Conservation Architect / Technician Part II

Location: Oxford, UK


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:

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.


To discuss the role, please also feel free to reach out directly to Priscilla Ross in the Inclusive Recruiting team on 07740 546099 or email


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