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Historian/Architectural Historian

Boston, MA 02109
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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 office in either Albany, NY, Boston, MA, or Glastonbury, CT.
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. You would be joining an interdisciplinary team of heritage professionals. This position is a chance for the right candidate to  applicant to demonstrate  leadership skills that would lead to quick advancement.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in historic preservation, architectural history, architecture or related field with at least 7 years of professional experience working in historic preservation or related field.
  • A background in military and transportation history, especially Cold War history and the evolution of  bridge design.
  • Prior experience working in tandem with federal and state agencies including direct experience working with the SHPO offices in the Northeast.
  • Excellent demonstrated professional research and writing skills and experience.
  • Must have previously prepared National Register nominations, Historic Structure Reports,  Historic Cotexts, and conducted architectural surveys in multiple states.
  • Must have prepared HABS/HAER documents.
  • Knowledge of structural principles is a plus.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work cooperatively within a context of HRM professionals with diverse skills.
  • 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
  • This role is subject to a client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request. 
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.


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Posted: 2020-12-14 Expires: 2021-03-20

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