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AECOM Landscape Designer in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Landscape Designer for immediate employment in our Los Angeles studio. 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.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture or related from an LAAB accredited institution or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture

  • 1 - 3 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, 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.

  • Actively pursuing licensure

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

  • Familiarity with Southern California native and climate-appropriate plant communities

  • 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.

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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 States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257934BR

Virtual: No

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.