Stantec Landscape Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

Through design, we empower communities and help realize their potential. Our landscape architects create inspired spaces that reflect context and user needs along with our commitment to sustainability. We take a collaborative approach to design and believe that the best solutions are the product of diverse perspectives.

Your Opportunity

You will work with close guidance and supervision on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Landscape Architect.

In this entry level position you will develop technical skills and assist the project team with drawings and drafting in the creative design process. Being creative and detail oriented, you will create design documents, together with conceptual and final landscape designs, renderings, cost estimates, scope of work, specifications, and other construction documents, including local requirements.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Uses knowledge of the general concepts of landscape design including site analysis, project theming, schematic design and design development.

  • Assists the project team with the preparation of project documentation during all phases of design, such as project graphics and exhibits, site grading, paving designs, walls, structures, site lighting, planting and irrigation design, as well as layout of land uses for buildings and other facilities.

  • Develops technical skills and assists the project team with drawings and drafting in the creative design process.

  • Prepares and coordinates technical activities on assigned projects.

  • Assists with the preparation of required documents and plans.

  • Assists the project team with planting design including developing planting concepts or plans.

  • Assists in the development of designs through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.

  • Performs due diligence and research on projects as required to provide the background information to start new projects.

  • Develops software skills by utilizing relevant programs to assist with preparation of simple exhibits to complex working drawings.

  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Basic experience with relevant drafting/design software, such as AutoCAD, GIS, SketchUp, Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Acrobat and Illustrator.

  • Basic understanding of general concepts of relevant areas of design.

  • Develops cooperative skills in working with a team and understanding of task assignment, budgeting, and project schedule.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Landscape Architecture or related field Minimum of 0-2 years of experience.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Landscape Architect

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Organization: BC-2108 Community Development-US New England

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Jan 11, 2019, 7:07:59 AM

Req ID: 1900002T