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Assistant Landscape Architect


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Job Summary:
Reporting to the studio director, participates in the planning, design, and supervision of restoration and reconstruction projects in the Park.

Job Description:

Reports to:  Studio Director

Department:  Planning, Design, and Construction

Status:  Full-time, Exempt

Position: 3728

Schedule: Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm 

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

·         Conduct site analyses.

·         Prepare project scopes of work.

·         Prepare and develop schematic designs.

·         Prepare illustrative and written material required to convey design intent.

·         Conduct materials research and coordinate field material orders.

·         Prepare contract documents including drawings and technical specifications.

·         Prepare cost estimates throughout phases of design.

·         Prepare RFPs for consultant services, coordinate work by consultants, and incorporate their deliverables into

       project designs.

·         Present project designs to donors, community groups, regulatory commissions, and attend public meetings

       as directed.

·         Work with project managers and studio director to clarify questions about CDs and resolve issues in the field.

·         Maintain up-to-date files on projects.

·         Supervise fieldwork performed by site contractors.

·         Inspect material deliveries and completed work for compliance with contract documents.

·         Perform field measurements and calculations for contract payments.

·         Ensure that project sites are managed in a safe and professional manner, in full compliance with applicable safety

       standards and other regulatory

       requirements, and consistent in appearance and information communicated to park patrons with CPC’s public image

       and high standards for our work in the Park.

·         Maintain daily and weekly reports and photo-documentation of work by contractors.

·         Perform other duties as required.

 

Position Qualifications:

·         Degree from an accredited program in Landscape Architecture.

·         A minimum of 4 years of experience in landscape architectural practice.

·         Familiarity with relevant design standards, codes, and industry standards of practice.

·         Familiarity and understanding of construction documents.

·         Strong organizational, communication, and graphic skills.

·         Proficiency in AutoCAD and MS Office and working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suites required.

·         Ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

 

Please submit cover letter, resume and work samples when applying to the position.

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Safety Requirements

Establishment and maintenance of a safe work environment is the shared responsibility of this organization and employees at every level. The Conservancy will make every effort to assure a safe environment and be in compliance with federal, state, and local safety regulations.  Employees are expected to obey safety rules and to exercise caution in all their work activities.  Accordingly, employees should be aware of any hazards, which could cause an injury or accident (e.g., spills, obstacles in walkways).  If an employee discovers a potential dangerous condition, he/she should alert other employees and notify his/her supervisor immediately.

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed