🔗Preservation Carpentry Supervisor
Website Historic New England
Historic New England is the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation. We engage diverse audiences in developing a deeper understanding and enjoyment of New England home life by being the national leader in collecting, preserving, and using significant buildings, landscapes, archives, stories, and objects from the past to today. We save and share Historic New England's past to engage and inform present and future generations.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Project Management: Consults on conditions at the sites, developing treatment proposals, documenting all phases of work in an appropriate manner, and demonstrating in all actions a commitment to long-term preservation and maintenance of historic resources. Mentors staff carpenters and supports the work of Historic New England to train the next generation of craftspeople through a variety of initiatives.
Maintenance & Repairs: Performs maintenance and repairs based on work plans that adhere to Historic New England’s preservation philosophy and established protocols. Work can include but is not limited to timber frame repair, rough and finish carpentry, fence or other landscape element repairs, window maintenance and restoration, plaster stabilization, masonry re-pointing, painting, and any number of minor repairs.
Mentorship: Mentors staff carpenters and supports the work of Historic New England to train the next generation of craftspeople through a variety of initiatives