AECOM Landscape Architect - Expression of Interest in Canberra, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146956BR

Position Title Landscape Architect - Expression of Interest

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Building Engineering

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Australian Capital Territory

City Canberra

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

About the Business Line

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

Located in our state of the art offices in Canberra CBD, the Landscape Architect will be working on current infrastructure projects mixed with a market facing role where you will be part of a team that will have a main focus on positioning and winning work, overseeing project delivery including active involvement in design and the growth and development of the landscape architectural practice in Australia.

This role will suit someone looking to take ownership and drive a variety of projects with the support and backing of the wider practice. Projects will vary from small through to major covering urban public realm, infrastructure, residential, transportation and public domain for both Greenfield and Brownfield sites for internal, private and public clients. Some examples of key projects you could be working on would include: Green Square Town Centre, Mooloolaba Waterfront and Townsville Waterfront.

You will be working with driven professionals across design disciplines and various end-markets who are passionate, smart, creative, curious and quirky but proud to be part of a company that is dedicated to delivering a better world.

Some of your main responsibilities will include:

  • Assist the Practice Lead to develop business development strategies, key practice focus areas and general operational matters

  • Provide technical or specialist expertise on key projects across ANZ and AECOM globally

  • Be responsible for general Clients and Consultants relationships in accordance with the Landscape Architectural key practice strategies

  • Undertake and overview all landscape architectural project procurement and production to ensure the project deliverables are met and maintained within the budget and agreed performance parameters

Provide overview to ensure that the Landscape Architectural team incudes staff with adequate proficiency in Sketch Up, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office and Autocad.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience working in built and infrastructure development

  • Qualified to Degree level in Landscape Architecture

  • Proven ability working in a team delivering projects

  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. 3D modelling (3d Max/Sketch Up) would be considered an advantage

Preferred Qualifications

  • Qualified to Degree level in Landscape Architecture

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.