Responsible for performing hands-on restoration practices in accordance with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation.
Safely and efficiently perform restoration practices: scraping, sanding, repairs, milling, assembling, steaming, heating, glass measuring, glass cutting, use of abatron, 2p-10, and other materials, uninstallation, reinstallation of features, packing, set-up, clean-up on-site or in shop.
Safely operate machinery including but not limited to: table saw, planer, joiner, router, electric sander
Travel to and from work sites
Oral communication skills
Written communication skills
Ability to work efficiently in a group environment
Education and Training
Degree: Bachelors Degree in relevant field. Equivalent experience accepted.
Prior experience with hand or power tools extremely helpful.
Knowledge of and experience milling and assembling cypress window sashes and window accessories (sills, aprons, jambs) preferred.
Knowledge of New Orleans architecture preferred.
Knowledge of and experience with historic preservation and restoration practices - specifically with architectural features such as windows, doors, shutters, floors preferred.
Earnings: Salary is hourly based and commensurate with experience.
Able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.
Able to operate machinery including electric sanders, table saw, chop/miter saw, planer, jointer, steambox, router, drill, impact driver,
Able to take responsibility for personal safety
Able to properly dispose of items
Able to use hand tools including scrapers, glass cutting tools, glazing tools, 5 in 1s, putty knives, etc..
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to safely operate machinery and hand tools.