AECOM Entry level Landscape Designer in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Entry level Landscape Designer

United States of America - Massachusetts


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Entry Level Landscape Architect Designer for immediate employment in the Chelmsford, MA office. Our design practice provides a small studio feel with the resources and exposure available to us by being part of a multidisciplinary office including urban design, civil/site engineering, environmental remediation, architecture, and planning. While our group is based in Chelmsford, we support the northeast region, including our office in Boston.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Works in collaboration with other designers on a wide array of projects ranging from streetscapes, urban spaces, and environmental remediation to transit and highway projects.

  • Prepares documents and graphics for all phases of landscape architectural design, inclusive of site analysis, master planning, schematic design, design development and construction documents

  • Generate two dimensional and three dimensional design graphics

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture

  • Excellent design, visualization, and graphic skills

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and SketchUp

  • 3D model and rendering skills

  • Proficiency and passion for creating compelling design, with an ability to develop the work through the technical design phases

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite as well as overall strong computer proficiency

  • Ability to effectively manage time and self-edit work

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture

  • Construction administration experience/background

  • Experience in In-Design and/or ArcGIS

  • Strong knowledge/interest in plant materials

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.


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Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187035BR

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.