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Historic Masonry Repair & Restoration 1 LU/HSW

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST

Get an overview of historic masonry wall assemblies and their evolution from mass, to transitional, to cladding systems. This session explores the differences between these systems and how they function. Learn the rationale and methodology for condition assessment and gain insight into common types of deterioration and material characteristics. General appropriate masonry repair and replacement options are discussed for several types of masonry, including brick, terra cotta, stone, cast stone, and their associated mortar. Finally, see how craftworkers that are trained and educated in masonry restoration are assets to project teams and play a significant role in successful historic masonry projects.

Presented by:
Amy Lamb Woods, P.E.
Director of Technical Education, IMI


New Developments in Masonry Design, Delivery, and Technology

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST

Building efficient, affordable, and schedule-friendly masonry systems is easier than ever with new developments in software, construction materials, equipment and technology. Join us for this webinar discussing how research and education are moving masonry to the best possible building enclosure system.

Presented by:
Dave Sovinski
National Director of Industry Development, IMI

Directors of Technical Education, Architect/Engineer

Boston, MA
Portland, OR 

The International Masonry Institute (IMI) is seeking an experienced Architect, Engineer or Construction Professional to serve as Director of Technical Education in Portland, OR and join our nationwide team.

IMI is a labor-management trade association with offices throughout the United States. Funded by the members of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and the contractors who employ them, IMI provides education, design assistance, technical support and training to the construction community.

As Director of Technical Education you will:

  • educate and advise designers and other projects take holders regarding the performance of masonry in the building enclosure,while becoming the recognized local authority in your area.
  • plan and implement a targeted effort to work with decision makers for major projects to understand their needs and then provide the educational seminars, technical advice or plan review necessary to improve and expand the use of masonry solutions.
  • participate in collaborative team activities with other IMI experts to develop strategies and tools for specific subject areas such as sustainability, restoration and emerging technologies.
  • establish programs with local universities to expand their masonry learning and knowledge, using our innovative hands-on and studio programs.

    While some design or construction experience is required, IMI offers technical training to incoming staff.

    This position offers a very competitive salary with excellent benefits. It also includes employer-paid healthcare benefits, pension and 401k programs, as well as generous vacation and sick leave. If you are looking to leverage your experience in a flexible and creative work environment, this position is for you.
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