Landscape Architect – Madison or Milwaukee Office

About the Opportunity

Vierbicher is a team of professional engineers, planners, community development specialists, land surveyors, and GIS specialists who provide comprehensive solutions for an array of project types in the Upper Midwest. We are dedicated to providing our clients with quality services, skilled staff and the loyalty and integrity we believe are necessary to developing successful projects. Our goal is to build relationships of trust and understanding. It is that trust that promotes cooperation, teamwork, and lasting client relationships.

Vierbicher has an opening for a Landscape Architect in our Madison or Milwaukee office. The Landscape Architect is responsible for drawing up plans using CAD software, site surveyance, being a client liaison, writing and analyzing reports, drawing up contracts, and working collaboratively with other planners and engineers.

Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with all aspects of project development including conceptual design, construction documents, construction details and construction administration
  • Assess physical and environmental features of a site; assess planned projects for opportunities and constraints, and review for code compliance
  • Design, develop and modify drawings
  • Integrate innovative sustainable design strategies and construction methods into project work
  • Attend project team meetings
  • Conduct research on various aspects of project development and prepare site review and analyze documents
  • Carry out special projects and assignments that contribute to the operation of the firm, such as assistance with marketing materials and development of office documents
  • Assure Vierbicher document standards are met and archive documents appropriately

Desired Skills and Experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of landscape architecture principles and practices
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of research and data collection
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to produce presentation quality graphics and renderings
  • Ability and interest to engage in all aspects of project development and design operations
  • Ability to work well independently and in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to work closely with clients and other stakeholders

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in landscape architecture is preferred
  • 2 or more years of experience is preferred
  • Project Management experience is preferred
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microsoft Office, Photoshop or InDesign and other design tools
  • Experience in preparing technical specifications
  • Experience in developing construction details

License / Certification Requirements

  • PLA (Professional Landscape Architect) license in the State of Wisconsin is preferred

Additional Information

Vierbicher offers competitive compensation, health insurance and paid time off, along with professional training and educational opportunities.

Vierbicher Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants and employees for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

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