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🔗Architect (Historic Preservation)

  • Full Time
  • Washington D.C., DC
  • $132,368 - $172,075 per year USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Reference #: OCE-2023-181
  • Job Summary: The selectee will be responsible for implementing Preservation Policy and Standard for the historic buildings, structures, monuments, memorials, cultural landscapes, architectural decorative art, views and vistas, archeological resources and stored a
  • Job Qualifications:

    Specialized experience for this position includes the following:

    Performing architectural design, technical reviews, quality control, and project management on building projects from planning and programming through construction;

    Assessing compliance with construction standards, preparing full construction drawings and specifications, and preparing scope of work documents and statements of work;

    Providing technical architectural and historic preservation knowledge as well as engineering concepts, methods, and procedures;

  • How to Apply:


  • Job benefits: Health, Retirement, Vision, Dental
  • Contact Name: Albert Martin
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Website Architect of the Capitol

Serving Congress and the Supreme Court, the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is the builder and steward of the landmark buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill. Our staff preserves and maintains the historic buildings, monuments, art and inspirational gardens on the Capitol campus.

Policy Advice and Guidance on Heritage Assets

– Ensures that the AOC adheres to the Preservation Policy and Standards for preservation of its buildings, grounds, monuments and other historic assets.

– Consults with superintendents, architects, engineers, project managers, curators, contractors and workers to understand their needs and concerns, to collaborate and to develop and ensure a full understanding of the appropriate preservation actions and treatments; Provides expert advice and guidance which requires extensive interpretation for many programs and projects.

– Ensures that alteration or additions to Heritage Asset materials and features will be physically and visually compatible, identifiable upon close inspection and properly documented.

Architectural Requirements and Specifications

– Applies specialized technical knowledge of professional architecture and preservation concepts, methods and procedures to analyze and define the requirements of multi-phase projects.

– Participates in the development of preservation requirements with customers, analyzes requirements and design criteria, assures implementation of requirements and evaluates project feasibility.

– In consultation with the AOC Curator and other curatorial offices, inventory, document and prepares condition assessments of the architectural, landscape, architectural decorative art and stored architectural assets under the AOC’s jurisdiction; Consistent with AOC-wide policies, develops decision-making and review procedures.

Architectural Problem Resolution

– Recognized as an expert source of information internally, by other agencies and on a national level for unprecedented technical problems, the latest developments and trends and other matters relating to architecture.

– Works with all levels of local management and program officials, key personnel of other government agencies and private industry to resolve and track complex and controversial problems that arise; Assures the overall resolution of architectural and historic preservation issues.