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Posted: 09/29/2015

Mead & Hunt
Cultural Resources

Mead & Hunt offers planning, design, and construction management services in the fields of engineering, architecture and science. We are a full service, multi-discipline consulting firm. Our in-house capabilities and diversity allow for the integration of several disciplines into individual organizational teams, each project team uniquely formed to meet the specific needs of each client. The corporation, founded in 1900, employs more than 550 employees. Our permanent offices are located in California, Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin, and project offices throughout the country. Mead & Hunt is ranked among the top 500 architectural/engineering firms in the nation by Engineering News Record magazine.

Cultural Resource Specialist/Historian
Req. #843
Professional Opportunity
Minneapolis, MN
Open Until


Mead & Hunt, Inc., a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, is seeking a highly motivated cultural resource specialist/historian for our Minneapolis office. Responsibilities include conducting Section 106 compliance tasks including identifying and evaluating historic resources; applying the National Register Criteria; conducting research and site visits; preparing reports including historic contexts, property descriptions, and evaluations of properties; and working with clients and project managers on architectural surveys and Section 106 compliance projects. Travel will be required.




The successful candidate will possess:


  • a masters degree in historic preservation or related field such as history, architectural history, or public history; AND
  • at least two years of relevant experience.




The ideal candidate will have any/all of the following: experience completing cultural resource management activities for Section 106 projects; experience authoring reports including descriptions, historic context, and statements of significance applying the National Register criteria; experience with transportation projects; an ability to conduct research and field surveys to document historic properties; an ability to navigate deadlines; an ability to provide work samples that demonstrate strong writing, research, and communication skills.


How to apply
Mead & Hunt offers challenging and interesting work in a collaborative, fun, and friendly work environment. If you are interested in this opportunity, complete the online application process for this job posting at www.meadhunt.com/careers OR submit your cover letter and resume to the address below by Friday, October 16, 2015. Interviews are awarded on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate, so be sure to explain in your COVER LETTER (not just in your resume) how you meet each qualification listed in the paragraphs above. Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a work visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position. EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled
Kristen Berney
Phone: 608-273-6380
2440 Deming Way
Middleton, WI 53562

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