CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Architectural Historian/Preservation Planner

Materials Conservation Specialist

Project Manager


ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIAN/PRESERVATION PLANNER

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Page & Turnbull, one of California’s first architecture and cultural resources firm to focus its practice on historic preservation, is looking for architectural historians/preservation planners who are passionate about reimagining cultural resources for the way we live today. Our projects include developing design guidelines for Eichler-designed homes, preparing the Santa Barbara African American Historic Context Statement, and writing Historic Resource Evaluations for multiple property types. We believe that every community has stories to tell and, through our passion and understanding our history and architectural history, we believe we’re the firm to uncover them.

THE POSITION AT A GLANCE

We are hiring at our Los Angeles office, though we work throughout California. We are looking for an Architectural Historian/Preservation Planner with a graduate degree in architectural history, historic preservation, or related field; comparable expertise is acceptable as well. Applicants must have at least 3 years of professional experience in the field. Project review and/or experience applying the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards preferred. Architectural Historian/Preservation Planners support a variety of project types including Historic Resource Evaluations/Assessments, Historic Context Statements, Historic Resource Surveys, Project Impact Analyses, Historic American Building Survey (HABS) projects, Cultural Resource chapters of CEQA Environmental Impact Reports, NHPA Section 106 Consultation services, Federal Tax Certification Documentation, and architectural design/entitlements consultation.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION IS IMPORTANT

We strive to have a meaningful impact on historic places in California and beyond. With your research ability, outstanding communication skills, and knowledge of National Register criteria for evaluation and the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, you will help us produce exceptional deliverables. You’ll be working directly with a talented ten-person Cultural Resources Studio team and often collaborate with the Architecture and Preservation Technology studios. You’ll immediately work on an exciting variety of historic projects encompassing a range of size and property types.

THE NUTS & BOLTS

  • Perform digital and traditional research.
  • Visit sites and document existing conditions.
  • Survey and evaluate important historic places.
  • Prepare a variety of reports and studies.
  • Review architectural project drawings and recommend improvements that align with historic preservation best practices.
  • Enhance projects through GIS mapping and clear illustrations.

WHAT PAGE & TURNBULL OFFERS

In addition to a collegial workplace that values a work life balance, we offer a competitive salary; health, dental and vision insurances; paid vacation and holidays; professional development opportunities; 401K participation; and other benefits. Page & Turnbull is very supportive of participating in professional and community organizations including the California Preservation Foundation, Docomomo US, Society of Architectural Historians, Los Angeles Conservancy, and others.

To Apply:

If you have a passion for preservation, architecture, and design and want to work with smart, dedicated, and collaborative people who understand that work satisfaction is an important part our life, then please send a letter of interest, resume, and work samples in PDF format to resume@page-turnbull.com (no phone calls please). To make sure your information gets reviewed in a timely fashion, add “P&T LA – Architectural Historian/Preservation Planner Position” in the subject heading.

Salary ranges from $68,000 to $75,000 annually.

Please, no phone calls at this time.


MATERIALS CONSERVATION SPECIALIST

Locations: Los Angeles, CA / Sacramento, CA / San Jose, CA

Page & Turnbull is an award-winning firm of architects and cultural resource specialists who have a passion for conserving historic places and reimagining them for the way we live today. We’re looking for Materials Conservation Specialists, with a professional degree in architecture, historic preservation/heritage conservation and 3-5 years of professional experience focusing on historic properties, to assist on a variety of exciting projects at all offices.

The Materials Conservation Specialist performs conditions assessments, develop historic building treatment plans, and prepare drawings / specifications related to historic building materials and assemblies.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION IS IMPORTANT

We’re growing and hope to have a meaningful impact on historic places in California and beyond. With your enthusiasm and strong organizational and time management skills, you would have an immediate role in developing treatment plans for an exciting variety of challenging historic projects encompassing a range of sizes and property types.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Participate in and coordinate field investigations, conditions assessments, and surveys of historic buildings.
  • Prepare materials testing & trial repair programs.
  • Translate fieldwork into maintenance and treatment plans for historic materials.
  • Work with project teams to prepare technical specifications and architectural details for preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, and reconstruction of historic buildings and their features.
  • Perform construction administration services. Collaborate with contractors, specialty subcontractors, craftspeople, and architectural conservators.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Page & Turnbull is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a participant in the Federal E-Verify program.

Rewards/Benefits/Compensation:

  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Friendly and collegial atmosphere
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • FSA/Flexible Spending Account
  • Employer paid long-term disability and life insurance plans
  • Nine paid holidays (includes one floating holiday)
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick leave
  • 401k retirement plan, plus discretionary employer contribution
  • Discretionary profit sharing contribution
  • Commuter Checks program

To Apply:

If you have a passion for preservation, architecture, and design and want to work with smart and collaborative people who are dedicated to their craft and who understand that work satisfaction is an important part of our life, then please send a letter of interest, resume, and work samples in PDF format to resume@page-turnbull.com. To make sure your information gets reviewed in a timely fashion, add “P&T [Preferred City] – Materials Conservation Specialist Position” in the subject heading.

Please, no phone calls at this time.


PROJECT MANAGER

Locations: Los Angeles, CA / San Francisco, CA / San Jose, CA

Page & Turnbull is an award-winning firm of Architects and Cultural Resource Specialists who have a passion for conserving historic places and reimagining them for the way we live today. With offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento and San Jose, we’re growing and hope to have a meaningful impact on historic places in California and beyond.

Our ideal candidate is creative, curious about the past and passionate about the role of design in shaping the future of our built environment. You are a leader with strong organizational skills, resourcefulness and critical thinking, as well as a passion for mentorship and collaboration. As a creative and engaged member of our team you will have ample opportunity to hone your technical and creative toolkit and support for your professional growth. You will lead challenging historic preservation and adaptive reuse design and consulting teams, interfacing directly with Clients and communities.

Our team is committed to taking care of our people and building an inclusive, equitable and fun workplace. We are proud to support our team with a robust benefits package and we support mentorship, professional development, and community involvement for all of our team members.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION IS IMPORTANT

With your enthusiasm and strong organizational and time management skills, you would have an immediate role in leading a variety of challenging historic projects encompassing a range of sizes and property types.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Developing and managing project work plans, budgets, and schedules.

  • Preparing a variety of studies and reports, including, but not limited to Design Studies, Existing Conditions Assessments, Feasibility Studies, Code Analysis, and Historic Structure Reports.
  • Preparing Contract Documents.
  • Lead permitting and entitlements processes
  • Managing collaborative teams for large projects and working individually on smaller projects simultaneously.
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for clients.
  • Supervising and mentoring junior staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Professional degree in Architecture

  • 8+ years professional experience
  • Knowledge of code and accessibility requirements and demonstrated ability to guide projects through permitting and entitlements processes
  • Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively through verbal, written and graphic communication formats
  • Project and task planning skills – ability to evaluate, prioritize and delegate multiple important tasks
  • Strong critical thinking, professional judgement and decision-making skills
  • Proficiency with REVIT preferred, understanding of capabilities, requirements on project documentation strategy required

PREFERRED QUALITIES

  • Licensed architect
  • Knowledge of sustainable design principles and LEED accreditation
  • Established knowledge of accounting and project management software
  • Commitment to participation in a professional organization

Rewards/Benefits/Compensation:

  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Friendly and collegial atmosphere
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • FSA/Flexible Spending Account
  • Employer paid long-term disability and life insurance plans
  • Nine paid holidays (includes one floating holiday)
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick and bereavement leave
  • 401k Retirement Plan plus discretionary employer contribution
  • Discretionary profit-sharing contribution
  • Commuter Checks program

Salary is commensurate with experience. Page & Turnbull is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a participant in the Federal E-Verify program.

To Apply:

If you have a passion for preservation, architecture, and design and want to work with smart and collaborative people who are dedicated to their craft and who understand that work satisfaction is an important part of our life, then please send a letter of interest, resume, and work samples in PDF format to resume@page-turnbull.com. To make sure your information gets reviewed in a timely fashion, add “P&T [Preferred City] – Project Manager” in the subject heading.

Please, no phone calls at this time.