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Our passionate team of 1,400 professionals includes engineers, scientists, planners, and designers. We are invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We work hard. We have fun. We make a difference.

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Landscape Designer/Architect

Department: MA-Land Planning
Location: Watertown, MA

Come join one of the top ranked design firms in the country! VHBs growing headquarters in Watertown, MA is seeking a Landscape Designer/Landscape Architect to join our Planning + Design practice.

Project types include both public and private sector clients primarily in the northern New England area. Our office is within minutes of downtown Boston and less than an hour to Cape Cod, Providence, RI and New Hampshire offering outstanding cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities for the interested professional.

VHBs passionate and award-winning professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy markets, as well as with federal, state, and local governments.

Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

Responsibilities

  • Work with multi-disciplinary project teams, assist in developing site design from concept through construction
  • Prepare graphics, by hand and by computer, for design development, presentations and public process materials, including: sketch-up models, concept plans and diagrams, design studies, illustrative plans, cross sections and perspective sketches
  • Assist in producing construction documents: Develop layout and material, grading, planting plans, technical details, and write technical specifications
  • Assist in preparing estimates of probable construction costs
  • Conduct construction site visits and plant tagging

Skills & Abilities

  • Proficiency in working with AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Photoshop, InDesign, and PowerPoint/Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong graphic skills and ability to organize and present ideas graphically
  • Ability to handle assignments from multiple project managers
  • Public speaking skills

Requirements

  • BS in Landscape Architecture
  • 1-3 years of directly-related professional landscape architecture experience from design through construction
  • Familiarity with sustainable design practices desired

Please submit applications online.

At VHB, were invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. Were proud to have been doing this for 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and veterans, are encouraged to apply.

VHB participates in the E-verify employment authorization program.

VHB also maintains a drug-free workplace.

If you are in need of special assistance in applying for individuals with disabilities or limited English proficiency, please call our HR contact, Mary Ann Forde at 407-982-4495 or email mforde@vhb.com.

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