AECOM Senior Landscape Architect in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
A Senior Landscape Architect is expected to contribute to the practice strategy, develop innovative design processes, standards and methodologies for delivery of projects. In addition, have an understanding of the complex and sometimes difficult customer/market needs. Contributes to the development of project outcomes and coordinate the team to effectively manage the delivery and resourcing as agreed with the Director and clients.
Core competencies and requirements:
Has the ability to manage, coordinate, and lead smaller, less complex landscape design projects independently with less oversight. Understand roles within teams for the delivery of projects with clear understanding of the project’s roles and responsibilities. Prepares deployment based on the fee provided for review with the senior team.
Leads client meetings and take ownership of the deliverable structure and content.
Reads, qualifies, quantifies and graphic standards applicable to projects and design tasks. Determines the correct source of governance, sustainability standards, construction standards and regulatory guidelines per region.
Demonstrates a clear ability to deliver descriptive writing of landscape design principles, technical reports and guidelines.
Actively participates in internal and external workshops with ability to put together summary outcome reports. Leads teams of designers to prepare adequate material for workshops and client presentation following a clear story line set by design managers.
Delivers designs independently with direction from senior team.
Delivers entire technical landscape packages independently with review from senior team.
Understands all applicable authorities’ requirements and coordinates with various discipline’s technical inputs into a project.
Full understanding of the planting and irrigation requirements/standards and guidelines as per the region.
Provides updates for weekly studio/resourcing meetings.
Gain experience where possible on site for an ongoing landscape-built project and try to resolve key issues with the help of the senior team.
Understand bid requirements and able to support on putting together bids technical approach and methodologies while supporting on delivery structure, coordinating input and implementing commercial aspects of bids.
Organizes internal libraries and update project sheets for ongoing projects.
Develops innovative design ideas and solutions through digital tools and personal skills.
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. Understand and reviews the documents as per PDS deliverable (QA/QC checks).
Enhances standards of developed landscape design graphics (diagrams, photoshop and Lumion renders) across projects and documents the same for wider team use.
Orients, integrates, guides and mentors new lan
- min. 6 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, project management.
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. 253736BR
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.