Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility. The firm offers a comprehensive range of innovative services and solutions in support of federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private development and commercial clients. Michael Baker International’s focus is on the safety and security of people across the world through planning and engineering improvements to infrastructure and the environment, and through protection of our quality of life and freedom in support of national and international security. With more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in over 80 offices located across the U.S. and internationally, and is ranked as the 26th largest design firm in the U.S. by Engineering News Record (ENR).
Michael Baker International’s Mission is to make a difference by providing innovative solutions to sustain the future and further the safety, security and quality of life for people across the globe by providing the highest level of expertise, unmatched quality and effective project teams for a diverse range of projects and clients.
Michael Baker International offers excellent benefit packages that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Additional Paid Time Off, Flex-Time, 401-K Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Credit Union. To learn more, please visit us on the web at www.mbakerintl.com . Michael Baker International is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran/e-Verify Employer
WHO WE ARE
Supported by more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations across the United States, we provide a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management. Our clients include U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker is committed to delivering a standard of excellence that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve our clients' complex challenges.
CULTURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT PRACTICE
Our Cultural Resources Management practice, embedded under our Environmental Planning practice, performs a diverse array of cultural resources services for a wide spectrum of federal, state, and local agency clients, as well as private organizations. We provide archaeological and architectural history services that include California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental compliance projects, as well as preservation planning services to aid local agencies in identifying and preserving their historical resources. Exciting architectural history project types include city-wide historic context development, survey and evaluation of historic-era resources, mitigation documentation, National Register of Historic Places nominations, provision of cultural resources training, municipal preservation planning, historic design guideline development, grant writing, and public education and outreach.
The entry level architectural historian will assist senior architectural historians with a variety of tasks including field survey and photography of historic-era resources, historic research at various repositories, writing architectural descriptions, developing historic context statements, and conducting National Register of Historic Places, California Register of Historical Resources, and various local register evaluations. The position includes assistance with technical report preparation and CEQA/NEPA environmental documents as well as other tasks as assigned. The position requires strong research and writing skills and working with MS Word and Adobe. Travel for field survey will occasionally be required throughout California. Hours per week depends on staff workload, but would likely range from 8 - 16 hours per week.
PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTSBA/BS Degree in History, Architectural History, Historic Preservation, or a related field. Either enrolled in or possess a MA degree in Public History, History, Architectural History, Historic Preservation, or related field Ability to travel and conduct research throughout California Excellent verbal and written communication skills Proficient with Microsoft Word Strong on-line research skills Familiarity with completing California Department of Parks and Recreation 523 forms Knowledge of architectural styles Completion of course work in Cultural Resource Management and Architectural History Meets the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards in Architectural History (36 CFR Part 61) preferred, but not necessary. Hold a valid driver's license