AECOM Landscape Architecture Designer in Tampa, Florida
United States of America - Florida, Tampa
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Landscape Architect Designer for employment in the Tampa, Florida office.
This position is expected to begin in September, 2020.
At AECOM, 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.
We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.
On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project life cycle.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020
#1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”
VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019
AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.
With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.
Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Prepare planning documents, conceptual and schematic designs, illustrations and graphics, construction details, 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 prepares written documentation of observations and conditions
Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member
A good knowledge of 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 to company standards
Ability to maintain regular office hours and participate in company functions where appropriate
Domestic travel may also be a potential
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 Landscape Architects through to the Manager of Landscape Architecture, as well as with other design and technical disciplines.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture Design from an Accreditation Board (LAAB) accredited university program, Environmental Design, or other related field.
Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required.
Must have Valid U.S. driver's license.
Masters degree in landscape architecture from a Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB) accredited university program, Environmental Design, or other related field.
Experience shall include participation with studio team members on project work including public/ private projects with an emphasis on municipal, county, state transportation, community, parks, trails and open space design, place making and planning as well as in the public realm, streetscape, residential and commercial development.
Proficiency with AutoCAD, LandFX, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, or SketchUp, or other related CADD software.
Professional Certifications: Membership in Professional Association in USA (ASLA).
Experience with three-dimensional design, illustrations and graphic design.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 240253BR
Clearance Required 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.