Historian I

Atlanta, Georgia
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 14, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
What We're Looking For
HNTB is currently seeking an Historian with a degree in History, Historic Preservation, Heritage Preservation, or a closely related field - Master's degree preferred. The Historian will be part of a growing team of cultural resource professionals in the HNTB Atlanta office and will apply a sound knowledge of the principles and theories of architectural history to analyze the potential effects projects may have on cultural resources. The Historian may be responsible for completing simple to moderate projects and for assisting on complex projects.
Performs all aspects of architectural historian assignments, including research, data analysis, survey, reporting, assessment of effects, and other related documentation. Will work with other environmental specialists and design engineers to complete environmental compliance for transportation projects.
Primary Focus Will Include:
- Performs historic resources surveys and associated fieldwork
- Conducts research and detailed analysis of data
- Prepares technical reports
- Performs other duties as assigned
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
- Master's Degree in History, Historic Preservation, Heritage Preservation, Planning or related field
- 1-2 years of related experience
- Meets Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Architectural Historian
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
- Familiarity with NEPA, NHPA, Section 106, and other state environmental compliance laws
- Able to maintain effective working relationships with HNTB, clients and agency staff
- Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
- Experience with ArcGIS preferred
What You'll Need
Essential Responsibilities:
- Prepares written reports, maps and statements of geologic, hydrologic, biologic and/or other scientific findings at project site as it relates to the planning, design and construction of projects.
- Collects project related data which may include research, interviews with government agencies and clients, map reviews, field investigations, land use, etc., prepare graphics and exhibits.
- Determines data collection methods to be used in research projects and surveys.
- Sets up test equipment at proposed project site to obtain scientific data.
- Maintains records, collections and files related to specific projects.
- Keeps current with trends, literature and new developments in ecology and environmental science.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Geology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Archeology, Anthropology or related field
- 2 years related experience
- No experience (with Master's degree in Natural Sciences)
Additional Information
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About Us
At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don't have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB's spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value.
When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.
HNTB is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer **.
HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.
Work Authorization
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).
Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.*
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