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Posted: 05/13/2016

Shenandoah Restorations

: Shenandoah Restorations is a small restoration and preservation company located in Shenandoah County, Virginia that is committed to preserving the area's rich architectural heritage and continuing an enduring tradition of artisanal integrity in the historic building trades. We specialize in the total restoration and preservation of any traditionally built structure from vernacular log houses or high style Victorians to timber-framed barns and outbuildings.

Restoration Carpenter/Preservation Specialist
Professional Opportunity
Quicksburg, VA
$14 - 18 DOE

Duties: Assist in the restoration of all aspects of historic structures and outbuildings, including but not limited to: rough and fine carpentry, historic window restoration, masonry, plaster repair, painting,  cabinetry, log building restoration, and structural repair.


The position will be responsible for executing detailed and thoughtful restoration carpentry work in an efficient and thorough manner. The ability to work independently with little supervision and ability to manage small projects is highly desired.



  • Interest in historic buildings and restoration
  • Ability to work alone or lead small crew
  • 5 years minimum building or restoration experience
  • Willingness to learn
  • Able to lift 50 to 100lbs
  • Familiarity with the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Historic Preservation a plus
  • Ability to manage time and tasks
  • Detail oriented
  • Basic carpentry tools
  • Valid driver's license and vehicle 



Starting Pay: $14 $18/hr based on experience. Pay and responsibilities expected to grow with increased skills and experience. An additional entry level position may be available to the right candidate.

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How to apply
Interested applicants should Email or mail a resume and cover letter to Michael Watkinson. If sent by email, please state Job Opportunity in the subject heading. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted directly, no phone calls please. mikewatkinson@shenandoahrestorations.net
Mike Watkinson
Phone: 540-740-3083
4049 Flat Rock Rd
Quicksburg, VA 22847

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