Early Career Architectural Historian
Company: Jacobs Solutions Inc.
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to
improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of
what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions
bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities
delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to
enabling the connection of people through all modes of
transportation and providing access to technology - we're
integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the
smart environments of tomorrow.
Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers
you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed -
today and into tomorrow.
At Jacobs, you'll work for a company that strives to provide
opportunities for employees to learn, grow and thrive. As an
architectural historian, you'll work on a variety of projects in
the West and throughout the United States. This position involves
providing cultural resources support for planning, engineering, and
construction services to government, military, and commercial
clients. The architectural historian career path provides the
opportunity to work on projects that require compliance with the
National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), National Environmental
Policy Act (NEPA), and other federal, state, and local cultural
You will conduct desktop reviews and background research; evaluate
buildings, structures, objects, landscapes and districts for
eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) as
well as for state and local registers; and provide analysis and
cultural resources content for NEPA documents and cultural
resources technical reports. For this position, you'll serve as a
key team member working with scientists, engineers, project
managers, and other project staff across business sectors and
practices in the company. You'll also review undertakings for
potential impacts to historic properties; coordinate consultation
with State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPO), Advisory Council
on Historic Preservation, Native American tribes, and multiple
state and federal agencies; delineate areas of potential effects;
complete primary and secondary source research and develop historic
contexts; identify periods of significance and character-defining
features; complete architectural surveys and site forms; and
prepare NEPA and NHPA technical reports.
Possible office locations: Flexible hybrid position in Las Vegas or
Here's What You'll Need:
* Master's Degree in Architectural History, Historic Preservation,
Public History, Architecture, or a related field.
* One to four years of professional experience in historic
preservation or a related field.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
* Oral and written English communication skills.
* Must be willing and able to travel nationwide, as needed.
* Documentation and research experience, including Historic
American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record
documentation, historic contexts, and NRHP eligibility
determinations and effects assessments.
Ideally, You'll Also Have:
* Familiarity with the NHPA Section 106 consultation process
* Experience working in the consulting environment, able to handle
multiple projects simultaneously and be responsive to both internal
and external clients
* Knowledge of and experience with 'recent past' resources
* Working knowledge of GIS and basic understanding of cultural
resources mapping and data collection
* Field experience using established methods and techniques of
applied architectural research for historic buildings and
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin,
ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or
medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or
breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner
status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender
expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical
disability, genetic information, military or veteran status,
citizenship, low-income status or any other status or
characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your
rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.
At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving
the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient
environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement,
scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning
abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good.
With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000,
Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including
consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the
government and private sector.
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