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Requisition/Vacancy No. 83501BR
Position Title Designer I, Landscape Architecture
Job Category Architecture and Design
Business Line Design + Planning
Office Region USA - Northeast
Office Location US - New York, NY
Education Required Bachelors
Why Choose AECOM? Imagine working for a truly global company whose 45,000 employees share a singular passion: to make the world a better place. We enjoy what we do at AECOM. We bring projects to life in the cities and communities in which we work, and we’re driven by a set of values and a common purpose — to create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. Innovation is built into every project we manage and every community we serve. We’ll provide you support in an environment that allows you to grow and succeed. Come share your passion with us.
About the Business Line Design + Planning
Our professionals specialize in design, master planning, environmental and ecological planning, strategic planning and economic development. We create implementable solutions that promote sustainable land use and enhance quality of life.
AECOM is seeking a landscape designer to become a part of our growing Landscape Architecture & Urban Design practice in our New York City office on a variable part time basis, up to 40 hours per week on an as-needed basis.
·Reporting to and supporting the principals and senior staff with design and technical work on landscape architecture, urban design and park projects
·Working with senior staff to support the landscape architecture and urban design practice
·Work as a core team member during all phases of work, including construction documents
0-4 years professional experience and educational background in landscape architecture and/or urban design.
Candidate should have the ability to show project/educational design experience in at least three of the following areas:
·Recreational parks and/or sports fields
·Playgrounds and waterplay areas
·Urban Parks, Urban Waterfronts
·Large-scale landscape master plans
·Green infrastructure/low impact development
·Strong graphic abilities required, including proficiencies in Microsoft Suite, AutoCAD, Rhino, Sketch-Up, and Adobe Creative Suite. GIS experience is a plus.
·Experience and/or interest in advancing sustainable design principles
·Experience in and desire to work with a multi-disciplinary project team, with an emphasis on coordination of other disciplines
·Research skills related to urban design and planning, including zoning and land use
·Ability to synthesize large volumes of information concisely in written and graphic formats
Additional Skills Desired:
·Experience and/or education in grading, technical drawing, and detailing
·Experience and/or education of northeast plant material design and commercially available species
·Experience and/or education of stormwater drainage design
Educational Requirements (one of the following):
B.S.L.A., B.L.A, or M.L.A
B. Arch or M. Arch with emphasis on Urban Design/Planning
What We Offer AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.