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Senior Landscape Architect

Senior Landscape Architect

  • Location

    Riyadh

  • Sector:

    Architecture & Design

  • Job ref:

    TL-104

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-28

Our client are a leading Architecture and Engineering company who have completed many building and infrastructure projects in the Middle East and Africa. They are looking for a Senior Landscape Architect to join their team in the Riyadh office.

You will be responsible for:

  • Creating and developing designs for landscaped environments for major land developments, public spaces, business parks, building sites, recreational lands, and private gardens, from initial concept through design development to detailed design and tender documents
  • Supervise and provide direction to the Landscape Architects and CADD Technicians and ensure the technical quality and timely completion of all design work, coordination of plans and specifications with the other disciplines
  • Mentor and monitor the project landscape team during the development of design works and control man-hours assigned to landscape team
  • Prepare landscape and hardscape specifications, selection of materials, and selection of plants and contribute to the cost estimation process
  • Provide input to site supervision of landscape construction works such as; answer requests for design clarifications, review material submittals, attend site meetings and perform site inspections
  • Analyse environmental impact studies, and traffic related reports information

Core Competencies

  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of landscape architecture, knowledge of coordination of landscaping works with associated engineering systems, including utilities, irrigation and external lighting
  • Experience in local plant species
  • CADD, 3D and Photoshop user ability
  • Knowledge of international codes and standards

Key Requirements

  • BA Honors degree or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture and post-graduate Diploma
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in design of large landscape projects from concept and preliminary stages to construction documentation
  • LEED experience
  • Good freehand presentation skills are essential
  • Fluent in English