Landscape Architect - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hampshire, Basingstoke

Job Summary

AECOM includes one of the largest, most diverse and innovative landscape practices in the world. Following several major project wins we are seeking and experienced Chartered Consultant Landscape Architect for the Basingstoke or the Cambridge office.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects from initial planning through completion and into long-term management. The successful candidates will join a large national team of landscape architects committed to developing solutions to complex problems, delivering high quality work through close internal collaboration and external partnerships. You will be offered support to expand your experience and develop your career within a structured, friendly team environment. We will consider applicants with a wide range of experience but a proven track record in landscape planning, including LVIA, is desirable.

We operate from modern, well connected offices with the opportunity to work alongside other professions and contribute to shared project objectives. Our clients include the London Legacy Development Corporation, Highways England, HS2, the Environment Agency and private clients such as Jaguar Land Rover, St. George plc, Exxon Mobil and Thames Water.

Our current portfolio of work includes a diverse mix of project from local planning and design schemes through to major infrastructure schemes, including:

LVIA and TVIA – for a wide range of developments, including major regeneration schemes within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and urban extensions, such as the Welborne Garden Village in Hampshire.

Major infrastructure – LVIA and landscape design for HS2 Phase 2b (Birmingham to Chesterfield) and road schemes including A303 Stonehenge bypass, A428 (part of the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway), M54/M6 and M42 J6 (Birmingham Airport) and numerous Environment Agency flood alleviation schemes.

Higher education – detailed design and implementation of public realm as part of major campus transformation schemes, such as the University of Salford.

Local authority plan making – SHLAA housing assessments and plan allocations, including providing evidence to EIP and Public Inquiries.

Neighbourhood planning – heritage and character assessment for over 40 areas across the UK, urban design studies and creation of new spaces and connectivity within towns.

Public realm strategies and masterplans – Including Leicester, Oakham and Paisley town centre as part of the latter’s bid for City of Culture 2021.

Public parks – legacy of historic park restoration schemes, including Alexandra Park, Manchester and Crystal Palace Park, London.

Landscape management – long term management for numerous flood alleviation schemes across the UK, including the flagship Jubilee River.

Minimum Requirements

  • Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute;

  • BA or BSc (Hons) in a landscape architecture related discipline;

  • Technically competent in preparing landscape and/or townscape and visual impact assessments and appraisals and evidence base documents to support development plans and policies in accordance with best practice;

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the UK legal and planning system with respect to landscape architecture;

  • Fluency in English and ability to communicate effectively;

  • Experience of managing projects, including financial control and reporting and programme management;

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications;

  • The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the landscape profession and be fully conversant with AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Cloud software;

  • Experience of some or all of the following is also highly desirable: ArcGIS, AutoCAD Civils 3D, Revit, LSS or ProjectWise

Preferred Qualifications

  • MA or MSc in Landscape Architecture (desirable but not essential).

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 Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213231BR

Additional Locations UK - London - Aldgate Tower, UK - Southampton

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.