AECOM Graduate Landscape Architects Plymouth - Permanent - Immediate Start in Plymouth, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Belfast, Plymouth
We are currently seeking a Graduate Landscape Architect to join our Plymouth office to support our landscape planning and design team. As a member of one of the UK’s largest and most diverse landscape practices, you will take a key role on a range of regionally significant projects, including key regeneration, environmental enhancement and infrastructure schemes; along with opportunities to work on important national and international projects.
This role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a team which is growing and with strong links across many disciplines. You will be offered support to expand your experience and develop your career within a structured, friendly team environment. We will consider applicants with a desire to gain experience in UK based, LVIA and landscape planning work.
Our location within the heart of the South West Peninsular offers unique lifestyle benefits from magnificent beaches, National Parks and numerous Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The office is a short distance from the vibrant centre of Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, which is undergoing a renaissance. We support a range of social activities within the office campus, from lunchtime classes to our own gym along with out of office events and links to professional groups within the city. AECOM offers an extensive, highly flexible package of benefits and we would be interested to hear from applicants seeking either a part time or full-time role.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate an appropriate level of technical expertise in order to be able to carry out the following job/project accountabilities:
Assist in, project management responsibilities, including contractual, financial and programme management under the supervision of senior staff.
The ability and personality to establish strong working relationships with other members of the landscape team and internal/ external multi-disciplinary teams across the business.
Clear communication, including the ability to write concise technical reports and to contribute to conference calls, meetings and workshops.
Be client facing and respond to client requirements.
Produce or oversee the production of drawings and other technical documentation using appropriate software, with the necessary level of detail as required at various stages of development for LVIA, planning and design projects.
Assist in the Compilation of tender submissions.
Our Graduate Development Programme (GDP), along with our huge scope of projects across the globe, will challenge and inspire you to make a real difference to the world we live in. Our programmes form a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future. We have over 1,000 graduates on our programmes across the UK and Ireland, from over 30 different disciplines, and each and every one of them makes a tangible difference to the environment we all live and work in.
We will provide you with all the tools and support you need to achieve your professional development ambitions, including chartership with the relevant international professional institution – where we have graduates working towards over 30 professional institutions in the UK and Ireland. We demand the highest standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time. You will be assigned a mentor to support and guide your development, and undertake regular training modules throughout the programme. There will be on-the-job and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects with significant multi-disciplinary exposure.
Fluency in English and ability to communicate effectively.
Knowledge and understanding of the UK legal and planning system with respect to landscape architecture.
Excellent design skills.
Experience or desire to work on high quality landscape and/or townscape and visual impact assessments and appraisals.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
Experience of some or all of the following: AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Cloud, ArcGIS, AutoCAD Civils 3D, Revit, or ProjectWise.
Degree or Master’s in landscape architecture or equivalent.
Full UK driving license.
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 Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 211616BR
Clearance Required No
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.