AECOM Landscape Architect in Atlanta, Georgia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146073BR

Position Title Landscape Architect

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Georgia

City Atlanta

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

Transportation

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.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Landscape Architect for employment in the Atlanta, GA office.

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:

  1. Land planning

  2. Streetscape and complete street planning and design projects

  3. Park master planning and design

  4. Landscape beautification projects/gateway

  5. 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Landscape Architecture or Environmental Design required

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Entry-level proficiency with LandFX, Microsoft Office, or SketchUp, or other related CADD software

  • Prior experience with trail and streetscape projects, using GD​OT’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.