exploration Project in Washoe County, Nevada.  Forest Service Report No. R2013041702286.  Prepared by Western Cultural Resource Management, Inc. for Ormat Technologies, Inc. 

Brockway, Rocky S.

2012   A Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of Approximately 677 Acres for the Newmont Gold Corporation Twin Creeks Dump Expansion Project in Humboldt County, Nevada. BLM Isolate Report No. CR2-3197(P).  Bureau of Land Management, Winnemucca District Office, Nevada.  Prepared by Western Cultural Resource Management for Newmont Gold Corporation.

Cannon, Tara and Rocky S. Brockway

2011   A Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of 77.5 Acres for the Round Mountain Gold Corporation Shale Pit Mineral Exploration Project, In Nye County, Nevada.  Forest Service Report No. R2011041702124.  Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Tonopah Ranger Station, Nevada.  Prepared by Western Cultural Resource Management, Inc., for Round Mountain Gold Corporation. 

Brockway, Rocky S.

2011   A Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of Two Groundwater Monitoring Wells for the Ormat Technologies, Inc. Jersey Valley Project in Pershing County, Nevada.  BLM Report No. 6-2763-4 (P).  Bureau of Land Management. Battle Mountain District Office, Nevada.  Prepared by Western Cultural Resource Management, Inc. for Ormat Technologies, Inc.

Brockway, Rocky S.

2011   A Cultural Resource Inventory of the Jefferson Canyon Bat Closure Project, Nye County, Nevada.  Forest Service Report No. R2010041702045, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Tonopah Ranger Station, Nevada.  Prepared by Western Cultural Resource Management, Inc., for Round Mountain Gold Corporation. 

Brockway, Rocky S. and Jennifer Sigler

2011   A Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of Four Hydrology Pads for the Allied Nevada Gold Corporation and Hycroft Resource Development, Inc. Hycroft Mine Project, Pershing County, Nevada. BLM Report No. CR2-3133(N).  Bureau of Land Management, Winnemucca District Office, Nevada.  Prepared by Western Cultural Resource Management, Inc. for Allied Nevada Gold Corporation.

References:

Reference provided upon request.






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