Senior Landscape Architecture

@AECOM posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

A Senior Landscape Architect is expected to contribute to the practice strategy, develop innovative design processes, standards and methodologies for delivery of projects. In addition, have an understanding of the complex and sometimes difficult customer/market needs. Contributes to the development of project outcomes and coordinate the team to effectively manage the delivery and resourcing as agreed with the Director and clients.

+ Has the ability to manage, coordinate, and lead smaller, less complex landscape design projects independently with less oversight. Understand roles within teams for the delivery of projects with clear understanding of the project’s roles and responsibilities. Prepares deployment based on the fee provided for review with the senior team.

+ Leads client meetings and take ownership of the deliverable structure and content.

+ Reads, qualifies, quantifies and graphic standards applicable to projects and design tasks. Determines the correct source of governance, sustainability standards, construction standards and regulatory guidelines per region.

+ Demonstrates a clear ability to deliver descriptive writing of landscape design principles, technical reports and guidelines.

+ Actively participates in internal and external workshops with ability to put together summary outcome reports. Leads teams of designers to prepare adequate material for workshops and client presentation following a clear story line set by design managers.

+ Delivers designs independently with direction from senior team.

+ Delivers entire technical landscape packages independently with review from senior team.

+ Understands all applicable authorities’ requirements and coordinates with various discipline’s technical inputs into a project.

+ Full understanding of the planting and irrigation requirements/standards and guidelines as per the region.

+ Provides updates for weekly studio/resourcing meetings.

+ Gain experience where possible on site for an ongoing landscape-built project and try to resolve key issues with the help of the senior team.

+ Understand bid requirements and able to support on putting together bids technical approach and methodologies while supporting on delivery structure, coordinating input and implementing commercial aspects of bids.

+ Organizes internal libraries and update project sheets for ongoing projects.

+ Develops innovative design ideas and solutions through digital tools and personal skills.

+ Be an advocate of quality procedures applicable to the landscape design Technical practice group and apply continuously thorough self-checks and reviews of deliverables before being shared. Understand and reviews the documents as per PDS deliverable (QA/QC checks).

+ Enhances standards of developed landscape design graphics (diagrams, photoshop and Lumion renders) across projects and documents the same for wider team use.

Minimum Requirements

+ Minimum 6+ years of experience in Landscape Architecture

Preferred Qualifications

+ Bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture or Architecture. Masters degree preferred. Professional membership such as ASLA, Chartership Landscape Institute, CSLA, AILA, SILA, IFLA or equivalent preferred.

+ Demonstrate expertise or can operate programs in: parametric modelling, BIM, project management.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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