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🔗Architectural Historian

  • Full Time
  • Newport News, VA (Remote)
  • 55,000-65,000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Qualifications:

    § Mastery of the application of historic preservation principles and the Federal requirements and standards for historic preservation.

    § Proven ability to prepare consultations with SHPO entities for project review and approval involving National Register properties and National Landmark properties.

    § Strong, concise, and clear verbal and writing abilities in analysis of historic preservation issues, field conditions and correspondence related to evaluating historic preservation issues involving buildings.

    § Willingness to travel as required between Annapolis, MD, Washington, DC, and Norfolk, VA. Travel requirements represent about 25% of the time.

    § Ability to collaborate with Architects and Designers in a creative and professional office setting.

    § 5 years of direct work experience in architectural history applied to National Register and National Landmark properties. A Graduate-level certificate in Historic Preservation from a recognized historic preservation program in the United States is preferred.

  • How to Apply:

    Please submit your expression of interest and resume to the attention of Jeff Stodghill, AIA, PMA Architecture, 10325 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601 or via email to Anne-Lise Gere at Application deadline is January 31th, 2022 at 5:00 EST. All applications will remain confidential. Successful applicants will be required to authorize a background check. At PMA, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe that an inclusive environment benefits our firm, our community, and our employees and enriches the perspective and relevance of our work. PMA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, gender or physical disability as prohibited under federal and/or state law.

  • Job benefits: Competitive Salary ranging from $55,000 to $65,000 depending on skills, experience and capabilities. § Participation in company year-end bonus program. § Participation in company group health plan. § Participation in company simple IRA plan. § A robust leave package (20 days of paid leave per year plus most federal holidays).
  • Contact Name: Anne-Lise Gere
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Website PMA Architecture

PMA Architecture is a creative group of architects and designers involved in the preservation of significant buildings, urban places, and interior environments to preserve our heritage for tomorrow. Our market area and work spans across Virginia and includes Maryland and the District of Columbia. Our office is located in the historic district of Hilton Village in Newport News, Virginia.

PMA Architecture is hiring an Architectural Historian with experience in Historic Preservation Projects

PMA Architecture seeks an experienced Architectural Historian or Architect with Historic Preservation experience to work on a portfolio of historic housing located in southern Maryland, Washington, DC, and eastern Virginia.

This is a unique opportunity for a motivated individual and a self-starter. This can be a remote position as PMA maintains a hybrid-work platform. Work location is flexible and structured around the candidate’s preference. However, the successful candidate needs to reside in Coastal Virginia / Hampton Roads, Richmond, Fredericksburg, Annapolis, or Washington D.C. to ensure efficient travel to the properties.

The ideal candidate has relevant education in historic preservation, experience with architectural history, and a deep understanding of Historic Building Preservation and Architectural design.

Job description

The Architectural Historian serves as the primary liaison with the Military Housing contractor to bring the schedule and scope of work to completion. With support from the Firm’s leadership, the Architectural Historian manages the following deliverables:

· Developing assessments and solutions that address the client’s needs and preservation principles.

· Consultations with the Military Housing contractor regarding Issues and projects which are referred PMA,

· Field visits to various military sites In Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. which are included in the Housing Provider contract,

· Preparation of memoranda, letters of findings, recommendations, and assessments regarding proposed undertakings for individual properties,

· Management and maintenance of security clearances to obtain access to various military installations,

· Coordination and management of architectural detailing, design, and support data for rehabilitation projects assigned,

· Annual training of Housing Provider personnel as defined under the contract,

· Preparation of Conditions and Maintenance reports for various properties within the Housing Provider portfolio,

· Management of budgets, schedules, and programs project communications and documentation, office administrative tasks, and project team assignments.

· Preparation of reports to SHPO as required,

· Provides technical guidance to less experienced team members.