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Environment Planner

  • Job reference: GK0000108
  • Sector: Buildings
  • Location: Bangalore
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Why not...

WS Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, with a proven track record of more than 75 years of relevant experience in the industry. Atkins is a leading provider of consultancy services in the field of planning, economics and sustainability; architecture environmental management; landscape & urban design; infrastructure planning; and engineering and transportation analysis, offering professional advice, engineering and environmental consultancy and design solutions.

As a provider of multi-disciplinary technical design services to the built environment, Atkins India is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first class solutions which combine innovation, imagination and best practice.

The Landscape & Urban Design practice in Atkins India is currently expanding to contribute to the different sectors including Property, Infrastructure & Transportation all around the world. We are keen to take on board highly motivated and capable Environmental Planners from a Design back ground  to shape a well-integrated team delivering projects across the globe.

Role & responsibilities

  • Take ownership and lead, small to medium landscape design projects with environment importance and work packages under the supervision of Senior Landscape Architects/Urban Designers.
  • Undertake work relevant in the realm of EIA and LVIA in India as well as in the UK.
  • Input and work as part of a larger multidisciplinary team on infrastructure and public realm design projects
  • Draft technical reports and contractual documents, of acceptable technical and presentation quality with minimum guidance.
  • Work to a program for the project and proactively advise Senior team members of any issue which affects the efficient completion of the project.
  • Set out / agree design standards and parameters with senior team members.
  • Check the work of team members and ensure the quality of deliverables meet the Atkins standards of delivery and client expectations.
  • Willing to undertake and where required lead interdisciplinary technical co-ordination.
  • Evaluate tender documents.
  • Responsible for completion of specifically assigned tasks to time and cost.
  • Assign work to Graduate (landscape Architects or urban designers),BIM technicians and Administrative staff.
  • Use business related software independently with ability to guide work of junior team members.
  • Successful in identifying and following through on leads/suggestions associated with additional work prospects on the projects they are involved with.
  • The individual will be required to travel at times to the different Atkins office and sites globally and interface with the team based there.



  • Bachelor Degree in Landscape Architecture or Architecture is a must.
  • A Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture/ Ecology/Environmental Planning from universities of International repute is a must.
  • Chartered candidates shall have an added advantage.


Technical Competency 

  • Must have good experience delivering EIA and environmental planning projects in the public or the private realm.
  • Must be familiar with design, tender and construction processes. International experience of the UK, the ME or the APAC regions will be considered an added advantage.
  • Must be competent in design detailing and construction techniques.
  • Must be conversant of the evolving standards of the profession primarily with respective to collaborative and multi-disciplinary design.
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe CS5, MS Office, Sketch up and Google Pro. Advanced experience of BIM related software in Landscape Design will be considered and added advantage.


Behavioral competency 

  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.
  • Capable of working on own initiative or as part of a larger multidisciplinary team.
  • Have a logical and organized approach to project delivery and able to follow instructions and guidance by senior team members.
  • Be aware of the effect of delivery time on financial performance and proactively manage time, resources and budget on a project.
  • Able to identify and communicate concerns of the project/team to immediate Line Manager.
  • Able to discuss career goals and aspirations.
  • Willingness to share information and knowledge with team members.
  • Demonstrate initiative and basic leadership skills to give directions in a small work group.


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