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Exhibit 1.5 Required Expertise for Cultural Resources Actions

Exhibit 1.5 PDF version here.

The tables below outline the types of expertise that are required for actions under the Section 106 Programmatic Agreement (Table 1) and for archaeological activities (Table 2).

Table 1: PQS Levels Required for Actions Taken under Section 106 PA

  PQS Level
Action Taken Under Section 106 PA Arch. Crew Member Lead Arch. Surveyor Co-Principal Investigator Prehistoric Archaeology Co-Principal Investigator Historical Archaeology Principal Investigator – Prehistoric Archaeology Principal Investigator – Historical Archaeology Architectural Historian Principal Architectural Historian
Screen an undertaking   checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+
Set and sign APE in consultation with Project Engineer   checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+
Determine archaeological property types in Section 106 PA Attachment 4 as exempt from evaluation   checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon    
Determine architectural & historical property types 1, 2, and 3 exempt from evaluation in Section 106 PA Attachment 4   checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon
Determine architectural and historical property types 4, 5, and 6 exempt from evaluation in Section 106 PA Attachment 4             checkmark icon checkmark icon
Conduct archaeological Extended Phase I (prehistoric)     checkmark icon   checkmark icon      
Conduct archaeological Extended Phase I (historical)       checkmark icon   checkmark icon    
Evaluate historical archaeological site (excavation not required)       *+   checkmark icon+    
Evaluate prehistoric archaeological site     *   checkmark icon      
Evaluate historical archaeological site (excavation required)       *   checkmark icon+    
Evaluate Native American TCP         checkmark icon      
Evaluate non-Native American TCP           checkmark icon+   checkmark icon+
Evaluate built environment feature (ditches, roads, trails, RR grades)       *+   checkmark icon+ *+ checkmark icon+
Evaluate vernacular landscapes           checkmark icon+ *+ checkmark icon+
Evaluate buildings, structures (including bridges), objects, and districts             checkmark icon checkmark icon
Evaluate designed landscapes (parks, formal gardens, etc.)             checkmark icon checkmark icon
Evaluate historic-era sites (battlefields, treaty-signing sites, internment camps, etc.)           checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+
Establish Environmentally Sensitive Areas (ESA) for archaeological sites (prehistoric or historical)     checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon    
Establish ESA for non-archaeological property         checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+   checkmark icon
Conduct archaeological data recovery (prehistoric sites)     *   checkmark icon      
Conduct archaeological data recovery (historical archaeological sites)       *   checkmark icon    
Peer review archaeological studies with no properties identified     checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon    
Peer review archaeological studies with eligibility determinations (eligible or ineligible), ESAs, data recover (prehistoric sites)         checkmark icon      
Peer review archaeological studies eligibility determinations (eligible or ineligible), ESAs, data recovery (historical archaeology sites)           checkmark icon    
Peer review built environment studies and ESAs               checkmark icon
Peer review Findings of Effect (FOE) and Memoranda of Agreement (MOA)         checkmark icon+ checkmark icon+   checkmark icon+
Review for DEBC approval: Historic Property Survey Reports to File and Review Historical Resource Compliance Reports to File except for No Historic Properties Affected with historic properties in the APEs   checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon
Review for DEBC approval: Historic Property Survey Reports to File-No Historic Properties Affected with historic properties in the APEs         checkmark icon checkmark icon   checkmark icon
Review for DEBC approval: Historic Property Survey Reports to SHPO except for No Adverse Effect with Standard Conditions   checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon
Review for DEBC approval: Historic Property Survey Reports to SHPO for No Adverse Effect with Standard Conditions         checkmark icon checkmark icon   checkmark icon
Review FOEs and MOAs for DEBC approval         checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon checkmark icon

Key: × = May assist in archaeological surveys and excavations under the direction of a qualified Lead Archaeological Surveyor or higher
  3 = PQS level(s) qualified to perform task
  * = PQS level(s) qualified to perform task with review from higher level
  + = Interdisciplinary collaboration strongly recommended

Table 2: PQS Levels Required for Archaeological Roles

Table 2 indicates what roles the different PQS staff levels are qualified to play in different types of archaeological studies.

  Acceptable Qualification Levels for Each Role by Study Type
Role Played in Study Survey Extended Phase I Prehistoric Extended Phase I Historical Site Evaluation Prehistoric Site Evaluation Historical Data Recovery Prehistoricc Data Recovery Historical Construction Monitoring
Crew Member 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H
Crew Chief 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 2, 3P, 3H, 4P  4H 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H
Principal Investigator 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 3H, 4H 4P 3H*, 4H 3P*, 4P 3H*, 4H 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H
Primary Author of Report 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 3H, 4H 4P 4H 4P 4H 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H
Secondary Author of Report 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 1, 2, 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H
Contract Coordinator 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H 3P, 4P 3H, 4H 3P, 4P 3H, 4H 3P, 3H, 4P, 4H

Example: [marked in red above] Only individuals certified as a Co-Principal Investigator (Historical) or Principal Investigator (Historical) are qualified to serve as Principal Investigator at data recovery excavations at an historic archaeological site. Asterisk indicates that the Co-PI should be overseen by a PI.

Key

1 = Archaeological Crew Member

2 = Lead Archaeological Surveyor

3P = Co-Principal Investigator - Prehistoric Archaeology

3H = Co-Principal Investigator - Historical Archaeology

4P = Principal Investigator - Prehistoric Archaeology

4H = Principal Investigator - Historical Archaeology

* = PQS level(s) qualified to perform task with review from higher level