Senior Landscape Architect - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee


Canada - Ontario, Kitchener

Job Summary

AECOM's architectural design practice, called Buildings + Places, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Landscape Architect. The successful candidate will primarily service clients in southern Ontario and provide support to the Buildings + Places team in Ontario. This position is based out of our Kitchener, Ontario office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide support to the Managing Senior Landscape Architect

  • Perform as Project Landscape Architect

  • Coordinate with clients, municipalities and internal staff

  • Collaborate with management on preparation of project proposals; contribute to landscape architectural development of proposals and feasibility studies

  • Project work to include commercial developments, industrial developments, core parks, transit projects, public facility sites, buffers, design guidelines, streetscapes and approvals

  • Prepare creative and innovative plans and designs for clients conceptual and detailed design, tendering and construction review services.

  • Prepare sketches, design drawings, contract drawings, diagrams, room within AutoCAD software.

  • Assistance with preparation of working drawings as required.

  • Drawing co-ordination with architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and environmental disciplines as needed.

  • Assistance with construction contract administration – shop drawings, change orders, and as-built drawings.

  • Assisting senior level staff as directed.

  • Ensuring designs conforms with all applicable codes and client standards.

  • Participate as a productive member of a design team for the Buildings + Places group.

  • Demonstrated experience and aptitude designing soft and hard landscapes in urban settings.

Minimum Requirements

Degree in Landscape Architecture from a recognized post-secondary institution+ no less that 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education. 8 to 10 years of experience in the Landscape Architectural design of municipal, commercial, industrial, institutional facilities, transportation and emergency services preferred.

Registration with OALA

Excellent knowledge of and experience in AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Photoshop, 3D Max.Knowledge in Microsoft Office.

Well organized, self-directed work habits with an ability to prioritize and schedule tasks in a dynamic environment.

Demonstrated written and verbal English communication skill proficiency effectively communicating complex design or technical issues

Knowledge of environmental systems and construction detailing.

Desire to grow within an exciting multi-disciplinary office

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with light rail transit and MTO projects is an asset.

Knowledge of and/or experience in 3D Max and MicroStation is an asset.

Knowledge in Photoshop, Adode suite, and Microstation is an asset.

Construction phase experience in contract administration and field review is an asset

Experience with light rail transit and MTO projects is an asset.

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 Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 230512BR

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.