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Landscape Architect

  • Job reference: NA-001907
  • Sector: Buildings, Urban Development
  • Location: Orlando
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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 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 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.


Atkins is seeking an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starters to join our Orlando, FL team as a Landscape Architect. Under supervision, applies technical professional proficiency to the solution of landscape architectural problems and the coordination of related project activities.


JOB DUTIES:

  • Applies standard 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:

Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture. Minimal experience is required of incumbents with a Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture; no experience required with MLA.


SPECIAL SKILLS:

Basic CAD experience is required

Experience with Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc) and Microsoft Office is required

3D modeling software (SketchUp or Revit) experience is a plus

Good interpersonal and communication skills desired

Technical writing and basic computer skills desired


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:

Landscape Architect license or working towards achieving licensure is a plus



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 EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.


Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

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