AECOM Consultant Landscape Architect in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
We are currently seeking Landscape Architects to join and support the growth of our landscape architecture team, based across the UK. As a member of one of the UK’s largest and most diverse landscape practices, you will take a lead on a range of types and sizes of projects, including strategic planning, major infrastructure, urban regeneration and environmental enhancement schemes.
We will consider applicants with a wide range of experience but a proven track record in landscape planning, including LVIA and TVIA, is preferable. This is an opportunity to join a team which is growing and with strong links across many disciplines. We are looking for a team player with good technical skills who wishes to be involved in the development of innovative, cost effective and buildable solutions in an environment that is collaborative, stimulating and challenging. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. The role is flexible on location and we offer flexible working as standard. AECOM offers a flexible package of benefits and we would be interested to hear from applicants seeking either a part time or full time role.
The landscape architecture discipline within our Buildings and Places business and numbers around 72 staff across the UK and Ireland. Our offices supports a range of sectors, such as healthcare, education and transportation, residential and mixed use, urban regeneration, green infrastructure, transportation, energy, flood alleviation, historic landscapes and neighbourhood planning. Major clients include the Homes England, Environment Agency and National Highways, the University of Cambridge and the Ministry of Defence. The business comprises a group of specialists in architecture, interior design, specification writing and visualisations.
CMLI with up to two years post Chartership experience. Candidates within the last quarter of P2C will also be considered.
Fluency in English and ability to communicate effectively.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the UK legal and planning system with respect to landscape architecture.
Technically competent in preparing landscape and/or townscape and visual impact assessments and appraisals and evidence-base documents to support development plans and policies in accordance with best practice.
An understanding of project management, including financial control and reporting and programme management and ability to manage own budgets.
The successful candidate will be competent in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Cloud software.
Experience of some or all of the following would also be very useful: ArcGIS, AutoCAD Civils 3D, Revit, LSS or ProjectWise.
- The role requires someone with a degree and post graduate qualification in Landscape Architecture, who will ideally be recently chartered or already on the LI pathway to chartership.
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW
- way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Architecture and Design
Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 254507BR
Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Leeds, UK - London - Aldgate Tower, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.