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Landscape Architect

United Kingdom-North West, United Kingdom-South East

Req#: 38763BR

Date published: 12-Jan-2019

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Water

Business Plan: ENS

Level: 129

Primary Purpose:
Black & Veatch are recruiting for a Landscape Architect to join either our Chester or Redhill office.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Black and Veatch Ltd. is one of the UK's leading engineering and environment consultancies, specialising in water, energy and environment projects.

With an expanding portfolio across the water, energy and transport sectors, we are looking for a Landscape Architect to join our growing team. This is an exciting opportunity be part of an award-winning landscape team and help to shape critical infrastructure projects across the UK and beyond. We pride ourselves on developing sustainable and innovative solutions, combining excellence in design with attention to detail to deliver multiple benefits for communities and the natural environment. We are a registered Landscape Practice with the Landscape Institute and hold the IEMA EIA Quality Mark.

We can offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits package, a new and modern office environment, and a supportive and friendly team. We provide mentoring and training to staff on the Pathway to Chartership, a commitment to CPD, and will pay for up to two Professional Institute subscriptions.

The role may be based in either our Redhill or Chester offices. Candidates will ideally be CMLI qualified, however we would like to hear from you if you feel you can fulfil the following:

• passion and advocacy for landscape and the natural environment
• enthusiasm for landscape appraisals, landscape planning, and LVIA
• strong design skills, from high level concepts through to detailed technical drawings
• landscape advice on major infrastructure projects including flood risk management, water utility, and renewable/ energy
• interest in ecological design and habitat creation
• ability to produce clear and persuasive landscape illustrations and visualisations
• articulate and confident in written and verbal communication
• effective liaison with project teams, clients, stakeholders and the public
• good organisational skills, and ability to work relatively independently
• AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite skills
• a degree and post grad diploma (or Masters) in landscape architecture
• a full UK driving licence

Full time and Part time will be considered for this role.

Minimum Qualifications:
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

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