Landscape Designer

  • AECOM
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Sep 15, 2021
Full time Construction

Job Description

United States of America - California, Oakland **Job Summary** AECOM is seeking a Landscape Designer to join the Environmental Planning team in our Sacramento office. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate technical excellence and an established career in Landscape Architecture preferably with a portfolio that includes both private sector and public agency clients. The successful candidate would become a part of a dynamic northern California Environmental Planning team that enjoys excellent relationships with a wide range of local, regional, and state agencies, as well as private and nonprofit clients. Our Sacramento office has built a reputation for innovation, high-quality work, attentive client service, and a collegial office culture that fosters the highest degree of teamwork. Responsibilities include but aren't limited to the following: + Support in preparation of schematic and conceptual designs, construction drawings and specifications, cost estimates, and illustrative drawings and computer generated graphics; project coordination; and project site visits to conduct site assessments, monitoring, or construction oversight. + Performing basic architectural/engineering calculations + Preparing specifications, reports and related data tables. + Maintaining liaison with design and drafting groups. + Preparing, reviewing, and approving drawings as required. + Under the direction of the Supervising Architect, may independently perform advanced technical assignments of various complexities within approved schedules and budgets. + May coordinate technical and administrative activities with employees in other disciplines and other departments participating on an assigned project. + May assist in the training and evaluation of assigned architectural and design/drafting personnel. **About AECOM** At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle. We are proud to be recognized for excellence: + Named one of _Fortune_ magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year + Ranked #1 in _Engineering News-Record_ ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms” + Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in _Engineering News-Record_ ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms” + VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer **DCS—Environment** AECOM is the leading, worldwide environmental services provider to industry and government — delivering sustainable energy and environmental solutions to meet compliance, business and operational needs. Our advisory and technical staff deliver specialized solutions to unusual and complex problems facing client projects across the full business life cycle — from asset planning, development and operations, to product integration and facility compliance, to site remediation, restoration, sustainability and reuse, and holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. Our solutions balance complex technical, regulatory, business and stakeholder issues to produce measurable value and cost-saving approaches for our clients Our services are delivered by 7,400 responsive environmental professionals around the world. Our global staff has in-depth knowledge of local and regional requirements and broad technical expertise in 60 disciplines. We work together across our global network to bring the best resources, skills and efficiencies to our projects. **Minimum Requirements** + BA/BS in Landscape Architecture, Environmental Planning, Ecological Restoration or a related field + 2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education + Strong working knowledge of CA native plant ID and CA natural communities classes, plant taxonomy, ecology and native plant requirements and preferences. + Minimum of 2 years of experience with an emphasis on native plant landscape and sustainable design, and ecological restoration. **Preferred Qualifications** + Strong working knowledge of CA native plant ID and CA natural communities classes, plant taxonomy, ecology and native plant requirements and preferences. + Experience with both private and public sector projects is preferred, but not required. + Excellent written communication skills, grammar, writing and report preparation capabilities. + Proficient knowledge of MS Word, Excel, AutoCad, Acrobat. (InDesign or PhotoShop helpful as well). + Some experience preparing construction drawings and specs for restoration and design projects. + Ability to work with people in a cooperative environment, as an ambassador for the firm and our clients. + Capable of working on multiple tasks and multiple projects simultaneously.Motivated, capable of working independently. **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** Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD **Business Line** Environment **Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS) **Country** United States of America **Position Status** Full-Time **Requisition/Vacancy No.** 252332BR **Additional Locations** US - Sacramento, CA - 2020 L St **Virtual:** 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.