Senior Landscape Architect - Military veterans preferred

2021-09-06
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Sydney
Australia

Australia - Australian Capital Territory, Canberra

Job Summary

We have a unique opportunity for a driven Senior Landscape Architect to join our National Design Practice and take the next step in their career.

As a key team member of our Design and Planning studio in Canberra, you will have the opportunity to work alongside other landscape architects, designers and engineers on a diverse mix of projects. This role is focused around collaborating across multiple disciplines on urban infrastructure projects and delivering high quality integrated design solutions.

The design team is an integral part of our Civil Infrastructure service offering, delivering technical inputs across many of Canberra’s larger urban infrastructure projects. You will have the opportunity to work on a range of projects including Canberra Light Rail and Dickson Precinct Upgrade.

As a small design studio within a larger company, we have the benefit of a friendly bespoke team environment, but with the advantages of being exposed to the many large and exciting multi-disciplinary projects that AECOM is involved in. You will have the ability to work internally with engineering and other consulting professionals across all design disciplines, with many exciting opportunities available to those who choose to take them.

We are looking for somebody with a positive attitude, who enjoys working collaboratively and who can show initiative. The right candidate will become an integral part of our team, with opportunities for growth, development and career progression.

Some of your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with clients to maintain a positive rapport, you will gain a clear understanding of their requirements, and play a key role in delivering project performance outcomes.

  • You will use your proven technical skills to lead the Landscape Architecture component of projects whilst working with a highly skilled and diverse team.

  • Resolve and document technical details that meet with client expectations.

  • Mentoring junior members of the team.

Minimum Requirements

This is a varied role which would suit someone with a strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn and a desire to work in a results driven team environment. We are looking for highly driven professionals with a strong client-centric approach, who are keen to further develop their skills.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills, attributes and experience:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with a wide range of stakeholders to communicate complex concepts in a way that everyone understands

  • Proven ability to successfully work in project teams and work closely with other design disciplines

  • Experience working in a consultancy

  • Experience with design software such as Sketch Up, AutoCAD, Adobe Applications are desirable

  • Urban Infrastructure project experience would be considered an advantage.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Qualified to Degree level in Landscape Architecture

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 B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254431BR

Additional Locations AU - Sydney, NSW

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.