AECOM Designer III, Landscape Architecture in Arlington, Virginia

Business Line Architecture

Position Title Designer III, Landscape Architecture

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM DC Design Studio is seeking for a creative, highly talented Landscape Designer to work on a wide range of regional and global projects at all stages of planning, design and implementation. Our design practice provides a small studio feel with the resources and exposure available to us by being part of a multidisciplinary office including urban design, architecture, Economics and engineering.

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

  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems

  • Develops planning and creative design concepts for projects

  • Prepares designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings and working drawings

  • Works under only general direction

  • Independently determines and develops approach to solutions

  • Adapts and modifies design features and operational methods under general supervision of a manager or senior manager to meet project specifications

  • Works with clients as well as the internal and external project team to execute the project from concept to execution and completion

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture OR Bachelor in Architecture + Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture

  • 5+ years of related experience

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, and SketchUp

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary teams

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Registration considered a plus.

  • Experience in Rhino, Revit, ArcGIS, and other computer applications is highly desired

  • Strong organizational, communication and time management skills

  • Collaborative and team oriented

  • Strong knowledge/interest in plant materials is preferred

  • Experienced preparing construction documents

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 179657BR

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.