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Intermediate Landscape Architect

  • Canada
  • Jul 11, 2022

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Sept. 2, 11:59PM

The Role:

This full time Intermediate Landscape Architect reports to the Practice Leader – Landscape Architecture and works closely with the Landscape Architecture Team and Project Managers.  The incumbent is responsible for collaborating on assigned landscape architecture projects, including design development, preparation of technical drawings and meeting client expectations, while ensuring work is within project scope, meets the project schedule deadlines and is within budget.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with senior landscape architects and/or project managers
  • Assist in the preparation of conceptual designs
  • Prepare design development and construction documents
  • Quickly develop and communicate multiple design ideas
  • Attend project and site meetings
  • Manage multiple projects, budgets and effectively meet deadlines
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Manage client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination as well as coordination with internal departments on all assigned projects
  • Enthusiastically participate and contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs to further professional development of self and other landscape architects
  • Work closely with Projects Directors and other internal team members to meet overall project objectives

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in landscape architecture or equivalent
  • 5-8 years of experience working in a professional landscape architectural office

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Proven organization and time management skills
  • Ability to produce presentation drawings, construction drawings, specifications and tender documents for different types of projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Expertise in AutoCAD 2014 is required
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite is required
  • Proficiency in Revit is required
  • Proficiency in SketchUp is an asset
  • Demonstrated technical skills in preparing technical working drawings (grading and layout plans, planting plans, construction details)
  • Flexibility to focus on a single client with a variety of project types or multiple, concurrent projects in various stages of development
  • Strong organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm and passion for landscape architecture and design.
  • Capable of effectively meeting deadlines

 

Why Choose FORREC?

  • A vibrant, creative space in the design hub of Liberty Village.
  • A culturally and creatively diverse group of people who weave fun into their work every day.
  • Varied social events led by our social committee.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Great benefits.
  • Company matching group retirement savings plan.

Please submit your application by Sept. 2, 2022. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

FORREC is committed to ensuring that all employment practices are inclusive. As an organization we are committed to providing and arranging accommodation for candidates upon request.

 

About FORREC

FORREC is an experience design company that has created some of the world’s most successful leisure and entertainment destinations. Creativity and innovation are at the heart of who we are; it’s not just what we do, it’s part of our identity. This belief applies to every single person at FORREC, and to every service we provide and how we provide it. The people who work at FORREC are as diverse as our projects. Our team members come from many disciplines, cultures, and perspectives, which allows us to be spirited, dynamic, sociable, and fearless.

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