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Landscape Architect

  • Job reference: NA-001543
  • Sector: Planning, Urban Development
  • Location: Alexandria
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 and highly motivated self-starter to join our Alexandria team as a Landscape Architect.

Under direction, applies full competency in conventional landscape architectural work and broad knowledge of precedents in functional area of assignment. Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of landscape architectural work in part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.


Job Details:

Prepares landscape architectural plans and renderings.

Writes reports and specifications.

Supervises the preparation of landscape architectural plans and checks plans, estimates and calculations
performed by junior landscape architects.

Consults vendors and evaluates/selects plants and landscaping materials.

Inspects project development in the field.

Monitors project budgets.

May occasionally assist in the management of projects.

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


Education:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Landscape Architecture. This level may be achieved by Landscape Architects with four years experience w/Bachelor's or three years experience w/Master's degree; typical incumbent has six to seven years' experience.


Special Skills:

Strong technical writing, computer and communication skills; may be eligible for project management training.

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 assemble and analyze data.


Professional Registrations:

Registration as a licensed Landscape Architect required.


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://axis.na.atkinsglobal.com/na/aboutus/CorporateAdministration/Documents/EEO_Statement.pdf

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