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AECOM Landscape Designer in Los Angeles, California

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Landscape Designer to be based in Los Angeles, CA.

AECOM Los Angeles is looking to grow our award-winning landscape architecture studio with a landscape designer position. This is an opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary practice focused on high-performing landscapes that tackle climate change, interconnectivity and mobility, smart growth, ecological systems, and natural resources. Our studio designs a broad range of urban public realm projects including streetscapes, parks, ecological restoration, and green infrastructure. We are looking for a passionate designer who is energized by a collaborative design process that engages colleagues, clients, and the communities we serve.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Play an active role in the design process from concept through construction.

  • Assist in the preparation of design graphics and technical drawings.

  • Collaborate with project team members across disciplines.

  • Under the direction of the Supervising Landscape Architect, may independently perform technical assignments of various complexities within approved schedules and budgets


Minimum Requirements:

  • Landscape Architecture degree (BLA/BSLA/MLA) from an LAAB accredited program

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of professional Landscape Architecture experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent graphic, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated and the ability to proactively solve challenges.

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD (mandatory), Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite, hand drawing

  • Proficiency in 3D modeling (Rhino3D)

  • Desire and ability to integrate seamlessly into both landscape architecture and multi-disciplinary design teams.

  • A commitment to design excellence and a passion for building a better world.

  • Licensed Landscape Architect or actively pursuing licensure

  • LEED GA/AP, SITES AP, or ENV SP credential

  • Familiarity with Southern California and/or Pacific Northwest native and climate-appropriate plant communities

  • Familiarity with construction documentation and technical drawings

  • Experience with advanced modeling and analysis software (e.g. Revit, Grasshopper3D, ArcGIS)

  • Experience with advanced visualization software and plugins (e.g. Lumion, Enscape, V-Ray)

Additional Information

Relocation is not available for this position.

Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $65,000 - $70,000.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10097039

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Design

Work Location Model: Hybrid