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Posted: 09/29/2009


Architectual Historian
Professional Opportunity
Atlanta, GA

Minimum Requirements : "Candidate must have an MA/MS in related field

"Min 2 years professional work experience in relative field.

"Meets the Secretary of the Interiors Professional Qualification Standards for Architectural History

"Minimum 2 years of experience working with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act

"Prior experience with historic structures in the southeastern United States

"Is able and willing to travel for extended periods

"Possesses a high level of professionalism

"Is able to forge and strengthen long-term relationships with major clients

Job Description : URS is seeking talented cultural resource professionals to join the Architectural History Team in the company's Atlanta, Georgia office.

The Atlanta office is a dynamic profit center in one of the top architecture, engineering, and construction firms in the nation. The successful candidate will join an established cultural resource management team and work with other Architectural Historians, Historians, Historic Architects, Archaeologists, and Conservators in a collegial, intellectually-stimulating environment that fosters professional development.

The successful candidate will work on a diverse range of projects for a well-developed client base that includes primarily Federal agencies such as FEMA, NASA, USPS, and USACE, but also state and local government and private entities. Project work will encompass the full scope of CRM activities including: architectural and cultural resource survey; National Register evaluation through determinations of eligibility and formal NR nominations; effects determinations pursuant to Section 106 as well as cultural resource impacts analyses in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act; documentation and recordation of historic properties; writing Section 106 agreement documents; participation in Section 106 consultation; and CRM training. Responsibilities will also include providing broader programmatic guidance and support to Federal agencies on compliance with Sections 106 and 110 of the NHPA, and Executive Order 13287.

The successful candidate must be a flexible, enthusiastic, proactive professional committed to client development. As a Senior Architectural Historian, the individual must be able to perform efficiently in a team environment as well as independently.

The Senior Architectural Historian will work with minimal supervision under the direction of the Team Lead. The individual will provide technical support to Project Managers, but will also manage their own projects as assigned.

This position may provide long-term, on-site support to major clients and as such may require travel for extended periods of at least three consecutive months.

URS offers a competitive compensation package and generous employee benefits including a 401K contribution match plan, and corporate discounts with Ford, Verizon, and Bally Total Fitness. Talented, dedicated, proactive individuals will find numerous opportunities for professional development and advancement such as URS's Project Management Certification program and employee mentorship program.


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How to apply
Apply online at http://www.urscorp.com/Careers/index.php

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