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Landscape Architect

  • Job reference: NA-001609
  • Sector: Planning, Urban Development
  • Location: Alexandria

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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 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:

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:

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:

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.


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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