AECOM Landscape Architect in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
A Landscape Architect is expected to contribute to the practice strategy, develop innovative design processes, standards and methodologies for delivery of projects. Support the needs of our clients and the business requirements.
Core competencies and requirements:
Has the ability to qualify, quantify, and graphically represents landscape and external works standards applicable to projects and design tasks. Determines the correct source of design standards, sustainability standards and regulatory guidelines per region and represents these key findings in the design reports.
Questions, analyses and validates design ideas following a thorough understanding of the site characteristics.
Proposes relevant design solutions for review and discussions with senior designer.
Undertakes market and desktop research objectives and topics according to project briefs or office thought leadership topics. Streamlines relevant research information and outputs for review by senior staff.
Understands the impact of integrating the work of other internal disciplines or external consultant/stakeholders in the design sequence as well as the deliverables output.
Identifies international and local benchmarks and precedents for further studies and steer the review effectively as per project requirements.
Structures landscape/public realm deliverables and reports according to the scope of services and deliverables.
Demonstrates a capability in descriptive writing of landscape design principles and guidelines.
Translates and represents innovative design solutions through digital tools and personal skills.
Delivers parts of a landscape deliverable (CD/ SD/ DD set of documents/reports) package independently.
Understands the planting and irrigation requirements/standards and guidelines as per the region.
Prepares material for external workshops.
Will typically have achieved or about to achieve professional membership with any landscape institute/organisation.
Be an advocate of quality procedures applicable to the Landscape Design Technical practice group and apply continuously thorough self-checks and reviews of deliverables before being shared for review.
Contributes to developing methodology for the proposals and able to assist the bid manager for tasks relating to landscape proposals.
Enhances teamwork spirit and ensures experience and knowledge is shared between landscape designers frequently.
Ensures all graduate landscape architects and other new landscape fresh recruits receive the required and needed support to meet the expectations of the tasks assigned to them and integrate well with the other team members
- min. 2+ years
Bachelors or master’s degree in landscape architecture, Urbanism, or other relevant area of expertise.
- Demonstrate expertise or can operate programs in: parametric modelling, BIM, Graphic tools
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Architecture and Design
Business Line DP&E
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Arab Emirates
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 253738BR
Additional Locations AE - Dubai, UAE - UBora Tower
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.