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Subject: Position at Conservation Solutions, Inc.

Position at Conservation Solutions, Inc.

From: Kathrin Schlenzig <kathrin<-at->
Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Conservation Solutions, Inc.

The Conservator is responsible for collaborating with Senior
Conservators on all phases of conservation assessments, treatments,
and materials testing/analysis projects, including: proposals,
budgeting, planning and logistics, and implementation
(self-performing and/or directing as needed).  The Conservator will
also be responsible for all aspects of project management and
administration. This job will be based out of the Washington Metro
office.  The Conservator will typically be assigned to multiple
projects concurrently, and may be required to travel to different
job-sites within the US and North America.

Minimum Requirements

    Minimum five (5) years demonstrated experience in the
    conservation of historic masonry structures.  Be a member in
    good standing in the American Institute for Conservation
    (Professional Associate or Fellow level preferred)

    Hold a degree from an accredited university in the field of
    conservation or historic preservation with a demonstrated
    specialty in stone conservation

    Demonstrated experience in the field of masonry apprenticeship
    and/or training a plus

Specific Responsibilities include:

    Project Administration

    Preparation of cost estimates and project budgets

    Coordination of project contracts and insurance requirements

    Logistics and materials sourcing, planning, and ordering

    Staffing coordination

    Coordination of work schedules

    Preparation of 'schedules of values' (SOVs)

    Management of sub-contractors


    Maintenance of project files

    Treatment Implementation (in collaboration with Senior

    Quality control management and oversight

    Design and implementation of a project-specific safety plan

    Preparation of drawings and specifications

    Materials testing and analysis

    Preparation of mock-ups

    Design of an appropriate treatment plan

    "Hands-on" implementation of conservation treatments

    Client Relationship Management and Marketing

    Communication and project coordination with the client's project

    Change order management

    Billing coordination

    Attendance at client meetings and preparation of reports as per
    the client's specification

    Relationship building with existing and potential future clients

    In collaboration with other CSI conservators, research, write,
    and present papers at professional conferences and publish
    articles in trade journals.

Conservation Solutions, Inc. is a woman-owned small business, made
up of a team of dedicated and experienced conservators, project
managers, and administrators.  Since its establishment in 1999, CSI
has developed into a leading, nationwide, conservation firm focusing
on the treatment, assessment, and testing of significant works of
art, architecture and artifacts. We provide expert advice on all
aspects of conservation, and offer a broad range of
preservation-related services, including condition assessment,
testing and analysis, treatment design, specifications development,
implementation and documentation. We have offices in the Washington,
DC metro area and Santa Fe, NM. The current position is located in
our Washington Metro office. Conservation Solutions, Inc. provides
an excellent salary and benefits package, and a broad variety of
continuous training opportunities to ensure ongoing professional

Please submit a cover letter, resume, references and salary
requirements to: info<-at->conservationsolutionsinc<.>com using 'CSI
Conservator Position' in the subject line.

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