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Landscape Architect
  Detroit, MI  

Job Category:

Municipal Services

Position Type:

Full-Time

Min Education:

BA/BS Landscape Architecture

Minimum Experience:

25 years

Ref ID:

1911


LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

DETROIT, MI


Position Description:


We are looking for a LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT to join our MUNICIPAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT to improve infrastructure in our DETROIT office. Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture, excellent customer service skills, ability to multi task, capable of working in a high stress environment, and possess basic data processing skills. Excellent organizational and follow up skills are also required. Individuals must be self-motivated and able to work well with others. A flexible hybrid-remote work schedule available after 90 days of employment. Typical responsibilities include:


  • Perform technical design of job (urban design, public space design, land development, recreation projects, etc.) from schematic design through construction document phase
  • Develop design plans for urban planning, park and urban design projects
  • Articulate ideas through hand sketching and delineation
  • Prepare renderings and maps
  • Prepare construction documents
  • Assist in master plan analysis
  • Assist in writing proposals and making technical presentations
  • Research existing land use
  • Perform site analysis
  • Prepare project specifications
  • Research and complete permits as necessary
  • Assist in construction cost estimating
  • Attend various meetings (client, staff, public, etc.)
  • Maintain a safe working environment


Education:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture required


Skills/Experience:


  • 25 years of related experience required

 
 

About Wade Trim:

Wade Trim is committed to maximizing the value of infrastructure investments. We've been solving complex engineering challenges for nearly a century. We customize our work approach to fit each project using a collaborative, friendly style to deliver solutions our clients can stand behind.

Our supportive culture recognizes and strives to fulfill collective client, company, and individual needs. Mentoring and building skills of Wade Trim staff is a priority. Frequent interaction among staff is encouraged, company leadership is easily accessible, and opportunities are provided for staff to help shape the firm's future through strategic planning. Work/life balance is supported through a flexible, hybrid work schedule that brings team members together in the office at least two days a week and connects them virtually when working from home.

To solve our clients' toughest challenges, we've devoted ourselves to delivering innovative solutions. Our Office of Applied Technology (OAT) is dedicated to seeking new technologies or ways to apply existing technologies to enhance value to our clients and positively impact communities. All staff are encouraged to share ideas and suggestions for innovative technologies or processes to adopt. This open-minded approach enables us to advance technology, foster innovation, and stay ahead of our clients' needs.

Wade Trim's success is shared by the employees that make it happen. Since our beginning, our firm has been 100% employee owned. This cultivates an ownership mindset that benefits our work approach, collaborative culture, and ability to deliver client solutions. We believe employee ownership drives the sustainability and growth of our firm and provides all our employees with opportunities for financial success.

What We Offer:

Our excellent salary and benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, education reimbursement, 401(k), performance bonuses, and an employee stock program. Employee Resource Groups and Programs offered include the Young Professionals Group, Women at Wade Trim, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Professional Development, Leadership Development, Rotation Program, Mentor Program, Sustainability Program, and Wellness Program.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in a friendly environment, please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section of our website at http://www.wadetrim.com/ and reference job number 1911.

Wade Trim is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.




 

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