AECOM Senior Landscape Architect in Coral Gables, Florida

Business Line Design + Planning

Position Title Senior Landscape Architect

United States of America - Florida

Coral Gables

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for exceptional Senior Landscape Architects to join our busy Parks Planning and Design Studio located in Miami, Florida. The Parks Studio is focused on the planning and design of parks, public open space, greenways, trails, and bicycle and pedestrian facilities. We continually plan, design and deliver some of the premier, award-winning park system planning projects across the country and excellent open space design projects in the South Florida region. We are passionate about what we do in the Parks Studio at AECOM. We bring projects to life in the cities and communities in which we work, and we’re driven by a set of values and a common purpose — to create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. Our multidisciplinary studio works closely with urban designers, architects, engineers, economists, community outreach and other related professionals to develop award winning integrated projects. Innovation is built into every project we manage and every community we serve.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Works on a wide range of project types at all stages of the design and implementation process

  • Works closely with the management team to lead design development and delivery

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture from an LAAB accredited program

  • 5+ years of proven applied experience in Landscape Architecture

  • Florida Registered Landscape Architect or the ability to obtain within the first six months of employment

  • Strong project management experience and the ability to manage competing deadlines and project budgets

  • Landscape construction / contract administration experience

  • Excellence in design and knowledge of technical detailed design and construction methods and practices (grading and layout plans, planting plans, construction details)

  • Experience with project coordination that involve client meetings, group presentations, and the resolution of typical issues/challenges that includes high quality design products

  • Highly developed graphic, verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to present complex information to a variety of audiences including clients, communities, and peers

  • Strong project management experience and the ability to manage competing deadlines and project budgets

  • High degree of competency in AutoCAD (mandatory), Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite, ArcGIS, hand drawing

  • Proficiency in 3D modeling (Sketch Up, Rhino)

  • Ability to prepare innovative conceptual landscape designs and urban public realm design alongside studio leadership

  • Skilled in landscape architecture to deliver projects from conception to construction

  • Ability to clearly write design reports, design & access statements and construction specifications are essential

  • Skilled in project management

  • Ability to work within multi-disciplinary teams

  • Ability to be proactive, confident and self-motivated with leadership qualities

  • Comfortable working in a team environment

  • Desire and ability to work independently and as part of a larger design team

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, write clearly, and resolve problems creatively

  • A passion for parks and open space

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Landscape Architecture from an LAAB accredited

  • Knowledge of LEED and SITES sustainability principles, methods and practices

  • Spanish language proficiency

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182630BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.