Aug 12, 2020

Historian/Architectural Historian

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Washington, DC, USA
Construction

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Heritage Resource Management Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.   At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!   WSP is currently initiating a search for a Historian/Architectural Historian for our Washington DC office.   Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team. Requirements Minimum Qualifications:  
  • Graduate degree in historic preservation or related field plus more than three years of professional experience
  • Prior experience working in tandem with federal and state agencies; working familiarity with Section 106 a plus
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • The ideal candidate must have demonstrated professional research/writing experience in African-American history, culture and building traditions of the Mid-Atlantic states, from Virginia to Pennsylvania.
  • Must have previously prepared National Register nominations
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently
  • Ability to travel throughout United States
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures 
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

About WSP USA   WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa   WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.   At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started?    As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status     The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

States

DC  

Job Requirements

WSP

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