Topic ID #42517 - posted 7/21/2020 6:15 AM

Architectural History Technician


Architectural History Technician


Dutton + Associates, LLC (D+A) is seeking a part time or full time Architectural History Technician to join its dynamic interdisciplinary Cultural Resources group. D+A is a small woman-owned business providing cultural resource management services to public and private sector clients within the Mid-Atlantic region.  Responsibilities of the position will include undertaking research on a variety of historic resource types; conducting field surveys to identify historic resources; evaluating resources for National Register eligibility; and preparing reports on historic resources pursuant to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and subsequent amendments. The position will be based out of D+A’s home office in Midlothian, Virginia and some regional overnight travel is expected.


Job responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

¨      Perform field survey and documentation of historic buildings, structures, and districts;

¨      Perform basic historical research and context development;

¨      Perform preliminary National Register eligibility assessments for historic resources;

¨      Assemble historic resource site file forms and packages;

¨      Contribute to reports as needed;

¨      Become familiar with D+A’s Project Management system and technical standards in order to support the project managers in the delivery of consulting services to our clients;

¨      Participate in D+A’s Health & Safety program;

¨      Maintain a high standard of ethical behavior;

¨      Demonstrate a commitment to D+A’s Core Values; and

¨      Perform other duties as required.


The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

¨      Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural History, Historic Preservation, or closely related field from a recognized program;

¨      Strong working knowledge of American architectural types and styles;

¨      Experience conducting research including land records, chain of title, and other primary and secondary source information;

¨      Understanding of how to apply the National Register evaluation criteria to historic resources;

¨      Experience photographing historic resources;

¨      Excellent written and verbal communications skills;

¨      Excellent organizational skills;

¨      Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite;

¨      Ability to work on simultaneous tasks while meeting project deadlines and adhering to project budgets;

¨      Ability to travel overnight, as needed, for fieldwork;

¨      Ability to work both independently as well as collaborate on a small team; and

¨      Valid driver’s license and good driving record.



Additional Information:

This position comes with competitive salary and benefits based on experience and education.


Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, three references, and a recent writing sample to No phone calls please. We thank all individuals who express interest in the position but only those individuals who are selected for interviews will be contacted.


Dutton + Associates, LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity.  We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis.


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