Job Vacancy – John Renshaw Architects – Edinburgh, Scotland

John Renshaw Architects is looking for an experienced Architectural Technologist / Technician or Architect with experience in either historic building conservation and/or low energy, environment conscious design to join our design studio in Edinburgh.

CIAT registered or equivalent or ARB registered Architect or equivalent
Passivhaus Designer qualification or equivalent experience
Experience in both retrofit and new build with sustainable design focus
CAD expert including Vectorworks, SketchUp & PHPP
A full UK/European driving license
Excellent spoken and written English.
Personal qualities

The studio is focused on projects that drive innovation in sustainability and it is important that all members of the team have a passion for conservation and low energy design with a strong desire to have a positive impact on society and protect and enhance the environment and its biodiversity. The position also requires:

Excellent project management skills
The ability to integrate successfully into a small team (flexibility & adaptability in the role)
Conscientious and thorough – good attention to detail is critical
Passionate and proactive with a positive can-do attitude.
Further information

Salary: Negotiable dependant on experience

Hours: Negotiable

Holidays: 22 days paid holiday + bank holidays (Pro rata)

How to apply: Please send your CV/portfolio with a covering email to –

Deadline: 7th May 2021

We are looking for someone who is passionate about conservation and has a strong understanding how to build, a practical understanding of building in an appropriate way to the location of our projects and a flair for creative and detailed design in addition to being able to develop projects from feasibility, planning and working drawings through to completion. Other essential skills include;

Knowledge of industry standards including UK building regulations and standards
Good construction and detailing skills
A flair and passion for sustainable Architecture
Excellent CAD skills and BIM understanding
If you have a passion for these and believe you can add something to this talented team we would really like to hear from you.

How to apply: Please send your CV/portfolio with a covering email to –