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Sr. Landscape Architect

  • Job reference: NA-001675
  • Sector: Planning, Urban Development
  • 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 Nevada Planning Group as a Senior Landscape Architect. 


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE:

Under general direction, provides technical expertise to diverse landscape architectural projects throughout the assigned area of responsibility and/or company-wide; may function as lead landscape architect or consultant and supervise junior landscape architectural staff. Work in a multidisciplinary team to contribute landscape architectural elements to a project.


JOB DUTIES:

Work involves planning and developing landscape architectural projects that can include unique or controversial problems which have an important effect on major company projects.

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 drawings and related documents requiring a registered landscape architect.

Supervises and mentors junior landscape architecture staff.

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



EDUCATION/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 ten years experience w/Bachelor's degree or nine years experience since Master's degree; typical incumbent has twelve to fifteen years' experience. Experience with Landscape Architecture for highway projects is required.


 

SPECIAL SKILLS:


 

Strong technical writing and communication skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees; may be eligible for project management training. MicroStation knowledge required.


 

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:


 

Registration as a Licensed Nevada Landscape Architect is required.


 


 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:


 

Relocation assistance will be provided for out of state candidates, but must have Nevada Landscape Architect license.


 


 


 


 

 

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.

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