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Associate Landscape Architect

  • Job reference: NA-002923
  • Sector: Planning, Transportation, Urban Development
  • Location: Lake City
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.
 
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.
 
SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Landscape Architecture Group in our Lake City, FL office as an Associate Landscape Architect.
 
 
MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE
 
Under supervision, applies technical professional proficiency to the solution of landscape architectural problems and the coordination of related project activities.
 
 
JOB DUTIES
 
  • Assignments have clear and specified objectives and require the investigation of a number of variables.
  • Prepares preliminary scope of service proposals.
  • Develops conceptual plans and preliminary designs.
  • Researches and writes land development feasibility studies, specifications and reports.
  • Selects and recommends procedures.
  • Conducts on-site observations to establish jurisdiction limits, evaluate conditions and assure that work in progress complies with plans and specifications.
  • Prepares related documents under the direction of a registered landscape architect.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
 
 


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
 
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Landscape Architecture. This level may be achieved by Landscape Architects with two years of experience w/Bachelor's degree or one year experience w/Master's degree; typical incumbent has approximately four to five years' experience.
 
 
SPECIAL SKILLS
 
  • Proven technical writing and communication skills; may be eligible for project management training.
  • Experience with FDOT Design Standards desired but not required.
  • Experience with Complete Streets design preferred.
  • Ability to assess, interpret and navigate development codes.
  • Ability to develop project specifications in CSI electronic formats preferred.
  • Ability to apply the latest technology to assist clients visualize challenging problems and design solutions.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suites skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project is required.
  • Advanced Adobe Creative Suites, Sketch-up and AutoCAD skills is preferred.
  • Experience with 3D Studio MAX modeling software and Bluebeam is a plus.
  • Ability to lead technology development and integration for enhanced project delivery.
  • Ability to assist in project website and social media platforms to promote internet-based knowledge sharing for program.
 
 
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
 
No professional registration is required.
 
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
 
  • Previous project experience in Transportation Design and/or large scale multi-disciplinary projects such as theme parks, corporate campuses, intuitional, military, athletic facilities and private design solutions along with land development, and capital improvement projects is a plus.
  • Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; ability to visit project sites if necessary. Job also requires ability to plan, prioritize and review project plans and documents, evaluate alternatives, and devise appropriate solutions.
 
 
Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.
 
  
 
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