- Published: 27 April 2017
We bring together the places that make communities feel like home whether it’s an urban park, a commercial plaza, or a residential neighborhood. We do this because we’re part of the community too and we care about the places where we live—just as much as you do. Join the team that truly designs with community in mind
We are growing and this is a great time to join Stantec. The Landscape Designer position will work closely with Stantec's Senior Landscape Architects, Planners, and other design and engineering professionals on a wide range of project types for public and private sector clients throughout North America. Responsibilities will include preparing studies, reports, presentation materials, design documents, and construction documents and assisting with construction administration activities.
Your Capabilities and Credentials:
Successful candidates must have an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited landscape architecture program. Dual degree candidates (Planning and Landscape Architecture) are also encouraged to apply. Current licensure as a Landscape Architect is preferred, but not required for candidates. Licensure will be required for continued advancement within the team
We are seeking candidates with at least 3 years of prior landscape architecture experience (including internship experience) working within a professional design firm. The successful candidate will have one or both of the following complementary skill sets.
Skill Set 1: Exceptional graphic skills using both hand and computer drawing and rendering techniques. Demonstrated skill in urban design and planning, master planning, and creation of urban design guidelines, is required with this skill set. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint), AutoCAD, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign), and SketchUp are required. Prior experience with rendering programs such as 3-D Max or Rhino is a plus.
Skill Set 2: Exceptional technical design skills in site and corridor-based projects across a range of project scales from less than one acre to hundreds of acres in size. Skills required include technical design layout, grading, and detailing of design projects of all sizes. Successful candidate must have, or be able to achieve, proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D (including alignments and grading surfaces), AutoTURN, LandFX, and other construction document production-oriented software programs. Strong quantitative aptitude and attention to technical detail are required. Prior experience in site construction, either observation or hands-on, is beneficial.
Stantec offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, wellness program, paid vacation and holidays, stock purchase plan, commuter flex-pass, and pre-tax health plans.
Qualified candidates who are highly motivated and eager to commit to Stantec’s strategic initiative to become a Top 10 global design firm should submit their resume and cover letter, online at www.stantec.com/careers.