Landscape Architect – Any Office

About the Opportunity

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.

Main Responsibilities Include

  • 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

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 or Certification Requirements

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

Physical Requirements

  • This position requires sitting at a desk and working at a computer for long period of time
  • Some work may include field work
  • This position requires the ability to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds

PPE Requirements

Hi-Visibility clothing should be worn on job sites and in the field as necessary

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