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Posted: 08/06/2012

Employer
Conservation Solutions, Inc.

The Conservator is responsible for collaborating with Senior Conservators on all phases of conservation assessments, treatments, and materials testing/analysis projects, including: proposals, budgeting, planning and logistics, and implementation (self-performing and/or directing as needed). The Conservator will also be responsible for all aspects of project management and administration. This job will be based out of the Washington Metro office. The Conservator will typically be assigned to multiple projects concurrently, and may be required to travel to different job-sites within the US and North America.


Position
Conservator
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Washington, DC
US
Details
 

The Conservator is responsible for collaborating with Senior Conservators on all phases of conservation assessments, treatments, and materials testing/analysis projects, including: proposals, budgeting, planning and logistics, and implementation (self-performing and/or directing as needed).  The Conservator will also be responsible for all aspects of project management and administration.  This job will be based out of the Washington Metro office.  The Conservator will typically be assigned to multiple projects concurrently, and may be required to travel to different job-sites within the US and North America. 

Minimum Requirements
* Minimum five (5) years demonstrated experience in the conservation of historic masonry structures
* Member in good standing in the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) - Professional Associate or Fellow preferred
* Degree from an accredited university in the field of conservation or historic preservation with a demonstrated specialty in stone conservation
* Demonstrated experience in the field of masonry;  apprenticeship and/or training a plus

Specific Responsibilities include:
Project Administration
* Preparation of cost estimates and project budgets
* Coordination of project contracts and insurance requirements
* Logistics and materials sourcing, planning, and ordering
* Staffing coordination
* Coordination of work schedules
* Preparation of ?schedules of values? (SOVs)
* Management of sub-contractors
* Photo-documentation
* Maintenance of project files 
* Treatment Implementation (in collaboration with Senior Conservators)

Quality Control Management and Oversight
* Design and implementation of a project-specific safety plan
* Preparation of drawings and specifications
* Materials testing and analysis
* Preparation of mock-ups
* Design of an appropriate treatment plan
* Hands-on implementation of conservation treatments
* Client Relationship Management and Marketing
* Communication and project coordination with the client?s project manager
* Change order management
* Billing coordination
* Attendance at client meetings and preparation of reports as per the client?s specification
* Relationship building with existing and potential future clients
* In collaboration with other CSI conservators, research, write, and present papers at professional conferences and publish articles in trade journals.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please submit a cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to: info@conservationsolutionsinc.com using CSI Conservator Position in the subject line.
Kathrin Schlenzig
Phone: 866.895.2079
ADDRESS
833 East Palace Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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