AECOM Entry-Level Landscape Architect in Atlanta, Georgia
Requisition/Vacancy No. 145390BR
Position Title Entry-Level Landscape Architect
Job Category Architecture and Design
Business Line Transportation
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Georgia
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Landscape Architect for employment in the Atlanta, GA office. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.
Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Prepare planning documents, conceptual and schematic designs, construction details, construction documents, technical specifications and cost estimates for a wide variety of public and private sector projects
Perform field reviews and analysis of project sites and study areas and prepares written documentation of observations and conditions
Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member
Perform tasks with initial direction from staff and management
Assist senior staff with business development for the Transportation Group
Project types include but are not limited to: land planning; streetscape and complete street planning and design projects; park master planning and design; landscape beautification projects/gateway; and trail design projects.
Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Landscape Architecture or Environmental Design required
Must be self-driven, highly motivated and efficient at production work associated with construction documentation and presentation graphics
Interested in pursuing Landscape Architect license
Must be proficient in Adobe Suite Software, AutoCAD
Strong technical/construction documentation skills
Ability to work with a collaborative team of multiple disciplines, convey thoughts and ideas in a clear and concise manner
Ability to learn new software quickly
Ability to organize data in an efficient and clear manner
Ability to learn through on-the-job experience
Entry-level proficiency with LandFX, Microsoft Office, or SketchUp, or other related CADD software
Prior experience with trail and streetscape projects, using GDOT’s PDP process
Collaborative attitude and passion for the profession
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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.