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Stantec Senior Associate in Houston, Texas

Stantec Landscape Architecture is an award-winning practice with over 225 professional staff practicing in over 40 offices firm-wide. Our landscape architecture practice leads rewarding and transformational assignments and is a key component of Stantec, a 22,000 employee multi-disciplinary practice that is consistently ranked as a top A/E/LA design firm. We offer a collaborative work environment and encourage research and development, creativity and innovation. Our work entails waterfronts, streetscapes, parks and plazas, campus planning and design, naturalized habitats, greenways, cultural facilities, sports venues and transportation enhancements performed in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary team environment. Stantec Landscape Architecture continues to evolve and is firmly committed to design excellence.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s Texas Landscape Architecture team is seeking a senior level landscape architect to join our design team and lead our Houston LA studio. In collaboration with our LA leadership team, the successful candidate will lead our Houston studio in a design and technical capacity as well as in the day-to-day management of projects from the proposal stage, into design, and through the construction administration phase. The successful candidate will work with other diverse professionals such as planners, engineers, and architects in the design of projects in the public and private sectors.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with LA leadership team, lead day to day operations of our Houston, Texas studio

  • Management of diverse projects

  • Lead teams in conceptual design, design development and preparation of contract documents, presentation packages, and specifications

  • Lead or assist in coordination of consulting disciplines

  • Lead and participate in project meetings

  • Prepare and develop contract drawings and presentation packages

  • Lead and participate in construction administration and observation (i.e. shop drawing review, tracking submittals, and field visits)

  • Manage quality on projects through our Quality Assurance process

  • Participate in on-going skill development activities

  • Build new and foster existing relationships with clients

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Technical expert in all relevant areas of design and various design methods

  • Possesses excellent time management skills and has a thorough understanding of task assignment and schedule, budgeting, and efficient use of time and resources

  • Effective communicator and able to lead teams

  • Thorough understanding of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions

  • Proficient in relevant drafting/design software such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Landscape Architecture or related field from an accredited school

  • Licensed by state in Landscape Architecture or equivalent Licensure

  • 10 - 15 years’ experience

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Landscape Architect

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190002C6

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