Project Landscape Architect

Description Alfred Benesch & Co., a multi-disciplined planning and engineering firm has an immediate opportunity for a Landscape Architect Project Manager. Benesch is a nationally recognized professional services firm that offers Planning and Landscape Architecture services and is consistently ranked among the top 500 consulting firms in the country by Engineering News Record. Benesch is recognized as a leading provider of Planning and Landscape Architecture services for both park and recreation facilities as well as land development projects throughout the Southeast. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help Benesch expand our Landscape Architecture practice in the region in all of our diverse practice areas.  Job Position: This is an experienced position involving exciting, challenging and complex assignments with outstanding growth opportunities. The ideal Candidate must be a Seller/Doer with good industry connections and relationships. Strong Management and Design skills are required. The Landscape Architect Project Manager will communicate design concepts from the Client to the staff of Designers and Engineers and ensure that the design is carried out. The Landscape Architect PM may be required to produce some of their own work and may be required to provide design or management guidance on other's projects. The Landscape Architect PM will see the project through from Scoping to final implementation and assist the construction administration team as required in construction administration for their own and potentially other's projects. Qualifications Include: B.S. Degree in Landscape Architecture required Minimum 15 years previous experience. Must be a Registered Landscape Architect. Excellent Communicator with strong written and oral communication skills Must be proficient in the use of current versions of AutoCAD / Civil 3-D, Sketch-Up. Understanding and knowledge of applicable codes. Current on the "State of the Art" in their design specialty through continuing education. Strong 2D and 3D design and graphics skills Experienced in Project Management, including design cost control, project budget control and quality assurance/quality control. Able to successfully manage staff both individually and as teams Familiar with Design subcontract management   Job Responsibilities include: Coordinate all activities with Division Manager Business Development and Marketing, including networking, preparation of SOQs, proposals and contracts Manage Design Consultants Direct the production of high quality presentation renderings and graphic communications materials, ensuring the Client's needs are being met and properly communicated Develop Concepts or schematic designs, including layout, grading, hydrology, and utilities. Research local/ State regulations as they pertain to site planning. Research non-routine code issues and obtain interpretations from code officials. Incorporate design concepts from schematic design into design development and work with the project team to produce construction documents. Assist in preparing engineering drawings.  Applicant should have a good understanding of all aspects of site design, be able to produce and direct the production of final documents. Edit specification sections, prepare Project Manuals and Bidding Documents. As part of the role in construction administration, applicant may conduct construction meetings and produce site observation reports when required. Applicant must also be knowledgeable of all Construction Administration procedures and processes. Prepare addendum and change orders.  Initiate additional service requests and submit to client. Prepare opinion of probable cost for site development and review contractor cost estimates. Review drawings and documents to assure compliance with Benesch design and production standards. Coordinate staff activities to assure achieving goals of project budget, schedule and quality.     Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the below documents:  EEO is the Law Poster EEO is the Law Supplement 377
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Minimum Qualification
15+ years

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