PreservationDirectory.com
PreservationDirectory.com
 
home
preservation events & conferences
press releases & job postings
› main menu
› article guidelines
› submit an article
grants & funding sources
heritage marketing services
preservation library:
articles, regulations & policy
preservation organizations
& resources
museums & historic structures
historic real estate
preservation businesses,
products & services
historic lodging:
inns, b&b's, hotels
historic tours
preservation general resources
historic photo galleries
preservation bookstore
frequently asked questions
about us
join email list
contact us
site map


member login

Featured
Property For Sale
View more information about this historic property for sale in Lincolnton , North Carolina

Block Smith Memorial Gymnasium - SOLD!

Lincolnton , NC
PreservationDirectory.com
30 Bromley Road
Pittsford, NY 14534
Phone: (503) 308-0500

Email Us!





ArchiveInABox

WeddingGownPreservationKit.com

Victorian Revival Vintage Lighting

Mad Dog Primer



PreservationDirectory.com

Employment Opportunities, Jobs & Internships in Preservation & Cultural Resources     


Employment Opportunities, Jobs & Internships in Preservation & Cultural Resources
Back to Press Releases Print   Submit an Article
Job Posting- Assistant Preservation Project Manager, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy - Falling Water (Mill Run, PA)
Historic Preservation Blog from PreservationDirectory.com - Construction, Preservation, History
Contributed By: Laurie Hellested
Website: https//waterlandlife.org/fallingwater/

Assistant Preservation Project Manager – Full-time
Fallingwater (Mill Run, PA)

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (Conservancy) has been dedicated to protecting and restoring the region’s exceptional natural places since 1932. As a member-based nonprofit organization, we work in cities and towns across Western Pennsylvania and rely on the help of thousands of members, partners and volunteers. We are making a difference in our region’s water, land and life. We do this work for the benefit of wildlife and people who call Western Pennsylvania home, and for future generations.

We are seeking an individual to fill the position of Assistant Preservation Project Manager at Fallingwater (Mill Run, PA). This position is to provide design and construction project management for the preservation of Fallingwater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and located in Mill Run, Pennsylvania. This position requires expert knowledge and experience with historic preservation theory and practice as well as a thorough knowledge of construction project management, including a familiarity with The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.

The Assistant Preservation Project Manager will have the ability to carry out preservation projects requiring the application of historic preservation, engineering, architectural, and landscape architectural standards and methods. This will include working closely with the Senior Director of Preservation and Collections, the Director of Maintenance, the Maintenance Assistant, and the Collections Manager and Archivist to monitor preservation maintenance efforts across the site, document their progress, and transfer images and documentation to the Fallingwater archive.

Job Duties:
Participate in all aspects of historic preservation projects including:
- Surveying and condition assessments, creating written and photographic documentation, preparing specifications and assessment and treatment reports, monitoring and ensuring quality performance of conservators, technicians, and external contractors and subcontractors, reviewing and understanding all aspects of construction drawings and specifications, performing and/or directing conservation treatments.
- Successfully perform all aspects of project management, including: Preparing draft proposals for potential projects including budgets and staffing plan, organizing resources, staffing, and technology required to successfully perform projects, managing project paperwork, schedules, material submittals, work plans, and progress reports, conducting project related communications with contractors and vendors
- Regularly review the conditions of Fallingwater to maintain an ongoing assessment and works with the Director of Preservation and Collections to prioritize concerns.
- Ensures compliance with design specifications, building codes and construction safety requirement.
- Continually manages complex preservation projects, often involving a multiplicity of systems and areas of specialization, including masonry, carpentry, painting, and window repairs.
- Provides hands-on support for all construction activities and assists with training of maintenance team members in museum-quality preservation methods and techniques.
- Works with Collections Manager and Archivist to archive historic and present-day preservation projects, including architectural drawings, reports, and photographs.

Qualifications:
Graduate or college degree or certificate in historic preservation, architecture, preservation studies, building trades, construction management, or a related field.

Other combinations of work experience and education will be considered.

At least five years of work experience at an historic property, and a familiarity of preservation construction projects at various scales.

Experience with stone masonry, reinforced concrete construction, and rolled steel preferred.

Knowledge of grant writing and reporting for a variety of grant programs.

Knowledge of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture and early to mid-20th century building technologies.

Excellent writing, editing, research, and analytical skills.

Ability to work weekends, evenings, and/or holidays as required.

Valid driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:
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.

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.  

Utilizing keyboarding and fine motor skills

Bending, twisting, lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds

Climbing up and down stairways and ladders

Sitting/standing/walking for periods in excess of 2 hours

Location:
This position's primary location(s): Fallingwater- (Mill Run- PA)
Position Duration
This is a full-time position.

Pay:
The starting pay range for this position is $44,000-52,000/annually.
Please include salary expectations. In consideration of advanced qualifications and years of experience, the pay may be higher than this range, as candidate pay will commensurate with experience.

Application Process:
Please send a cover letter and resume to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list Historic Preservation Project Manager in the subject line.

Application Deadline:
Until filled



Keywords: Construction, Preservation, History

Posted: August 15, 2023
Back to Press Releases Print   Submit an Article


Unless noted, the thoughts and opinions expressed in the article are solely that of the
author and not necessarily the opinion of the editors of PreservationDirectory.com.
   



PreservationDirectory.com | preservation events & conferences | press releases & job postings | organizations & resources
museums & historic structures | historic real estate | preservation businesses, products & services | historic lodging
historic tours | preservation general resources | historic photo galleries | preservation bookstore | preservation library
frequently asked questions | about us | join email list | heritage marketing services | contact us | site map

© Copyright 2024 - PreservationDirectory.com | website by Stolutions