Project Architect

TreanorHL TreanorHL Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Nov 29 '21Posted on:

A Preservation Architect who is competent in all aspects of historic architecture.  Performs work requiring independent judgment in evaluation, selection, and adaptation/modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.  Independently solves problems encountered.   They will be responsible for specific technical design aspects of an assigned project including investigation, evaluation, and recommendation of design solutions.  They will perform assignments under the direction of a Project Manager; however, they are responsible for design and technical aspects of each project.  They must provide architectural consultation in the planning, design, and coordination of large, complex projects.  It is important they can make independent decisions on significant architectural problems and carry out complex assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures.


  • Research historical background of structure, technical issues, and code issues
  • Prepare investigation reports and bid documents, including drawings and technical specifications
  • Review contractor submittals
  • Serve as historic preservation technical point of contact providing interpretation for design and construction teams
  • Provide potential solutions for historic preservation design challenges
  • Monitor site activity for any potential unanticipated adverse effects to historic resources, prepare site visit reports and develops responses to request for information
  • Provide Principal with regular updates on status, issues, or challenges related to historic preservation issues on site
  • Act as liaison between Principal, contractors and other team members as necessary to facilitate proactive, creative solutions
  • Maintains project records


  • Degree in Architecture. Applicants with a minor or emphasis in Preservation will be given additional consideration.
  • Licensed or actively seeking licensure
  • 5+ years of experience
  • The willingness to work as a team member and assist other Studios as necessary
  • Must be able and willing to travel outside of local area to attend meetings at various sites
  • High levels of activity and productivity
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to clearly convey information and ideas verbally and graphically
  • The ability to quickly grasp new concepts
  • Heritage conservation planning
  • Research and report writing
  • Materials conservation
  • Proficient in Revit
  • Creative problem-solving capabilities
  • Self-directed with a willingness to interact as a team player and take independent initiative


  • Professional experience interacting with general contractors or construction managers


This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities associated with the position.  While it is intended to accurately reflect the position, Treanor reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary.

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