Architectural Historian in Washington DC-Baltimore Area

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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 dataPrepare 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 resourcesCoordinate 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 regionProfessional 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 archaeologistsExtensive experience in research, technical writing and communication (written and oral)Strong attention to detail when authoring and reviewing workFluent with Microsoft Office
Required EducationGraduate Degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural History or closely related field
Preferred Experience and Education: Experience with ArcGISRelevant Certifications Other DutiesPlease 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.

What We Offer:RK&K offers a non-beauracratic culture that allows for creativity, production and taking calculated risks to help our employees and customers continue to grow and evolve. We also offer attractive compensation packages commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, tuition reimbursement, company health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances as well as a 401(k) plan with company matching.
About Us:With 30 offices from Pennsylvania to Florida to Tennessee and Texas and ranked 68thon ENR’s 2019 listing of the Top 500 Design Firms, our design and construction management firm specializes in transportation, environmental and energy projects. Our success is based on our ability to deliver what our clients want using sound, technical solutions to achieve the best possible outcome on a project. Expressed in our ability to treat every one of our 1,400 employees as a professional, RK&K has received extensive recognition for its exceptional and unique workplace culture.
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