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AECOM Landscape Architecture Designer II in Boston, Massachusetts

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Landscape Architect/Designer for immediate employment to help grow our Building + Places design team in our Boston studio.

Serving the New England region, our growing studio is dedicated to making a difference locally and globally and you will play an active role in our vision.

Our design practice provides a small studio feel with the strength and support of a larger, multidisciplinary office. We are focused on impactful landscapes that tackle climate change, interconnectivity and mobility, smart growth, and natural systems. Our studio designs a broad range of public realm projects for urban and rural environments, including streetscapes, waterfronts, transit and airport landscapes, parklands, and greenways.

The preferred candidate will be involved in the design process and assist in preparing documents and graphics for all phases of landscape architectural design, including concept development, site analysis, master planning, schematic design, design development, and construction documents.

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes landscape architecture, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, and master planning. With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture with two years of relevant experience or Master's degree in Landscape Architecture, with zero years of experience.

  • Experience in AutoCAD (Civil 3D) 2019 or above, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office.

  • Due to the nature of work, US Citizenship is required.

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License, as a conidition of employment, must pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records Review.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience with design and drafting software including but not limited to Lumion, InDesign, SketchUp, Revit, and Rhino. Proficiency in other software is advantageous, such as Bluebeam Revu.

  • A positive attitude and desire to partner with a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Excellent verbal, graphic and written and communication skills.

  • Knowledge of plants and best practices for establishing plants in an urban environment

  • Basic understanding of preparation of construction documents.

  • Ability to effectively manage time and self-edit work.

  • Possess the skills to generate exceptional two-dimensional and three-dimensional design graphics.

  • Individuals on a licensure track are preferred.

  • Someone passionate about what they do and about building better communities and a steward for the natural world.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role.

  • Relocation is not available for this role.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $65,000.00 - $75,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10103127

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Design

Work Location Model: Hybrid