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Posted: 12/02/2019

Employer
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Divison of Architecture and Preservation

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) is the official history agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Created in 1945, we are responsible for the collection, conservation, and interpretation of Pennsylvania's historic heritage, which we accomplish through the Pennsylvania State Archives, the State Museum of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Trails of History (historic sites and museums), the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office, and the Bureau of Management Services.


Position
Preservation Construction Specialist
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Harrisburg, PA
US
Details
$50,543
Open Until
12/16/2019
 

THE POSITION

Help to preserve some of Pennsylvania's most important historic buildings. Join a diverse team that is responsible for maintaining over 400 buildings, and put your passion for architecture and historic preservation to use serving the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This is professional level work in the planning, performance, and oversight of preservation construction projects for the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The Preservation Construction Specialist is responsible for planning and managing projects on some of Pennsylvania's most important historic structures at Commonwealth-owned historic sites and museums. This includes analyzing the condition and integrity of historic structures to determine the appropriate scope of work required to effect repairs. Project management duties include preparation of construction documents and overseeing the work performed by outside contractors. This position also includes planning, overseeing, and performing specific  preservation craft trades such as carpentry, roofing, and masonry.

Read the complete position description for more information.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

A bachelor's degree in Architectural History, American History, Historic Preservation, or a similar field; and two years of experience in historic preservation construction work which has directly involved hands-on construction work in the restoration or preservation of historic buildings in one or more skilled trades; or

Two years of post-secondary education and training in the above designated fields of study and four years of experience in historic preservation construction work which has directly involved hands-on construction work in the restoration or preservation of historic buildings in one or more skilled trades; or

Any equivalent combination of experience and training that includes two years of experience in historic preservation construction work which has directly involved hands-on construction work in the restoration or preservation of historic buildings in one or more skilled trades.

How to apply
Apply here https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/jobs/2640886/preservation-construction-specialist?keywords=preservation&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Joe Lauver
Phone: 717-787-6242
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