AECOM Architectural Historian in Atlanta, Georgia

United States of America - Georgia, Atlanta

Job Summary

The Transportation Group of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Architectural Historian for immediate employment in the Atlanta, GA office. The candidate will join an excellent team with significant career growth potential.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs supervised field tasks, such as architectural history surveys and archival research

  • Gathers data and other information to be used in the preparation of reports of investigations; compiles and organizes data collected by others

  • Prepares data and scientific documents to include maps/figures, technical reports, assessments of effects, agency coordination, MOAs/MOUs and content in support of NEPA documents

  • This Architectural Historian position will support the multi-discipline environmental group in transportation

  • This candidate will perform tasks ranging from field work, research, report writing, data collection and compilation, and GIS mapping among other duties

  • Gathers data and other information to be used in the preparation of environmental reports

  • Compiles and organizes environmental data collected by others. Works with those who collect the data to understand and interpret data into reporting

  • Prepares reports for internal and external audiences

  • Prepares basic data and scientific documents to include maps/figures, technical reports, agency coordination, cultural resource documents, and permit applications

  • Works under supervision of senior staff but is capable of completing all but the most complex tasks with minimal supervision

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (e.g., Architectural History, History, Cultural Resource Management, Historic Preservation, Preservation Planning)

  • Must be on track or currently meet Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards for Architectural History

  • Strong technical/scientific writing skills

  • Ability to convey thoughts and ideas in a clear and concise manner

  • Ability to organize data in an efficient and clear manner

  • Ability to conduct architectural history research and surveys

  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulatory framework

  • Ability to learn through on-­the-­job experience

  • Conducting field activities independently, within a team, and in remote areas

  • Providing specialist technical advice on cultural resource management to clients

  • Liaise and develop positive relationships with clients and other stakeholders

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and communicate priorities to manager

  • Ability to learn new concepts and apply them across multiple scenarios

  • Ability to work well with people from different technical backgrounds

  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in relevant environmental discipline (e.g., Architectural History, History, Cultural Resource Management, Historic Preservation, Preservation Planning)

  • Internships and/or co-ops in a relevant field (Architectural History, History, Historic Preservation, etc.). Internships and/or co-ops in a Transportation related field strongly preferred.

  • Graduating GPA of 3.0 or above

  • Previous environmental consulting experience

  • Experience with NEPA planning/implementation and public outreach, particularly as it relates to Georgia Department of Transportation is a plus

  • Willingness to expand professional experience/qualifications beyond current area of expertise

  • Functional knowledge of ArcGIS software

  • Experience preparing GDOT architectural history documents

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200788BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.