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Posted: 05/24/2015


AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

Architectural Historian
Professional Opportunity
San Diego, CA

AECOM is seeking a talented Architectural Historian to join the Architectural History Team in the companys San Diego office. The San Diego office is a center of excellence for cultural resource management  (CRM) professionals in one of the top global architecture, engineering, and construction firms. The successful candidate will join an established cultural resource management team and work with other Architectural Historians, Historians, Archaeologists, and Paleontologists 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 working with federal agencies such as FEMA, FCC, FHWA, BLM, USPS, FRA, as well local government and private entities.

Project work will encompass the full scope of CRM activities including: architectural field and desktop surveys; historical resource eligibility evaluations using national, state, and local register criteria; ; effects determinations pursuant to Section 106 of the  National Historic Preservation Act, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); documentation and recordation of historic properties; and CRM training.

The successful candidate must be a flexible, enthusiastic, proactive, and detail-oriented professional. The candidate will provide technical support to the entire Cultural Resources team and individual Project Managers. The position requires the individual to be competent in historical research through local libraries, historical societies, and archives; ability to write and edit historic contexts and technical reports; ability to follow directions and report templates; meet deadlines; and maintain a positive attitude.

This position may participate in short-term regional travel for field work and on-site support.

The Architectural Historian is engaged in projects primarily in San Diego and Southern California but also throughout the United States.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Conducts site visits as assigned as part of a project and documents buildings.
2. Conducts research and compiles the information.
3. Assists in report preparation and writing.
4. Prepares California DPR 523 series forms.
5. Various administrative tasks.

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