Architect (Historical)

National Park Service - Yosemite National Park National Park Service - Yosemite National Park Employer:
Yosemite Village, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Feb 24 '21Posted on:

This position serves as an Architect (Historical) with the Design & Engineering Branch of the Facilities Management Division within Yosemite National Park and will provide technical direction and project management for the design, construction, repair, and rehabilitation of a wide variety of buildings and other park facilities, both historic and non-historic.

Duties include:

  • Providing design services for repair and rehabilitation of park facilities, both historic and non-historic.
  • Providing recommendations for repair and rehabilitation of existing facilities.
  • Preparing complete construction documents, including drawings, specifications and estimates.
  • Reviewing work products developed by consulting Architect/Engineer (A/E) firms, for accuracy and technical competence.
  • Serving as a Project Manager responsible for the overall management, control coordination and execution of assigned Architect/Engineer Task Orders and Construction Contracts.
  • Ensuring work completed by contractors is compliant with contract documents and code requirements.
  • Assisting with the inspection of historic structures, sites, and landscapes to determine physical condition and the type and amount of maintenance required to maintain them in the proper condition.
  • Promoting appropriate treatment measures by providing technical assistance and guidance on preservation technologies and procedures.
  • Performing duties as a technical subject matter expert regarding the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties (including the associated guidelines) during review of design documents developed by A/E consultants and in-house design staff.
  • Performing duties demonstrating knowledge of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966, including the Section 106 compliance process.


Applications may only be received via USAJOBS.  Please see the official vacancy announcement here:

The vacancy will close on 03/02/2021, or midnight on the day in which the 100th application was received.

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