Senior Landscape Architect

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Senior Landscape Architect
Location: Bellevue, WA
Category: Architecture & Interiors
Job ID: NOR0004QN

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Step into the future of Landscape Architecture with Jacobs Engineering. We are an industry leader in the built environment, boasting a dynamic team of designers, planners, biologists, and engineers in the Pacific Northwest. Our Ecosystem Restoration, Science, and Planning group is expanding, and our Landscape Architecture team is growing right along with it.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Landscape Architect who is self-motivated, team-oriented, and excited about career growth under collaborative team environments. As a successful candidate, you will lead and support a wide variety of projects, from urban and transportation projects to environmental restoration and green infrastructure design.

At Jacobs, we don’t just talk about inclusion and diversity – we live it. We empower our employee and community networks and offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

This position will support our Bellevue team but can be physically located in the greater Pacific Northwest region and work remote or hybrid model. The position can be based out of Jacobs’ Bellevue, Yakima, Spokane, Corvallis, or Portland offices.

Some of the responsibilities in this position may include:
•    Working in a dynamic interdisciplinary team environment, collaborating closely with engineers, landscape architects, architects, planners, and biologists.
•    Providing critical analysis to identify site constraints and opportunities to inform design.
•    Leading and directing project teams while overseeing design and project development.
•    Preparing plans, details, and reports for relevant project design elements.
•    Utilizing relevant software programs in preparing exhibits and complex working drawings; continue developing skills using software programs for design and drafting.
•    Preparing and/or managing illustrative exhibits for project proposals, concept development, and public presentations.
•    Communicating design concepts and technical information to clients, stakeholders, permitting agencies, and internal team members

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, and if eligible, a deferred compensation plan, and Executive Deferral Plan. We have an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for eligible full-time exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase company stock and have the opportunity to receive a performance discretionary bonus.
The base salary range for this position is $110,800 to $193,900. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations [add if remote]. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Here’s what you’ll need:

Landscape Architecture degree (BLA/BSLA/MLA) from an LAAB accredited institution
•    15 years of experience as a landscape architect and/or landscape designer
•    5 years of experience in the Pacific Northwest (WA, OR, ID AK).
•    Experience with planting, hardscape, and irrigation design
•    Strong graphic ability, and proficiency with MicroStation, AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite
•    Experience working as a Landscape Architect as part of a Design for Design Build Team.
•    Technically focused with demonstrated experience with developing Contract Documents, including plans, details, and specifications
•    Knowledge of the native plant communities of the Pacific Northwest, as well adapted and non-invasive ornamental species well adapted to this region.
•    Excellent interpersonal skills to work well with co-workers, contractors, and other internal and external associates.
•    Staff must reside in the Pacific Northwest (WA, OR, ID AK) and must be capable of meeting project-specific workload demands.

Ideally, you’ll also have:
•    Professionally licensed as a Landscape Architect in Washington state
•    Demonstrated project experience in Design Build project delivery
•    LEED GA/AP, SITES AP, ENV SP, and/or DBIA credentials
•    Desire to lead teams, win work, and drive business development.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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