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Posted: 10/19/2012

State of Indiana
Indiana State Historical Sites

Indiana State Government is a goal driven, performance oriented, customer focused workforce. If you are looking to advance your career in a dynamic and energized environment, then we welcome you to explore opportunities within state employment. In joining our workforce, you will gain a rewarding experience working on behalf of Hoosiers to build a better Indiana. No other organization can offer the diversity of careers, the upward mobility or the ability to change disciplines like the State of Indiana. Plus you'll find that enhancing your job description is something that is actually encouraged throughout the organization.

Historic Sites Construction Manager - Indiana State Historical Sites
Professional Opportunity
Indianapolis, IN

Supervisory and management position that directs construction projects performed at the Indiana State Historic Sites. Oversees large restoration and construction contracts, including onsite supervision. Job requires knowledge of historic building techniques as well as current standards and best practices in dealing with historic buildings. 


  • Position services as contract manager, assuring contracts are being carried out according to specifications
  • Ensures projects are being completed as bid, on budget and within the timelines/deadlines set
  • Involved with historic preservation research and compliance
  • Helps with budgeting, accounting, and purchasing priorities and strategies
  • Works on repairs, restoration, and rehabilitation efforts in conjunction with State Historic Site Restoration Facility and the several historic site staffs

Preferred Experience:

  • Requires a bachelors degree in construction management, architecture, historic preservation, or related field; this is a professional position
  • At least seven years hands-on historic preservation, restoration, or museum/historic-site related experience
  • Must have working knowledge of principles of plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and building codes
  • Must be familiar with the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Treatment of Historic Property
  • Ability to solve problems and negotiate problems with a wide variety of contractors and other project stakeholders
  • Ability to read construction drawings and contracts.
  • Must be able to manage and supervise people in a clear and professional manner
  • Will represent the State Historic Sites in a variety of circumstances and with a wide range of parties
  • May supervise others in the performance and delegation of duties

Additional Information:

Some work is performed in office environment, but majority is done in the field, including outdoors in adverse conditions year around.  Extensive time driving and some overnight travel required. Weekend and evening hours sometimes needed,

Position works with contactors and site staff crews of varying ability and background, and must be able to instruct relay expectations concisely.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
To apply for this position, visit our job bank at www.in.gov/spd/2334.htm. Click Advanced Search and search for job opening ID 578170. You must thoroughly complete the work experience, education, and license/certificate sections of the application to be considered.
Dawn Hay
Phone: 317-232-0200
402 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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