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AECOM Landscape Designer II in Brooklyn, New York

Company Description

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 – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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

Job Description

Coordinate with other disciplines (coastal modeling, civil and structural engineering) to conduct coastal, climate change, and resilience analyses, and determine the flood protection alignment locations, flood gate types, and the DFE (Design Flood Elevation). Collaborate with flood protection gate manufacturers to create innovate gate designs and specifications. Provide coastal resilience and climate adaptation design strategies and solutions through multi-purpose landscape infrastructure strategies that provide integrated flood risk reduction with other community assets into the public realm design for communities at risk due to climate change. Play an active role in the design process from concept through construction. Prepare design presentation graphics, renderings, 3D models, physical models, and technical drawings. Lead research on site-specific materials and conditions. Collaborate with project team members across disciplines and lead multi-disciplinary design discussions and workshops to facilitate a comprehensive approach to resilient design strategies. Participate in client and agency meetings to communicate design concepts, project requirements, and build consensus between stakeholders. Plan, develop, and facilitate community and stakeholder engagement meetings and produce required presentation and engagement activity materials for inclusive and meaningful community input in the deign process. Perform basic architectural and engineering calculations for the purposes of interdisciplinary coordination and successful project progression. Prepare specifications, reports, and related data tables. Maintain liaison with design and drafting groups. Prepare, review, and receive approval of comprehensive drawing sets and specification as required to facilitate the successful technical implementation of complex, multi-layered, multi-purpose landscape infrastructure resiliency projects. Coordinate technical and administrative activities with employees in other disciplines and other departments. Assist in the training and evaluation of assigned architectural and design/drafting personnel. Perform research for onsite specific materials and conditions. Develop community communication tools to describe complicated technical elements in an easily understood, accessible manner to the public. Work on coastal resiliency and climate adaptation infrastructure projects, multi-scale public landscape design projects. Utilize 3D modeling software: Rhino and Grasshopper as an integral part of a streamlined design process. Utilize drafting software: AutoCAD for the development of complete technical drawing sets including plans, elevations, sections, and details. Utilize graphic design software: Adobe Creative Suite and Lumion for the development of high-quality renderings and diagrams. Utilize mapping and analytics software: ArcGIS, MS Office Suite, and physical model making. Prepare designs and technical drawings using project specifications and discipline-specific written and verbal instructions. Develop cohesive design narratives for the communication of project components.


Requires a Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent degree, in Landscape Architecture and 2 years of experience in the job offered or 2 years of experience in a related occupation working on coastal resiliency and climate adaptation infrastructure projects; utilizing 3D modeling software: Rhino and Grasshopper; utilizing drafting software: AutoCAD; utilizing graphic design software: Adobe Creative Suite and Lumion; utilizing mapping and analytics software: ArcGIS, MS Office Suite, and physical model making; preparing designs and technical drawings using project specifications and discipline-specific written and verbal instructions; and developing cohesive design narratives for the communication of project components.

The salary range for this position is $79,165.00 - $107,001.81.

Additional Information

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

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: REF16918C

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Design

Work Location Model: Hybrid