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Landscape Architect Intern

  • Job reference: NA-001897
  • Sector: Buildings, Urban Development
  • Location: Orlando
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Atkins 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.

At Atkins, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovative and sound design. Few companies can rival the size and diversity of our projects - we plan, design and enable solutions.

Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Landscape Architecture group in Orlando as a Landscape Architect Intern.

Under supervision, performs routine assignments in landscape architecture while developing professional proficiency.


JOB DUTIES

Applies standard landscape architecture practices and techniques in specific situations.

Produces schematic and working drawings of residential, recreational, commercial or industrial site projects for in-house review.

Researches feasibility of alternative design approaches, based upon client's specifications, site conditions, government specifications or regulations, for incorporation into layout.

Determines existing site conditions and prepares site analysis studies.

Designs and draws conceptual plans for site layout, planting and grading, for review by senior landscape architect.

Prepares preliminary construction cost estimates.

Assists in the coordination of design plans with other disciplines.

Observes construction projects to determine if landscape work is followed according to plans and specifications.

Consults vendors for updating research library or obtaining material samples and/or technical literature.

Performs such other duties as supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

High school plus two years of specialized training such as is obtained in vocational or technical school, or completion of an Associate's degree program in Landscape Architecture, or completion of the first two years in a four-year college or university technical program in Landscape Architecture. No experience is required with a related Associate's degree or its equivalent; two years of related experience is required without such formal training.


SPECIAL SKILLS

Math skills and drafting/CAD ability are generally required. Computer skills required to enter data in spreadsheets or databases.  Competency in Adobe Creative Suite is required. Competency in 3D modeling software such as Revit, SketchUp and Lumion are desired. Excellent hand graphics and rendering skills are required.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

No professional registration is required.

 

OTHER

Ability to operate computer keyboard.


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.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf

 

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