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Posted: 06/16/2014

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson
Environmental & Natural Resources

Founded in 1971, JMT is an employee-owned firm that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architectural, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. Our staff of nearly 1,000 professionals -- engineers, architects, planners, environmental scientists, surveyors, construction and program managers, inspectors, designers, CADD technicians, and GIS and information technology specialists -- is dedicated to the highest-quality project performance. JMT has grown considerably during the past four decades. The company was founded primarily to perform engineering services in support of land development projects. In 1979, JMT entered the public works market by focusing on transportation engineering for Federal, state and local public agencies. Over time, JMT extensively diversified both our service offerings and our client base. Today, JMT provides consulting services to a wide variety of public and private entities. This diversification of markets and services has resulted in considerable geographic expansion from our original office in Silver Spring, Maryland, to 18 strategically located offices, and we now provide services across the United States.

Architectural Historian
Professional Opportunity
Newark, DE

Job Description

This full time position will be based in one of our regional offices (York, PA; Newark, DE; Sparks, MD or Washington, DC). The work will require that the candidate meets or exceeds the Secretary of the Interiors Standards as an Architectural Historian or Historian. The position will entail the completion of Historic Property Resource Forms, National Register of Historic Places Nomination, Determination of Effects Reports as well as assisting with Memorandums of Agreement, Consulting Parties and Section 4(f) Reports. Experience in the Mid-Atlantic Region is required. Experience with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act is also required. The position will involve travel throughout the Mid-Atlantic, and possibly on a national level.

The qualified candidate will serve as an Architectural Historian and will be responsible for documenting and evaluating historic structures, writing property descriptions, and evaluating the integrity of resources. The qualified candidate must be able to write at a professional level and present ideas in a well-thought out and comprehensive manner.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in a mix of office environment and field work. Office work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are
adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment. Field work will require work to be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 50 lbs) may be required.

This position is a 6 month temporary position with potential to turn into a permanent position.

Required Skills

Microsoft Office products (MS Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Required Experience

Meets, or exceeds, the requirements for Architectural Historian and/or Historian under the Secretary of the Interiors Standards

MA/MS degree from an accredited college or university.

Has a valid drivers license and is able to rent a car (for travel)

Four (4) to eight (8) years of professional experience.

Preferred Experience

Experience with GIS and Adobe Acrobat Professional

FHWA Certified Section 106 Course

Experience with FCC 620/621 forms and TCNS

EEO/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Apply online: www.jmt.com/careers

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