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🔗WG-9 Preservationist

Website National Park Service

As a Preservationist you will:

Use of planers, table saws, jointers, radial saws, band saws, and shapers.
Maintain the full range of hand and power masonry tools i.e. skill saw, electric drill, router, chainsaw, sander, table saw, jointer, radial saw, bandsaw, planer, shaper, floor sander, and surfacing machines.
Repair, reconstruct, restore, and rehabilitate masonry structures by performing work such as stabilizing or constructing foundations, walls, chimneys, fireplace, and other building elements.
Replicate antique and highly skilled forms of craftsmanship using specialized tools.
Assist with the inspection of historic structures/sites/landscapes on site to determine physical condition and the type and amount of maintenance required to maintain in proper condition.
Read, interpret and apply building plans, specifications, blueprints, sketches, working drawings and building codes.
Compute curves, arcs, tangents, and possess advanced knowledge of carpentry and masonry skills utilizing accepted trade methods and techniques.
Use a variety of hand and power tools such as trowel, float, hammer, pick, chisel, brick saw, angle grinder, and pneumatic chisel in cutting and shaping stone and repointing, resetting, and relaying masonry.
Select appropriate stone and mortar materials to closely match historic fabric in color, texture, and composition, with ability to apply selected materials in a manner appropriate to historic character.