Landscape Designer/Architect

Job Locations US-MA-Watertown | US-NH-Bedford | US-MA-Worcester | US-MA-Boston | US-RI-Providence | US-ME-Portland | US-VT-South Burlington | US-CT-Wethersfield | US-MA-Springfield
ID
2021-1655
Category
Landscape Architecture
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

VHB is seeking a Landscape Designer/Architect to join our growing Planning and Design practice in our Watertown, MA office. Project types include both public and private sector clients primarily in the northern New England area. Qualified candidates can work out of our Watertown office or any of VHB's other offices in the New England region.

 

About Us

WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, surveyors and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

  • We are creative problem-solvers
  • We work hard, and we give back
  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)
  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us!

About the Position

Junior Landscape Designer/Architect | Watertown, MA

Responsibilities

  • Work with multi-disciplinary project teams, assisting in developing site design from concept through construction
  • Prepare graphics, by hand and by computer, for design development, presentations and public process materials, including: sketch-up models, concept plans and diagrams, design studies, illustrative plans, cross sections and perspective sketches
  • Assist in producing construction documents: develop layout and material, grading, and planting plans and technical details, and write technical specifications
  • Assist in preparing estimates of probable construction costs
  • Conduct construction site visits and plant tagging

Skills & Abilities

  • Proficiency in working with AutoCAD (LandFX is preferred), Sketch-up, Photoshop, InDesign, and PowerPoint/Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong graphic skills and ability to organize and present ideas graphically
  • Ability to handle assignments from multiple project managers
  • Public speaking skills

Requirements

  • BS in Landscape Architecture
  • 1-3 years of directly-related professional landscape architecture experience from design through construction
  • Familiarity with sustainable design practices desired

Please submit applications online.

 

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

 

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