Landscape Architect

Langan Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Landscape Architect

ID: 37527 Location: Houston, TX Discipline: Landscape Arch + Plan Posted Date: 07/06/2021

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, corporations, energy companies, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.

Langan is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where employees are empowered to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions. Langan is pleased to be recognized for three consecutive years as a top 10 "Best Firms to Work For" and top 100 "Hot Firms" in the nation.

Langan is seeking a Landscape Architect to join its collaborative team in Houston or Dallas, TX. This individual will serve a key function in assisting with the planning, design, and permitting of landscape architecture, civil engineering, land development, and infrastructure projects. In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to a diverse portfolio of urban revitalization and streetscape, smart growth planning, community design, retail and commercial site planning, school and university design, rooftop garden, and brownfield redevelopment assignments. The successful candidate will share our passion for design excellence and the challenges of creating inspiring places in urban environments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the planning, design, and permitting of landscape architecture, civil engineering, land development, and infrastructure projects using design, engineering, and graphic software to prepare landscape architecture and design documents;

  • Perform zoning, ordinance, and permit assessments and assist with determining the feasibility of projects based on the analysis of collected data;

  • Assist with the preparation and modification of various design and engineering documents including reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, cost estimates, and design plans for projects;

  • Assess soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and topographical and geologic data and their impact on the planning and design of projects using reports, maps, drawings, design and engineering plans, tests, and aerial photographs;

  • Collaborate with team members on project tasks and assignments; and

  • Perform other duties as requested.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture;

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA;

  • Prior relevant internship or professional experience in Landscape Architecture design, including site planning, grading, stormwater management, drainage, planting, irrigation, lighting, soil improvement, and soil erosion;

  • Familiarity with current local, state, and federal land use permitting processes;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, multitasking, and judgment capabilities;

  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment; and

  • Possess reliable transportation for job site visits and a valid driver's license in good standing.

Please submit portfolio along with cover letter and resume.

Langan is committed to employee wellbeing and providing a healthy and safe work environment. Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.

Langan offers flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; employee resource groups; and much more!

Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other's differences and recognize that a diverse and inclusive environment is a key to our success.

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