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Stantec Landscape Architect in Mequon, Wisconsin

Landscape Architect - ( 220001FI )


Through design, we empower communities and help realize their potential. Our landscape architects and designers create inspired spaces that reflect context and user needs along with our commitment to sustainability. We take a collaborative approach to design and believe that the best solutions are the product of diverse perspectives.

Your Opportunity

In this entry level to 3-year position, you will develop technical skills and assist the project team with drawings and drafting in the creative design process. Being creative and detail oriented, you will create design documents, together with conceptual and final designs, renderings, master plans, and construction documents. You will work in a casual environment with some of Kansas City's most experienced and creative landscape architects as part of a multi-disciplinary design team including planners, environmental scientists, and civil engineers on a wide variety of projects, locally, regionally, and nationally.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the project team in site analysis, site planning, conceptual design, final design, and preparation of construction plans for a variety of landscape architecture project types, as well as participate in the creation of 3D graphics and technical documents

  • Use knowledge of the general concepts of landscape design including site analysis, project theming, schematic design, and design development

  • Assist the project team with the preparation of project documentation during all phases of design, such as project graphics and exhibits, site grading, paving designs, walls, structures, site lighting, planting design, and construction observation

  • Develop technical skills and assist the project team with drawings and drafting in the creative design process

  • Support construction administration on projects by attending site visits and/or construction meetings and assist in preparing sketches or drawing revisions and photography

  • assist in the development of a design through hand graphics sketches, electronic models, diagrams, video flythroughs, and other visual formats

  • Perform due diligence and research on projects as required to provide the background information to start new projects

  • Develop software skills utilizing relevant programs to assist with preparation of simple exhibits to complex work drawings

  • Participate in college recruiting and relations

  • Perform other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Excellent design, graphics, computer, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Understanding and knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Land-FX, SketchUp, Lumion, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office. Familiarity with Enscape, Rhino, or Revit is a bonus

  • Proficient hand drafting and sketching abilities resulting in strong conceptual designs

  • Highly motivated and passionate about design, possesses strong time management, critical thinking, organization skills, and has the ability to multitask

  • Comfortable working within a team environment, as well as being productive independently with limited supervision

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in landscape architecture from an accredited program

  • Minimum of 0-3 years of experience

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

Primary Location : United States-Kansas-Overland Park

Other Locations : United States-Wisconsin-Mequon, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis

Job : Landscape Architect

Organization : BC-1938 Community Development-US North Central

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 13, 2022, 1:01:20 PM

Req ID: 220001FI

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans