• Identify common masonry problems when visually assessing a historic masonry structure.
  • Differentiate between suitable and unsuitable materials as well as techniques for preservation of historic masonry structures.
  • Write expert specifications based on industry standards and best practices for quality assurance and quality control over historic masonry preservation materials and techniques.
  • Evaluate project-specific materials and techniques for preserving historic masonry structures in-situ against historic preservation industry standards and best practices.
  • Work directly with specifiers to confirm masonry condition findings and to establish a clear scope of work for complex restoration projects.
  • Assist in preparing the construction documents and/or reviewing the current specification requirements for the project.


  • Five (5) years of experience in job offered or in conservation or restoration of architectural details.

Special skills:

  • Experience with conservation of historic facades and buildings or historic objects and performing conservation using color merging technique or coloristic unification.

Frequent domestic travel required.

Work location:

U.S. Heritage Group, Inc., 10352 Franklin Ave, Franklin Park, IL 60131

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