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Posted: 09/22/2014

Garavaglia Architecture, Inc.

Our exciting portfolio of projects includes work on individual historic structures, urban mixed-use buildings, and historic parks. Our practice emphasizes adaptive use and sustainable building practices for projects located throughout the State of California, for a variety of client types. We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team.

Conditions Assessment Specialist
Professional Opportunity
San Francisco, CA


The Conditions Assessment Specialist will be responsible for condition assessments and historic structures treatment recommendations and documenting the recommendations in condition assessment and historic structures reports. A key function of the position requires the specialist to collaborate with a variety of the firms staff, including the project manager, the condition assessment reports primary author, the firms historians, and our architectural studio.

AutoCAD construction document support is required.


  • Prospective applicants should have a minimum of a Bachelors degree in architecture or historic preservation
  • Posses excellent verbal and report writing skills
  • Understand building construction, forensics, along with experience in historic preservation or rehabilitation of existing buildings
  • Understand exterior and interior construction materials and conditions and be able to communicate clearly with team members and in report writing
  • Experience with conditions assessments, design detailing, construction documents, and specifications
  • Ability to work individually in the field and produce highly organized notes for team collaboration and further writings within fee and schedule
  • Competent working with the California Historical Building Code (CHBC) and Secretary of Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation (SISR)
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD (the office currently uses AutoCAD LT 2009 & 2013, Architectural Desktop 2006), Microsoft Office and Photoshop.
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How to apply
Garavaglia Architecture, Inc. offers medical and other benefits for full time employees. Please send your resume to the contact below. If emailing, send your resume with a subject heading to read "Conditions Assessment Specialist. DO NOT send portfolios. We regret that the volume of applications does not always permit us to acknowledge each individual application. Out of region candidates may apply, however relocation compensation will not be provided. Send applications to: Steve Garavaglia, Business Manager Garavaglia Architecture, Inc. 582 Market Street #1800 San Francisco, CA 94104 415.391.9633 steveg@garavaglia.com

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