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

Architectural History Technician



DuttonAssociates

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 employment@dutton-associates.com. 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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