Senior Heritage Conservation Technologist & Project Manager

Tue, 2019-11-19 16:28 -- grettainamahoro
Organization: 
Donald Luxton & Associates Inc.
Job Description: 

Tasks:

  • Physically evaluate heritage buildings and structures, identify historic materials and their integrity, and prepare Conservation Plans and conservation recommendations according to the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada
  • Manage large and complex projects, from a heritage perspective, and work directly with architects, engineers and owners/developers to guide conservation projects from preliminary design and permitting through construction completion
  • Write effective reports and recommendations and conduct research into appropriate conservation treatments and replacement materials
  • Coordinate ongoing projects with architects and other disciplines, such as structural, mechanical, and electrical engineers, contractors, trades, etc.
  • Read and review architectural drawings, shop drawings, and specifications and provide feedback based on conservation best practices
  • Perform site visits to review conservation work and issue site visit reports that provide guidance and recommendations to the project team to ensure construction work is in conformance with heritage requirements
  • Present reports to municipalities and their associated advisory bodies

Skills, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Excellent writing/editing skills in English
  • Familiarity with building science and building envelope issues, construction techniques, and building rehabilitation
  • Working knowledge of architectural drawings, specifications, and shop drawings
  • Experience on construction sites and working directly with contractors/trades
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Excellent communication skills along with the capability for analytical and logical thought
  • The ability to work independently and take a leadership role with the implementation of work, as well as maintain effective liaison with the project team and clients
  • Experience presenting work to municipalities/community advisory bodies
  • Strong computer literacy, including experience with Mac computers, Microsoft office (Word and Excel), and Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Valid driver’s licence

Academic Qualifications:

  • Degree in Architectural Technology, Architecture, Engineering, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in architecture, heritage conservation, and/or related fields
  • Technical experience in heritage conservation an asset

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English: Native
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