Preservation Architect

Position Details

Type Full Time
Offered By Treanor Architects
1715 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, Kansas
Salary Exempt
Deadline 05/01/2015
For More
Name: Amy Bellerive
Title: Director of Human Resources
Phone: 785-842-4858

Treanor Architects seeks a motivated candidate, holding an accredited degree in Architecture, licensed or actively seeking licensure, with 5-7 years experience to join our Topeka, Kansas based preservation team. A degree in Historic Preservation is desired; candidates with college course work and/or professional experience in historic preservation are encouraged to apply. Architectural project design, rehabilitation project experience, heritage conservation planning, research and writing, materials conservation, Revit proficiency, verbal and graphic communication, self-management, and problem solving skills and experience are desired.



  • 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 team
  • 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 Historic Preservation (“HP”) Principal with regular updates on status, issues, or challenges related to historic preservation issues on site
  • Act as liaison between HP contractors and other team members as necessary to facilitate proactive, creative solutions
  • Maintains project records



  • An accredited degree in Architecture is required; a supporting degree in Historic Preservation is desired however, candidates with college course work and/or professional experience in historic preservation are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Licensed or actively seeking licensure
  • 5-7 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 in order 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

How to Apply

Treanor Architects offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package, as well a fun and inviting atmosphere. We support and promote professional development and encourage our staff to not only participate, but to become leaders in professional organizations and our community. If you have a creative and energetic nature, and are interested in Treanor Preservation, please forward your cover letter, resume and a sample of your portfolio to noting "HP Architect" in the subject line. Treanor Architects is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local laws. If you meet the requirements of the position, you are encouraged to apply. We are an E-Verify Employer.