Landscape Architect

Your Opportunity
Stantec is an award-winning practice with over 225 landscape architects and landscape architecture designers and technicians practicing in over 40 offices firm-wide. Our landscape architecture practice leads rewarding and transformational assignments within our 22,000-person interdisciplinary design firm. Our local and global presence provides extraordinary project opportunities for our staff. We offer a collaborative work environment and encourage research and development, creativity and innovation in the performance of our work. Stantec Landscape Architecture is firmly committed to design excellence in our core sectors: waterfronts, streetscapes, parks and plazas, campus planning and design, naturalized habitats, greenways, cultural facilities, sports venues and transportation enhancements.
Stantec's Dubai office is seeking a Landscape Architect to join our team. The successful candidate will participate with our interdisciplinary design team, manage assignments, provide critical urban and landscape architecture design experience, and interact with existing and prospective clients with exemplary communication skills and design acumen.
Your Duties
Working with Landscape Architects your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Creating conceptual visions for a variety of private and public-sector landscape architecture projects.
  • Concept design development and provide cost estimating, detail design services, contract document preparation and undertake various field services such as site inventories and construction inspection and reports
  • Management and production of project design drafting and detailing.
  • Illustration of design concepts and preparation of design reports.
  • Preparation and production of design and construction drawings and schematic illustrations
  • Design detailing in an accurate and efficient manner
  • Assisting in the preparation of schedules of quantity and cost estimates
  • Illustration of design concepts and preparation of design reports.
  • Ability to thrive in a multi-disciplined and multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to execute a project from concept through construction documentation
  • Cutting edge landscape design
  • Strong graphic capabilities
  • Attend client meetings and in-house meetings
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • A degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university or a combination of related education and experience.
  • 5 or more years of work experience
  • A sound understanding of landscape architectural design principles, practice, work requirements, and construction methods.
  • Ability to work in a team / multidisciplinary environment;
  • Strong verbal, written & graphic communication skills;
  • Good computer skills (AutoCAD, Revit, MS Excel and other graphic programs);
  • Experience in urban design, sustainable design and landscape/site planning & design
  • The Landscape Architect should be self-motivated, creative and able to work under minimum level of supervision within a heavy workload environment. Have sense of defining technical problems, collect appropriate and related data to establish solutions / results
  • The ability to acknowledge a crisis and take timely corrective action
  • Ability to make mid-project corrections as business conditions change
  • High level of computer literacy
Team Spirit:
  • Demonstrates the values and behavior aligned to Stantec Ethics & Code of Conduct.
  • Contributes to debate and generation of ideas to improve the productivity and reputation of the company.
  • Demonstrates ability to work and communicate effectively with other team members.
  • Positive feedback is received from colleagues and clients.
Work and client focus:
  • Ensures that Stantec applicable standard project procedures and protocols are followed.
  • Assists with preparation of the Client Communication Plan.
  • Documentation and technical support is delivered to agreed programme.
  • Develops knowledge and expertise of drawing and specification compliance with local industry standards.
  • Ensures all project tasks are delivered on time as agreed with project or team leader.
  • Monitors project progress by regularly monitoring project outputs to ensure project delivery, fee budgets and time frames are met.
Initiative and General:
  • Actively participates in team meetings/activities to discuss ways to achieve better results.
  • Applies appropriate Stantec design / technical tools and guidelines to all tasks.
  • Strives to learn and promote new CAD techniques that enhance efficiency and productivity.
  • Responds appropriately to performance feedback.
  • Attends seminars, lectures, private research and reading of current design and technical literature - towards an aim of achieving professional status.
Job ID 33471
# of Openings Remaining 1
Experience (Years) 5
Initial Posted Date 1/18/2018
Discipline Buildings Engineering

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