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ENTRY LEVEL

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT /DESIGNER

INTERESTED?

 

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letter of interest, resume,
a portfolio, and references (3)
to:
Kathy Weykamp, Principal
kweykamp@edgewaterresources.com


Subject line:  ER Job Posting

Edgewater Resources is an international leader in resilient and innovative coastal and waterfront design and engineering. We are looking for a Landscape Architect / Designer to join the team in our St. Joseph, MI office who will work collaboratively within our interdisciplinary team to provide design and
production support on a wide variety of projects. Entry-Level Designers are expected to contribute in all phases of project work; from concept development and graphic production, to construction documentation and administration. Our offices in Michigan, Wisconsin and Florida provide opportunities to work on interesting projects in the Great Lakes Region as well as several locations nationally and overseas.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Landscape architectural and planning project support;

  • Work directly with landscape architects/project managers/and many disciplines in-house;

  • Participate in site inventory and analysis;

  • Assist with project research and data compilation to be used in design process;

  • Produce conceptual site planning and graphics (hand and digital), schematic/preliminary design plans and graphics, design development and construction documents plans and details;

  • Produce quantity take-offs and develop cost estimates;

  • Assist with technical specification preparation for bid documents;

  • Produce landscape compliance documents for land development projects;

  • Produce graphics and content for planning, marketing and technical documents;

  • Produce maps and graphic renderings in support of planning projects.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture or a closely related field

  • 0 to 3 years of experience preferred, but new graduates will be considered

  • Well organized, detail oriented, and highly motivated

  • Demonstrated experience with industry software applications (AutoCAD, Sketch Up, Lumion, Rhino, and Adobe Creative Suite).

  • Ability to travel periodically, primarily in state, to support project needs

  • Strong design and presentation skills

  • Highly motivated individual able to work independently as well as in a team environment

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Attendance/Punctuality – Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Follows through on scheduled work times; Always punctual.

  • Dependability – Commits to extended hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies supervisor with an alternate plan.

  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Asks for and offers help when needed

FTE BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance – Edgewater Resources contributes toward group Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance with great local/regional provider participation

  • Retirement Plan – Edgewater Resources provides Retirement and Financial Planning with percentage matching contributions

  • Health Savings Account contributions

  • Professional development assistance

  • Flexible schedule

  • Holiday and Paid Time Off