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AECOM Entry Level Landscape Architecture Designer in Tampa, Florida

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 over 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 actively seeking a highly motivated Landscape Architect Designer for immediate employment to help grow our Buildings + Places design team in our Tampa, Florida office.

This position is expected to begin as soon as possible.

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

  • Prepare planning documents, conceptual and schematic designs, illustrations and graphics, construction documents, technical specifications, and cost estimates for a wide variety of public and private sector projects.

  • Perform field reviews and analysis of project sites and study areas and prepare written documentation of observations and conditions

  • Work under the supervision of a licensed landscape architect, project manager or senior-level team member.

  • Potential for domestic travel.

  • A strong focus on studio relationships is an important aspect of our studio and the candidate should be confident, friendly, and willing to work with all staff levels, from entry-level to principal, as well as with other design and technical disciplines.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Environmental Design, or other related field from a Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB) accredited university program.

  • Due to the nature of work, US citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Environmental Design, or other related field from a Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB) accredited university program.

  • Experience in AutoCAD (Civil 3D) 2019 or above, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office.

  • A positive attitude and desire to partner with a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Demonstrated experience with design and drafting software including but not limited to Lumion, InDesign, SketchUp, Revit, and Rhino. Proficiency in other software is advantageous, such as Bluebeam Revu.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and graphic communication skills.

  • Professional Certifications: Membership in a Professional Association in the USA (ASLA, CLARB, ULI).

  • A good knowledge of the design process, conceptual thinking, and detailed design/construction document knowledge; well organized' and attention to scheduling requirements.

  • Knowledge of construction materials and techniques, including detailing.

  • Ability to plan and organize multiple projects and effectively work with other Landscape Architects, Engineers, Designers, and Technicians.

  • Effective time management is an inherent trait expected of all candidates.

  • Understand Quality Control coordination and practice structure and be able to comply with company standards.

  • Ability to maintain regular office hours and participate in company functions where appropriate.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship for US employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $20.91/hour - $28.74/hour.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. 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: J10104398

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Design

Work Location Model: On-Site