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Senior Landscape Architect

  • Job reference: NA-002766
  • Sector: Planning, Transportation, Urban Development
  • Location: Lake City

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 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 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.

 

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Landscape Architecture Group in our Lake City, FL office as a Senior Landscape Architect.

 
 
MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE
 

Under direction, provides the expertise of a seasoned landscape architect, applying advanced concepts and techniques to unconventional problems; may function as individual contributor or technical specialist.

 
 
JOB DUTIES
 
  • Plans, directs and supervises the landscape architectural aspects of reports, designs or construction projects.

  • Responsible for finished plans, specifications, or approval of materials and construction.

  • Participates in the preparation of proposals, scope of work, contracts and budgets.

  • Participates in quality control efforts involving landscape design and graphics.

  • Prepares site design concepts for special clients, government agencies or commission hearings.

  • Coordinates work with other landscape architects and professionals within and outside discipline and with support services staff.

  • Participates in design-oriented quality control meetings.

  • Routinely manages projects.
  • 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; MLA or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Landscape Architects with seven years experience since Bachelor's degree or six years w/Master's degree; typical incumbent has eight to ten years' experience.

 
 
SPECIAL SKILLS
 
  • Proven technical writing and communication skills; may be eligible for project management training.

  • Experience with FDOT Design Standards highly desirable.

  • Experience with Complete Streets design preferred.

  • Ability to assess, interpret and navigate development codes.

  • Ability to develop project specifications in CSI electronic formats preferred.

  • Ability to apply the latest technology to assist clients visualize challenging problems and design solutions.

  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suites skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project is required.

  • Advanced Adobe Creative Suites, Sketch-up and AutoCAD skills required.

  • Experience with 3D Studio MAX modeling software and Bluebeam is a plus .

  • Ability to lead technology development and integration for enhanced project delivery.

  • Ability to assist in project website and social media platforms to promote internet-based knowledge sharing for program.

 
 
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
 
  • Registration as a Licensed Landscape Architect in the State of Florida is required or the ability to become licensed within six (6) months of employment.

 
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
 
  • Previous project experience in Transportation Design and/or large scale multi-disciplinary projects such as theme parks, corporate campuses, intuitional, military, athletic facilities and private design solutions along with land development, and capital improvement projects is preferred.

  • 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 plan, prioritize and review project plans and documents, evaluate alternatives, and devise appropriate solutions.

 
 

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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