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Architectural Historian

at HDR, Inc. in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Description About Us We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental, and construction services at HDR. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and innovative infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams include scientists, economists, builders, analysts, and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace and an affirmative-action employer. Watch Our Story: We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward. Primary Responsibilities Manage tasks related to the preparation and development of technical documentation for cultural resources compliance under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, Section 4(f) (49 U.S.C. 303) of the Department of Transportation Act and applicable state historic preservation laws Lead reconnaissance and intensive-level surveys, historic contexts, National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) nominations and determinations of eligibility, assessment of project effects on historic properties, Historic Structures Reports, condition assessments, and other technical work Conduct detailed archival and background research Prepare architectural inventory forms Author architectural and historical resources reports Assist with tasks related to Section 106 consulting party coordination and development of Section 106 agreement documents, including correspondence on behalf of federal agencies, consulting party coordination, and development of Section 106 agreement documents. Develop presentations for clients and consultative purposes Assist with the preparation and development of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation and feasibility and supporting studies for environmental planning projects Develop and successfully manage relationships with internal and external clients, specifically with federal and state agencies, and with State Historic Preservation Offices Work independently on small projects, or assist other staff on larger projects Perform other duties as needed Travel to project locations, predominantly throughout the Northeast Region *LI-IK1 Qualifications Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in History, Architectural History, Historic Preservation, or a closely related field Minimum 5 years of experience in architectural, cultural, and historical resources Self-motivated, with excellent writing and communication skills Willingness to travel and work under varied weather conditions, remotely, and within natural environments Willingness to work in a team environment Previous experience with the regulatory framework surrounding cultural resource management (i.e., Section 106, Section 4(f), and NEPA) Strong oral communication skills; basic computer skills (Microsoft Office products) An attitude and commitment to being an active participant in our employee-owned culture Preferred Qualifications Previous work experience in Section 106 NHPA compliance Master's degree in a related field Minimum 7 years of closely related experience Meet the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards for Architectural History Why HDR At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you a license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way. We provide a... For full info follow application link. At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity. USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law. CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law. At HDR, health and safety matters. For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy. If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.
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Job Posting: 1013423

Posted On: Nov 21, 2023

Updated On: Jan 10, 2024

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