Topic ID #36156 - posted 9/18/2015 11:37 AM

Experienced crew chief/tech needs work



Archaeovagrant

I am currently looking for a position, either as a technician or crew chief, in the Great Basin or Southwest. Or anywhere else, for that matter. 

HOWARD L. SMITH

444 South 400 West

Richfield, UT  84701

howardsmith@excite.com

(435) 503-0954

  

Education

1991 Associate of Business Science, Accounting, McIntosh College, Dover, NH

1991 Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology (Geology minor), Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

1995 Graduate work in Conservation Biology, Brigham Young University

2001-2003 Graduate work in Applied Geography, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

 

Permits

Listed as Crew Chief on permit filed in Carlsbad Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, Carlsbad, New Mexico.

Permitted as Field Director under Utah BLM Permit No. 08UT82461 (Statewide)

Permitted as Field Director under State of Colorado Permit No. 2009-27

Permitted as Field Director in Eastern Great Basin, Nevada BLM

Professional Experience

Bighorn Archaeological Consultants, Inc.

Orem, UT

July, 2013 to August, 2015

I served primarily as a monitor during construction of a 178-mile-long power line in western Utah. I also performed testing and excavation on a number of sites within the power line corridor.

 
HDR, Inc.

Salt Lake City, UT

June, 2013

 I worked as a monitor during the construction of a power line in eastern Nevada.

 

CardnoENTRIX, Inc.

Reno, NV

March-April, 2013

 I performed site survey and recordation in a 19th-Century mining district near Beatty, NV.

 

William Self Associates, Inc.

Cedar City, UT

August to October, 2012

 I served as assistant crew chief on two fire surveys in Sanpete and Iron Counties in Utah. Duties included inventory of assigned parcels of land to be reclaimed and recording sites and isolates found on survey.

 

Cardno ENTRIX, Inc.

Salt Lake City, UT

July, 2010 to August, 2012

 I worked as Lead Cultural Resource Monitor on a wind turbine construction project in eastern White Pine County, Nevada, where I monitored construction activities, recorded cultural resource discoveries, and worked closely with Native American monitors and contractors to protect cultural resources in the project area. I also worked on a large survey of a 12,000 acre block of the Dixie National Forest near Bryce Canyon, Garfield County, Utah, conducting pedestrian survey and recording sites.

 

Power Engineers, Inc.

Meridian, ID

October, 2009 and March, 2010

I worked on several small survey projects in Los Angeles and San Benito Counties, California, and Gallatin County, Montana.

 

World Culture, Inc.

Questa, NM

August-September, 2009

I assisted in the excavation of a proposed home construction site near Questa, Taos County, New Mexico.

 

Western Land Services, Inc.

Richfield, Utah

July, 2006 to May, 2009

My responsibilities included managing multiple 2-8 person crews during numerous Class III surveys. As crew chief I surveyed seismic lines, pipeline corridors, and well pads. I recorded sites and made eligibility recommendations for those sites. I also wrote and edited parts of reports.

 

Lone Mountain Archaeological Services

Albuquerque, New Mexico

September 2004 to June 2006

My responsibilities included managing 2-3 person crews during Class III surveys in eastern and northwestern New Mexico. As crew chief I surveyed seismic lines and performed block surveys. I recorded sites on standard forms and made eligibility recommendations for those sites.

 

Environmental Planning Group

Phoenix, Arizona

October-November 2005

I managed a 2-person crew during a Class III survey in eastern Nevada.  As crew chief I surveyed a power line corridor and associated access roads. I also recorded sites and made eligibility determinations for those sites.

 

Bureau of Land Management

Las Cruces, New Mexico

July 2001 to July 2002

 As an intern my responsibilities included maintaining site files, assisting the public with record searches, and field-checking incoming reports. I also performed small, no-find surveys and reported the findings.


Baseline Data, Inc.

Orem, Utah

June-November 2000

 

I worked as a crew member on two small surveys and a large excavation in northern Utah. I authored one survey report, and co-authored the other survey report.

 

TRC Mariah Associates Inc.

El Paso, Texas

August 1997 to December 1999

 I served as crew member for excavations, testing, and surveys, and preparing site maps for drafting in southern New Mexico and western Texas. I also catalogued and analyzed artifacts, wrote and edited parts of reports, and served as crew chief on one project.

 

Human Systems Research, Inc.

Las Cruces, New Mexico

June 1993 to August 1995

 I served as crew member for excavation and survey projects in southern and eastern New Mexico, and recording archaeological and historic sites on standard forms. I also catalogued and analyzed artifacts, monitored construction activities, and wrote parts of reports.

 

Selected Technical Reports

Clark, Kate and Howard Smith

2007     Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of the Verizon Wireless, UT1 Rocket and UT1 Scully Cellular Towers, Box Elder and Rich Counties, Utah. Western Land Services, Inc., Richfield, UT.

 Clark, Kate and Howard Smith

2007     Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of the 2007 Delta Petroleum Salt Valley State Well 22-23, Grand County, Utah. Western Land Services, Inc., Richfield, UT.

Clark, Kate and Howard Smith

2007      Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of the 2007 Delta Petroleum Salt Valley State Well 21-43, Grand County, Utah. Western Land Services, Inc., Richfield, UT.

 Clark, Kate and Howard Smith

2007     Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of the 2007 Delta Petroleum Salt Valley State Well 23-12, Grand County, Utah. Western Land Services, Inc., Richfield, UT.

 Miller, Susan G., and Howard Smith

2007     Class III Cultural Resource Survey of the Wolverine Gas and Oil Company Henries Hollow Seismic Project in Piute, Sevier and Wayne Counties, Utah. Western Land Services, Inc., Richfield, UT.

Miller, Susan, and Howard Smith, Kate Clark, Jim Welch, Kevin Hansen, and Susan Peltier

2007     Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of the 2007 Delta Petroleum Beaver 2-d Seismic Project, Beaver and Iron Counties, Utah. Western Land Services, Inc., Richfield, UT.

 

Smith, Howard L.

2007     Class III Cultural Resource Survey of the 2007 Royalite Federal 27-1 Well Project. Western Land Services, Inc., Richfield, UT.

 

Smith, Howard L.

2007     An Addendum to the Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of the Wolverine Gas and Oil Henries Hollow Seismic Project in Piute, Sevier, and Wayne Counties, Utah. Western Land Services, Inc., Richfield, UT.

              

Smith, Howard, and Susan G. Miller

2006     An Addendum Report on the Private Lands Portion of the Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of the Proposed Parowan Seismic Program Lines 2-4, Iron County, Utah. Western Land Services, Inc., Richfield, UT.

 

Smith, Howard

2000     Alpine Water Cultural Resource Inventory, Report No. U-00-6, Baseline Data, Inc., Orem, UT.

 

Smith, Howard, and James Allison

2000     Pleasant Grove Water Cultural Resource Inventory, Report No. U-00-7, Baseline Data, Inc., Orem, UT.

 

Hart, Jeanie, Brent Slensker, Howard Smith, and Linda Hart

1994        An Archeological Survey of the Original ET-FIX Area, Socorro County, New Mexico,

            with contributions by Tina Powell. Human Systems Research, Inc., Tularosa, NM.

 

 References available on request.






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