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Senior Landscape Architect

  1. Orlando
  1. Cities & development, Transportation

Senior Landscape Architect

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Landscape Design Group in our Orlando, FL office as a Senior Landscape Architect.


Under general direction, serves as a recognized specialist in landscape architecture throughout the Company, providing advice on the resolution of major technical problems of marked importance to the organization. Provides technical expertise on programs and projects with substantial fees, developing standards for diverse activities.


  • Analyzes projects and solves major technical problems or makes cost-effective recommendations.
  • Develops landscape architectural standards and guidelines.
  • Determines program or project objectives and requirements.
  • Provides consultation and advice.
  • Markets company services.
  • Has heavy responsibility for success of program or project, conformance to budget and quality control.
  • Conducts technical training workshops and serves as mentor to less experienced landscape architects and other technical professionals.
  • Routinely manages projects.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Landscape Architecture; MLA or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Landscape Architects with fifteen years' experience with Bachelor's degree or fourteen years' experience with Master's degree; typical incumbent has fifteen to twenty years' experience.
  • Experiences working with Resorts and Municipalities is highly desired.


  • Persuasive ability plus strong technical writing and communication skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees; may be eligible for project management training.


  • Registration as a Licensed Landscape Architect is required; National CLARB registration desired.


  • Must demonstrate experience in project management, client relations and project team collaboration.
  • Strong freehand illustration and rendering skills
  • Must have a good understanding of Florida’s landscape materials and specifications
  • Experienced and proficient designer with expertise in master planned communities, urban design, and construction documentation including grading and construction detailing
  • Must demonstrate excellent writing and oral presentation skills
  • Must be proficient in Auto CAD and Adobe Suite; Sketch Up are highly desired

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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