Landscape Designer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - California, Sacramento

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a junior to mid-level design ecologist or landscape architect/designer to work with staff to support the development of a growing Restoration Design practice. All candidates, regardless of discipline, need to bring a strong technical understanding of ecology, botany, and technical design. Prior experience with supervision and or assistance to landscape subcontractors for native plant and native seed collection, installation, maintenance, and ecological management projects is favorable. Candidates must have a desire to work with a multi-disciplinary team in a technical design capacity with engineers, planners, urban designers, economists and landscape architects.


  • Assist with conceptual drawings related to ecological restoration and landscape design projects.

  • Perform analyses related to infrastructure, ecological restoration, and/or development.

  • Assist with production of construction documents, plans, specifications and cost estimates.

  • Assist with preparation of mitigation and monitoring reports.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of wetland permits and wetland delineation reports.

  • Supervise and conduct field ecological surveys and data analysis.

  • Perform technical work, calculations and cost estimating.

  • Assist with technical writing and report preparation.

  • Research and document findings related to sustainability and drought tolerant landscape.

  • Understand grading and drainage plans.

  • Professional experience in private consulting

  • Demonstrated technical writing skills

  • Demonstrated experience developing landscape and restoration design solutions

  • Experience preparing construction documents (i.e. plan sets, specifications, cost estimating) and monitoring construction performance

  • Demonstrated problem solving experience

  • Attention to detail,

  • Ability to work independently,

  • Strong organizational skills,

  • Willingness to learn in a fast paced environment,

  • Interest in sustainability

  • Excellent technical writing capabilities are required.

  • Additionally, candidates shall have developed skills in the following areas: Microsoft Office, Excel computational skills, proficiency with AutoCAD/GIS

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and / or education

Preferred Qualifications


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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 224843BR

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.