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Posted: 04/28/2020

Cultural Resources

RK&K’s in-house team of experienced archaeologists and architectural historians meet the Secretary of Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards. The team possesses decades of experience with Cultural Resources regulations and procedures at the federal, state and local levels. Our talented team becomes your team. Our areas of expertise include: Phase I, II & III, archaeological investigation and curation Architectural identification & evaluation studies Archaeological monitoring Section 106, 110 and 4(f) analyses and documents Consulting party coordination HABS/HAER/HALS documentation

Architectural Historian
Professional Opportunity
Baltimore, MD
Open Until
Until Filled

RK&K is currently hiring a motivated, experienced Architectural Historian to join our Cultural Resources team.  As an Architectural Historian you will perform cultural resources reviews for civil engineering projects across the RK&K portfolio.  This person can be located in our Baltimore, MD; Richmond, VA; or Harrisburg, PA offices.

Basic Responsibilities/Functions 

  • The Architectural Historian will investigate, evaluate and document above-ground cultural resources in support of transportation related projects.  
  • Interpret data collected in the field and recognize and describe vernacular and formal architectural styles and style data
  • Prepare architectural history survey forms and determine eligibility for registry to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)
  • Determine area of potential effect for projects and the effects a project could have on identified resources. 
  • Coordinate with stakeholders and operate within budget and schedules

Required Experience 

  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience with historic architecture in the Mid-Atlantic region
  • Professional understanding of section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team of planners, architectural historians and archaeologists 
  • Extensive experience in research, technical writing and communication (written and oral)
  • Strong attention to detail when authoring and reviewing work 
  • Fluent with Microsoft Office

Required Education

  • Graduate Degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural History or closely related field

Preferred Experience and Education: 

  • Experience with ArcGIS
  • Relevant Certifications 

Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


How to apply
Apply directly from our Career Page.
Scott Majoros
Phone: 4104629410
700 East Pratt St.
Suite 500

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