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Senior Landscape Architect

**Company Description**

**Work with Us. Change the World.**

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

**Job Description**

**AECOM** is seeking a Landscape Architect for immediate employment in our Southern California landscape architecture practice studio.

This position will based primarily in our Los Angeles office, but we are open to a Seattle-based hire as well. The successful hire will support projects throughout the West and Pacific regions. This is an opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary practice focused on high-performing landscapes that tackle climate change, interconnectivity and mobility, smart growth, ecological systems, and natural resources. Our studio designs a broad range of urban public realm projects including streetscapes, parks, ecological restoration, and green infrastructure. We are looking for a passionate designer who is energized by a collaborative design process that engages colleagues, clients, and the communities we serve.

**_About Buildings + Places_**

_AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture_ _in a dynamic, interactive, and creative work environment_ _._

_With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions._

_Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies._

**Job Summary/Responsibilities**

+ Play an active role in the design process from concept design through construction phase services

+ Preparing design graphics and technical drawings

+ May coordinate design and administrative activities with employees in other disciplines and other departments participating on an assigned project.

+ May assist in the training assigned architectural and design/drafting personnel.

+ Under the direction of the Supervising Landscape Architect, may independently perform technical assignments of various complexities within approved schedules and budgets


**Minimum Requirements**

+ 6 years of professional Landscape Architecture experience

+ Landscape Architecture degree (BLA/BSLA/MLA) from an LAAB accredited institution; or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Strong interpersonal skills and excellent graphic, verbal, and written communication skills

+ Self-motivated and the ability to proactively solve challenges

+ Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite, hand drawing

+ Proficiency in 3D modeling (Rhino3D)

+ Desire and ability to integrate seamlessly into both landscape architecture and multi-disciplinary design teams.

+ Ability to effectively manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and self-edit work

+ A commitment to design excellence and a passion for building a better world.

+ Licensed Landscape Architect

+ LEED GA/AP, SITES AP, ENV SP, and/or DBIA credentials

+ Familiarity with Southern California and/or Pacific Northwest native and climate-appropriate plant communities

+ Experience with advanced modeling and analysis software (e.g. Revit, Grasshopper3D, ArcGIS)

+ Experience with MicroStation and DOT-related construction documentation

+ Experience with Design-Build project delivery

+ Experience with RFP/RFQ processes for public agencies, institutions, organizations, and private entities

**Additional Information**

+ Relocation is not available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $120,000.00 - $160,000.00.

**About AECOM**

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

**Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity**

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

**ReqID:** J10109637

**Business Line:** B&P - Buildings & Places

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Design

**Work Location Model:** Hybrid

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