Feb 19, 2022

Historian III

  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Construction

Job Description

**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. **At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.** 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. Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. 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. Other responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: + Conducting field inventories, historical research, and historic resource analysis pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 and Section 110 and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). + Evaluation of significance and eligibility of historic properties for listing in local registers and the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). + Assessment of effects and significant impacts to historic properties. + Documentation of historic properties in accordance with Historic American Building Survey/Historic American Engineer Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey (HABS/HAER/HALS) standards and guidelines. + Development of mitigation measures. + Preparing written documents, including historic contexts, resource analysis, historic property inventory forms, and technical reports. + Development of solutions for a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity. + Ability to work independently and formulate procedures and practices within the department. + Assist with business development efforts, as needed. **About AECOM’s Environment Business Line** Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative. AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles. AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks. **Minimum Requirements** + BA/BS in architectural history, history, historic preservation, or related discipline. + A minimum of four (4) years of experience in architectural history and historic preservation. + Valid driver's license. **Preferred Qualifications** + 6+ years' experience in California + Meet the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for History and Architectural History + Experience in historic preservation planning and building materials conservation + High degree of professionalism, self-motivation, and desire to work in a collaborative team environment. + Excellent proactive communication skills in terms of responsiveness, detailed assessments, and risk management. + Demonstrated ability to carry projects to completion, including the ability to work on a wide range of projects within interdisciplinary teams. + Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple complex projects while meeting established deadlines. + High level of organization, attention to detail, and excellent technical writing skills. + Self-motivated, driven, hardworking, and accountable. + Excellent technical writing skills. + CAD and/or GIS skills. + Ability to work as part of the larger cultural resources team. + Flexibility to travel on overnight or long-term projects. **Additional Information:** + Relocation and Sponsorship assistance is not available for this position. **What We Offer** We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. **Job Category** Planning **Business Line** Environment **Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS) **Country** United States of America **Position Status** Full Time **Requisition/Vacancy No.** 262462BR **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.