Jobs at Parsons – Landscape Architect

Parsons Corporation


Job Description

Are you interested in utilizing your landscape architectural background to design marquee public realm projects? Parsons is hiring Landscape Architects who will independently perform a wide variety of conventional and complex architectural assignments by applying landscape architectural design standards, practices, and techniques.

Responsibilities

  • Perform efficient, professional analysis, synthesis, and recommendation of conceptual design alternatives to establish, communicate and sell the design vision for landscape architectural design projects.
  • Lead the design and presentation of high-quality landscape concept drawings and reports.
  • Prepare technical design packages through to tender.
  • Liaise with Project Managers, Discipline Leads, internal and external team members including master planners, architects, urban designers, specialist designers, all engineering disciplines and quantity surveyors.
  • Maintain affiliations with professional societies to keep abreast of development of trends and technologies.
  • Work collaboratively with the master planning team to develop landscape strategies at master planning level.
  • Coordinate with internal disciplines and manage the activities of sub-consultants for the delivery of projects.
  • Perform other related tasks as required

Competencies

  • Demonstrate a team oriented and collaborative approach to landscape architecture within the design team.
  • Demonstrate an expert understanding of the regional construction industry, local construction methods and their influence on design decisions.
  • Demonstrate a solid commitment to quality design.
  • Demonstrate solid communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Possess self-motivation, work part of the team but also have the ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of key design related computer programs such as BIM, Adobe suites and 3D modeling software such as Sketch Up and Rhino.

Competencies

  • Minimum (5) years of continuous experience in landscape architecture.
  • International experience in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia is preferrable.
  • Experience dealing with GCC based municipalities and developers
  • Proven leadership and delivery ability
  • Knowledge of LEED and ESTIDAMA principles, certification is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from an accredited University or College program.

Minimum Clearance Required To Start

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

Job Details:

Company: Parsons Corporation

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates



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