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Landscape Architect

RateTBD
Location Hamilton, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project Designing & Media Architect
Duration hours
Education required College/University
Years of experience
    2 - 5 years
Area of Specialization Architecture
Languages required N/A
2019-08-26 Workhoppers Hamilton ON
Description
Responsibilities and Duties:

- Performs analysis and designs to conform to all current codes, standards, regulations, client design standards, etc.
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Create and Support team to complete conceptual designs, technical drawings and contract administration for playgrounds, parks and open space projects

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Communication with clients and sub-consultants

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Project oversight

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Present design and presentations to clients

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Create conceptual/schematic designs that align with client vision, budget, construction constraints, and internal design guidelines

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Preparation of construction documents, details, cost estimates & supporting documents

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Site visits, site assessments, inventory and analysis

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Work with colleagues to prepare shop drawings for new and/or custom-built components.

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Ensure professional and quality presentations communications

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Having the flexibility and ability to travel domestically and internationally is required

Required Qualifications & Technical Skills:

- Strong technical knowledge and understanding of landscape construction (grading, drainage & details), materials and techniques
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Proficiency in AutoCAD 2015+ and MS Office Suite a must, and

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University degree in landscape architecture from an accredited program

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Full Membership (or eligibility) in the OALA

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5+ years experience in an office practicing landscape architecture

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3+ years of project management experience and direct client correspondence

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Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with both clients, contractors and team members

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Strong presentation skills

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Contract administration, construction oversight are all very strong assets

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Must be organized, self-motivated, and be able to work in a fast-paced team environment

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Must understand the relationship between design and construct-ability

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A strong understanding of profitability, margins and how the design process influences the production and installation sides of the business

Supplemental Skills (not required)

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Hand graphics and ability to communicate design intent by hand

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Sketchup

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Adobe Suite

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Active / current licensure with OALA

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Experience designing play spaces

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Understanding of child development

Specific schedule:
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