Conservation Architect /Technician / Part II


Conservation Architect /Technician / Part II

Purcell is an award-winning architectural and heritage consultancy practice with a strong commitment to quality. We have staff of approximately 250 talented architects, designers, heritage consultants and surveyors across 14 offices in the UK, Hong Kong and Australia. Together, we work on some of the finest buildings from meticulous heritage and conservation schemes to bold contemporary design.

We are recruiting for a conservation architect or experienced technician/part II to join our Oxford studio. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a top AJ100 practice renowned for our excellence in architecture and heritage consultancy. The successful candidate will evidence keen attention to detail and high-quality examples of work submitted with their applications. You will need to be able to display a can-do attitude, willingness to learn and understanding of Purcell’s projects and culture.

Critical requirements are:

  • 3+ years’ experience working in historic building conservation
  • Technical and philosophical understanding of conservation
  • Proven technical competence (preparation of working drawings and specifications) and site experience
  • Proven project / job running experience
  • Autocad experience

We are looking for candidates who have the following skills:

  • Part 3 qualified architect or experienced technician/part II
  • AABC or RIBA CA/SCA accreditation is desirable, or willingness to apply for accreditation in the near future is essential
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge of building conservation
  • Proven experience working on at RIBA stage 4 & 5
  • Have excellent design and drawing skills
  • Have a strong understanding of the UK Building and Planning regulations
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Demonstrate good client-facing communication skills
  • Competent in technical detailing
  • Revit experience or willingness to learn

BIM Conservation experience would be desirable but not essential.

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