Landscape Architect

Posted September 29, 2022 - Closes January 1, 2023

Our Edmonton landscape architectural practice is looking to add two full-time Landscape Architects to our practice in that office. 

To apply for the position:   Stantec Jobs - Landscape Architect in EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada

From Posting:

Our Edmonton office has an opportunity for a Landscape Architect(s) to join our Landscape Architecture team within our Community Development practice. Working within a multi-disciplined practice, you will be working side-by-side with a great team of Landscape Architects, Planners, Urban Designers, Civil Engineers, Transportation Engineers, Mixed-Mobility Experts, Architects, River Specialist, Arborist, Wildlife Specialist and Visualization Artists. Stantec’s practice is involved in projects throughout North America and includes exciting and unique design opportunities in both the public and private sector.

This position requires a dynamic professional that is pro-active, well-organized and enthusiastic about seeing designed works being built.

Your Key Responsibilities

Leadership and Coordination

  • Lead construction side of landscape architectural practice in Northern Alberta.

  • Develop strategies and processes to manage field work effectively and efficiently.

  • Coordinate and schedule field services tasks for the Northern Alberta landscape architectural team.

  • Coordinate the City inspection application and documentation process.

  • Advocate for the landscape practice by participating in Urban Development Institute (UDI) – Edmonton.

Design Support

  • Work with project teams during detailed design to ensure that projects are constructable and properly documented for contractor clarity.

  • Provide detailed design expertise, based on practical field experience.

  • Preparation of opinions of probable costs, including quantity take-off.

  • Preparation of tender package including bidding documents and written specifications.

Construction Administration

  • Preparation of site reports, meeting minutes, change orders and other items are required to properly document construction efforts.

  • Processing contractor progress payments.

  • Work with the contractors, clients, and project team during construction to meet our client’s and governing musicality’s project requirements.

  • Develop positive relationships and ensure positive resolutions with all project contacts.

  • Be aware of, and responsible for, your individual site safety and Stantec staff when visiting sites.

  • Qualifications

    Your capabilities and credentials

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft software including, Excel, Word and Outlook.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Civil3D.

  • Experience with project management and/or scheduling software (i.e. Microsoft project) a bonus.

  • Working knowledge of local construction specifications and codes.

  • Local experience in working with surrounding municipalities. Working with private developers will be considered an asset.

  • Excellent soft skills in regard to leadership, mentorship, and communication with both clients, municipal representative and staff.

  • Excellent oral, written, and communication skills. Ability to present ideas and lead strategic discussions.

  • The ability to think strategically, improve processes, and find efficiencies.

  • Education and Experience

  • 8 years of fulltime experience in the construction or design trades with experience in landscape architecture, parks, and open space projects.

  • A technical diploma in landscape architecture, civil engineering, architecture, or construction/project management is a requirement. Candidates who do not meet this requirement may be considered if they have an exceptional level of related work experience.

  • A degree in landscape architecture, civil engineering, architecture, or construction/project management will be considered an asset.

  • This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

    Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best

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