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Architectural Historian - Early Career - Austin

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2mo ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • Knowledge of cultural resources program management, Section 106 compliance, and interaction with Federal agencies. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Willingness to travel as needed. Graduate degree in related field and 2 years experience desired. Valid driver’s license required.
  • The Architectural Historian will research historic contexts, evaluate significance of resources, conduct fieldwork and archival research, prepare inventory forms and reports, support consultations with agencies, and assist with various historic preservation projects and nominations.

Graduate Job

Architecture & Urban PlanningAustin


  • Stantec is seeking an Architectural Historian. This position is for a candidate who can work independently to perform tasks including research, fieldwork, historic context development, evaluations of eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places, consultation, and report development.


  • Basic knowledge of cultural resources program management; experience with Section 106 compliance, and interaction with Federal agencies; experience with Section 4(f) of the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) Act a plus
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of an interdisciplinary team with other cultural resources and environmental professionals
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be willing to travel to meet project needs
  • Requires valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Education and Experience:
  • Graduate degree (M.A., M.S., MHC) or certificate in public history, heritage conservation, architectural history, historic preservation, planning, or related field that meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Guidelines for Professional Qualification Standards for Architectural History
  • At least 2 years experience as an architectural historian/built environment specialist working in cultural resources management or a closely related field desired but not required

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning


  • Research and develop historic contexts
  • Prepare written architectural descriptions and evaluations of significance
  • Perform fieldwork tasks, including photographing resources, and using a tablet for data collection
  • Conduct archival research online and at libraries and repositories
  • Prepare inventory forms and technical reports
  • Support consultation with state, federal, and local agencies
  • Additional duties may include support for local and National Register of Historic Places nominations, historic preservation plans, historic structure reports, cultural resource education materials, Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (HABS/HAER) documentation, planning and implementing of mitigation, and other types of special projects


Work type

Full time

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