Senior Architectural Historian

  • AECOM
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Aug 27, 2021
Full time Construction

Job Description

United States of America - California, Sacramento **Job Summary** AECOM’s Sacramento office is seeking an Architectural Historian with experience in historic research, field inventories, and site assessments pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 and Section 110, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance. The successful candidate would become a part of a dynamic northern California and West Coast environmental planning team that enjoys excellent relationships with a wide range of local, regional, and State agencies, as well as private and non-profit clients. Our Sacramento office has built a reputation for innovation, high-quality work, attentive client service, and a collegial office culture that fosters teamwork. AECOM’s Sacramento-based projects often combine environmental analysis and review with urban design, policy planning, engineering and design, and other related elements. The candidate would also collaborate with a nation-wide team of experts, and would be expected to contribute to projects outside the Sacramento region. Primary responsibilities would include the evaluation of significance for local registers, California Register of Historical Resources, and the National Register of Historic Places, assessment of adverse effects and significant impacts to historic properties, preparation of Historic American Building Survey (HABS) and Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) documentation, development of management plans and mitigation measures, and preparation and review of reports for cultural resource and environmental compliance. The successful candidate could also oversee the Sacramento office’s cultural resources team and provide guidance and direction related to CEQA analysis and documentation for archaeological resources components of our cultural resources evaluations. With the right blend of experience and expertise, the Architectural Historian would collaborate with other team members on business development efforts. The successful candidate may also lead external workshops on technical innovations and legal/regulatory changes related to architectural history, publish work relevant to practitioners, and engage in other internal and external activities that would help to grow this practice. **About AECOM** At **AECOM,** we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle. We are proud to be recognized for excellence: + Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020 + \#1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms” + VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer + Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019 **DCSA—Environment** With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes. **Minimum Requirements** BA/BS in Architecture, History, or related field with 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education **Preferred Qualifications** + 5+ years' experience in California + Meet Secretary of the Interior's standards for work in history and architectural history **What We Offer** When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. **Job Category** Architecture and Design **Business Line** Environment **Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS) **Country** United States of America **Position Status** Full-Time **Requisition/Vacancy No.** 254102BR **Virtual:** No Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.