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Posted: 06/20/2009

KCI Technologies, Inc.
NE Environmental & Cultural

Architectural Historian.II.AH-II
Professional Opportunity
Morgantown, WV


The applicant will serve as a principal investigator for Section 106 related studies including the identification, documentation and evaluation of historic structures, districts and landscapes and the assessment of eligibility and effects for historic resources. Job will include field surveys, research and technical writing for the preparation of Section 106 Reports, HABS/HAER documentation, state survey forms, and National Register nominations. The applicant should be familiar with NEPA and Section 4(f) requirements as they relate to cultural resources. Duties include researching, preparing of historical contexts, interpreting vernacular architecture, and production of technical reports. Candidates may also assist in preparing and designing public outreach products such as brochures, posters, displays, and exhibits.


The applicant should possess knowledge of state and federal historic preservation legislation including Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The applicant should also have a strong familiarity with the National Register of Historic Places and NRHP eligibility criteria. The ideal candidate will have experience conducting historic structure and landscape surveys and completing historic resources surveys, state survey forms, determination of eligibility and effect reports and HABS/HAER documentations, and have applicable experience within Maryland transportation sector. Position requires knowledge of Mid-Atlantic regional architectural history; photography; management of multiple assignments; interaction with clients, government agencies and the public; and ability to work in a team atmosphere. Candidates will have a strong knowledge of architectural styles, associated social movements and history, as well as possess a minimum of 4 years experience, preferably in a transportation related environment.


The candidate must be well organized, willing to travel, capable in both 35mm and digital photography, and familiar with MS Office tools, including Word and Excel. Familiarity with Access is desirable, but not necessary.

Degrees / Licenses (R)equired  (P)referred

The candidate must meet the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for professional qualifications in architectural history as well as possess a graduate degree in architectural history, historic preservation, or closely related field, with coursework in American architectural history required.


Job responsibilities may include participation in research efforts related to archaeological survey, testing, and data recovery projects; scoping efforts for utility and transportation corridor projects; and other projects that have historic research components. Candidates may also be responsible for marketing and client relations. Responsibilities will also include some budgeting and contribution to the preparation of cost proposals. Applicant must possess the ability to work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Candidates are required to travel to field sites as needed throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Southeastern and Midwestern United States.

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How to apply
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Lisa Brozey

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