Alex Putnam - Student - LAT

Works at Terra Landscaping Ltd.
Years of experience: 1

Last updated: December, 2023

Career Journey




Career Milestone 1


Career Milestone 2


Future Ambitions

NAIT - Crane and Hoisting


Terra Landscaping LTD - Started as a landscape foreman progressed quickly within the company to my current role as a the operations manager and business development where I oversee the operations of the company with a focus on communication, strategy and growth.

Encore Trucking and Transport - Started as an apprentice in the crane and hoisting program at NAIT, graduated as a Journeyman Crane operator. Moved into the office as a dispatcher, progressed to lead dispatcher then to field operations supervisor.

My current goals in the landscape and urban design world is to be part of teams that are designing and building large scale projects. I also enjoy working with teams in a leadership role guiding and managing projects from cradle to grave.

Question and Answers

After graduation, what was the first position you had? How did that shape where you are now as a Student - LAT?

I am currently employed as the operations manger and business development for Terra Landscaping LTD.

What are you passionate about as a Student - LAT?

Learning new skills to progress my career.

Tell us about some of the exciting projects you have been a part of.

The Edmonton Federal Building Living Wall. Green roof revitalization at the Valley Zoo and the John Jansen centre. A variety of high end residential landscape that incorporated a variety a features from water features, to fire bowls to pizza ovens and more.

What advice would you give a new Student - LAT?

Dive in and don't look back.

What are your future goals?

Bigger and better projects with a greater focus on the environment and human interaction.

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