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Landscape Architect- Project Manager - Gilmore & Associates - Philadelphia, PA


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Job Information:

Company: Gilmore & Associates

 

Position Description:

We are currently seeking a full-time Landscape Architect/Project Manager for the Landscape Architecture Department in our Philadelphia Office to develop, design, lead, and manage a variety of urban and suburban projects including parks, playgrounds, recreation/athletic facilities, trails, corporate/commercial development, residential development, campuses, institutional projects, schools, green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) and streetscapes.     

 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and manage all phases of a project from concept through all design phases, construction documentation, specification preparation, bidding, and construction administration.
  • Project management duties include developing work plans, hours, and fees as well as managing project budgets and schedules.
  • Coordinate and manage the work of junior design staff as well as sub-consultants, including mentoring junior design staff.
  • Manage agency approval and community engagement process, including attendance and presentation (public speaking) at public meetings.
  • Prepare and assemble site analysis documents, concepts diagrams, and reports for projects.
  • Prepare site plans and construction documents (layout, grading, drainage, erosion control, planting, construction details, and specifications).
  • Coordinate design direction with senior level staff and management.
  • Prepare renderings and graphics for projects.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple clients/projects.
  • Market, sell and cross-sell professional services for all disciplines and office locations including assisting with proposal writing.
  • Establish new and maintain existing relationships with clients, subcontractors, etc.

 

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) or Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Architecture (BSLA).
  • 6 to 10 years of Landscape Architecture experience
  • Registered Professional Landscape Architect in Pennsylvania

 

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Possesses working knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop/Illustrator)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Exceptional graphic skills, both hand and computer generated
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of plant materials commonly used in the region
  • Knowledge construction materials and methods and assembly of construction/contract documents
  • Knowledge of grading and drainage design and stormwater management practices
  • Demonstrates the highest degree of ethical behavior and candor
  • Comfortable in working well with a team, as well as being an individual performer

 

Essential Position Requirements:

  • Occasional travel required
  • Ability to work additional and/or nonstandard office hours, as required

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