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Landscape Designer

  • Job reference: NA-001650
  • Sector: Planning
  • Location: Henderson
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.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms 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 seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Henderson, NV Landscape Architecture Group as a Landscape Designer.

Under supervision, applies technical professional proficiency to the solution of landscape architectural problems and the coordination of related project activities.


JOB DUTIES

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 AND EXPERIENCE

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

Technical writing and communications skills desired.

Basic computer skills, including basic CAD skills are required. 

Experience with Microstation is required.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

No professional registration is required.


General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.

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

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