The world is rapidly changing, and the design industry is uniquely poised to improve the health of communities through strategic planning and thoughtful design. RK&K’s Healthy Communities Team is focusing on being a positive, supportive force in this new environment. We are hiring a new teammate who is enthusiastic about active transportation, revitalizing communities, and engaging with the public.
As a Landscape Architect at RK&K, you will work mostly from our beautiful Baltimore, MD office and will coordinate with other offices throughout the firm. To be successful in this role you will need to be willing and able to switch hit as an architect and designer on a variety of projects from roadway planting plans, site development design, park site development, complete street concepts and design, urban design, corridor studies, trail master plans, bicycle and pedestrian plans and graphics support
Responsible for the planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating of technical aspects of active transportation projects
Develop landscape concepts
Prepare Site Studies and Reports ,Master Plans, Streetscape concepts, Planting Plans
Document layout and production, photo simulations, rederings, concept design, producing construction docs, drawing details.
Write and Prepare Project Specifications
Prepare Construction Cost Estimates
Craft Compelling Graphics (Page Layout, Sections, Photo simulations, Plan Renderings)
Coordinate with GIS Team to Craft Compelling Maps and Diagrams
Communicate Clearly and Effectively at Public Input Events
Support Project Managers with Meetings Material Development, Meeting Summaries, and Final Deliverables
Minimum 5-7 years of experience as a Landscape Architect supporting transportation projects
Proficiency in AutoCAD and GIS
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
Experience and knowledge of Maryland (and surrounding state) guidelines for approved plant species, stormwater design and ROW
Excellent Writing and oral communication skills
Must have a portfolio and/or work samples
Ability to work hand in hand with a multi-disciplinary team and engage with the public
Bachelors Degree in Landscape Architecture or related
Active in local agencies and organizations
Familiarity with bicycle, pedestrian, and trail design guidelines and best practices
Preferred Education and Experience:
Masters degree in Landscape Architecture
Certification, AICP or related
Familiarity with way finding
Proficiency in SketchUp, Revit or other 3D modeling software
Proficiency with Lumion or other rendering software
Experience with ArcGIS
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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