Senior Landscape Architect - ( 230000CM )
Design empowers people; it inspires place and community and allows for the realization of their potential. Our Landscape Architects create inspired places where design meets life with engaging solutions and a commitment to sustainability. We take a collaborative design approach and believe that the best solutions are the products of diverse perspectives. Our multidisciplinary team unites all aspects of a project through the practice of landscape architecture. We are skilled in the art of collaboration and communication and engage our work in concert with architects, engineers, and environmental specialists.
We are seeking a Senior Landscape Architect to join our Community Development Team. The successful candidate will work directly with the Community Development practice, including Planning, Landscape Architecture, and Engineering disciplines and Business Lines. They will lead assignments across disciplines, seek and position Stantec for new pursuits, manage assignments, provide critical urban and landscape architecture design experience, and interact with existing and prospective clients with exemplary communication skills and a strategic and design-oriented perspective.
As a Landscape Architecture team lead, you will work in a team environment and lead the planning and design of urban spaces, parks, and recreation facilities; bicycle, pedestrian, and multiuse trails; sports and athletic facilities; healthcare, urban infill, corporate, and renewable energy projects. While your focus will be local, you will be part of a larger Regional and National Landscape Architecture Practice. This provides a wider range of opportunities and will allow you to draw on specific expertise and experience from across the practice.
Our office is a fast-paced, client-centered, multi-disciplinary environment combining in-house architects, engineers, environmental specialists, and landscape architects. Stantec is the place where opportunity, great ideas and rewarding careers happen.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
+ Pursuit identification and team lead in procuring new assignments
+ Client relationships and client-facing responsibility on key assignments
+ Project development through relationships, vision, and leveraging in-house expertise and client position
+ Project scoping and concept through construction phase project management
+ Site analysis and design concept development including oversight of digital and hand-illustrated deliverables suitable to communicate design intent to clients and staff.
+ Lead 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, and planting design, as well as layout of land uses for buildings and other facilities.
+ Lead the project team with planting design including developing planting concepts or plans.
+ Support construction administration on projects by attending site visits and/or construction meetings and assisting in preparing sketches or drawing revisions
+ Oversight and leadership on analysis, design reports and master plan level graphics and narratives
+ Design and thought leadership pertaining to public realm and infrastructure in urban environments
+ Staff mentorship and inter-office collaboration throughout the Northeast Region
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ Experience with public and private sectors in Northeast Region
+ Demonstrated responsibility, maturity, and commitment to a team driven environment are key capabilities, including an ability to communicate effectively, lead teams, develop strong internal relationships, and foster a culture of collaboration
+ Desire and the ability to lead and contribute on multiple levels within the design process
+ Demonstrated effectiveness in building and maintaining client relationships; Proven ability to translate those relationships into winning new work opportunities
+ Conduct presentations and project interviews
+ Excellent creative and critical thinking skills
+ Well-versed in local, regional, and national trends in planning, landscape architecture and urban design
+ Ability to successfully scope and deliver multi-disciplinary projects
+ Excellent verbal and presentation skills
+ A strong working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D is required.
+ Experience with relevant drafting/design software, such as Revit, LandFX, SketchUp, Photoshop, InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat is desirable.
+ Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook.
+ Possesses excellent time management skills and has a thorough understanding of task assignment and schedule, budgeting, and efficient use of time and resources
+ Thorough understanding of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions and how they apply to design projects
+ Good driving record and valid driver’s license required
**Education and Experience**
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited Landscape Architecture program. Minimum of 8 to 12 years of experience. Licensure as a Landscape Architect in New York.
Candidate’s work experience should demonstrate appropriate level of responsibility, work group leadership skills, business development, understanding of the long-term view in building client relationships, superior customer service and communication skills both written and graphic.
You will work in an open-concept office setting. Local travel will be required for attending client or public meetings, scoping new assignments, and participating in internal meetings with staff in Community Development and across all business lines.
_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._
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on the talents of each other, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
**Benefits Summary:** Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.
_The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements._
**Primary Location** : United States-New York-Rochester
**Other Locations** : United States-New York-Albany
**Work Locations** :
**Organization** : BC-1928 Transpt-US Northeast
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : No
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Feb 1, 2023, 12:48:43 PM
**Req ID:** 230000CM
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