Jacobs Landscape Architect in Wokingham, United Kingdom

Landscape Architect

Description

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

Our Environment, Maritime & Resilience business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India.

In order to respond to our growing business needs and future development aspirations we are looking to recruit experienced and recently post graduate Landscape Architects into our Bristol, Croydon, London, Manchester and Winnersh (Reading) offices.

Successful candidates will be required to contribute towards a broad range environmental master planning, landscape design and landscape assessment projects. Our current workload includes a mix of major infrastructure and regeneration based commissions in both the public and private sector with potential for overseas work.

What we Offer:

  • Competitive salary and flexible benefits package

  • An exciting opportunity to work on major projects of national significance.

  • Career development within a stimulating multi-disciplinary environment.

  • Flexible working

What we’re looking for:

In order to respond to our growing business needs and future development aspirations we are looking to recruit a number of Landscape Architects.

Qualifications

Experienced Landscape Architects

Essential:

  • Diploma/Masters in Landscape Architecture.

  • Chartered Membership of the Landscape Institute.

  • General experience of environmental masterplanning, design and LVIA for infrastructure and regeneration based projects.

  • Strong communication, written and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work both in multidiscipline teams and independently.

  • Experience of mentoring less experienced team members.

  • Relevant experience and working knowledge of:

  • UK legislation, planning and EIA process

  • LVIA in accordance with the latest best practice guidance including GLVIA3, Highways England DMRB and relevant IANs

  • Landscape character assessment and environmental site appraisal

  • Contract specification and on-site supervision including acting as employers representative.

  • AutoCAD and Adobe software packages (including Photoshop).

Desirable:

  • Civils 3d, 3d Studio Max software packages

Recently Post Graduate

Essential:

  • Diploma/Masters in Landscape Architecture.

  • Working towards Chartership of the Landscape Institute on the Pathway to Chartership.

  • Interested in and possibly some experience of environmental masterplanning, design and LVIA.

  • Strong communication, written and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work both in multidiscipline teams and independently.

  • Interested in and knowledge of:

  • Competence in AutoCAD, Keyscape and Adobe software packages (including Photoshop).

  • UK legislation, planning and EIA process

  • Knowledge of LVIA in accordance with the latest best practice guidance including GLVIA3

  • Landscape character assessment and environmental site appraisal

  • Knowledge of Civils 3d, SketchUp, 3D Max

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘ BeyondZero ’.We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering)initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred oninclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:

http://www.jacobs.com/join-us#grow-with-us

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

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Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Wokingham

Req ID: BIA0000GC