Stantec Inc. Charlotte , NC 28201
Through design, we empower communities and help realize their potential. Our landscape architects create inspired spaces that reflect context and user needs along with our commitment to sustainability. We take a collaborative approach to design and believe that the best solutions are the product of diverse perspectives.
You will work with direct supervision and general direction on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Architect / Designer.
You will develop technical skills and assist the project team with drawings and drafting in the creative design process. Being creative and detail oriented, you will create design documents, together with conceptual and final landscape designs, renderings, cost estimates, scope of work, specifications, and other construction documents, including local requirements.
You will begin to establish general landscape requirements; conduct preliminary site studies and assess potential to meet client specifications. You will assist to carries out environmental impact studies.
Your Key Responsibilities
Assists with the preparation of plans and reports for relevant project design elements.
Utilizes relevant software programs in preparing exhibits and complex working drawings; continues developing skills using software programs for design and drafting.
Prepares and coordinates technical activities on assigned projects. Includes production efforts for design drawings, graphics, and technical drawings.
Redlines own drawings and makes corrections prior to submitting for QA/QC review.
Performs due diligence and research on projects as required to provide the background information to start new projects.
May assist in contact with clients and communication pertaining to specific projects.
May train less experienced team members in day-to-day activities including routine technical design, processing and company procedures.
Ensures internal approval of products and plans is obtained and assists with processing plans for approval by reviewing agencies.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Takes initiative on tasks and in coordinating with other members of the design team.
Understanding of budgeting, efficient use of time and resources as it relates to personal tasks, project scope and budget issues.
Developing ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation.
Working knowledge of legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions.
Developing knowledge of economic and legal issues involved in zoning codes, building codes and environmental regulations.
Basic experience with relevant drafting/design software, such as AutoCAD, GIS, SketchUp, Photoshop, InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Landscape Architecture or related field. Minimum of 2-3 years of experience.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Job: Landscape Architect
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Charlotte
Organization: BC-1784 Community Development-US Southeast
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Posting: Oct 4, 2018, 1:12:41 PM
Req ID: 180001ZC