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Mahan Rykiel Associates seeks Landscape Architect/ Civil Engineer With Transportation Focus


Mahan Rykiel Associates seeks a landscape architect/civil engineer with at least 5+ years of experience to join our transportation/civic team. Project types include streetscapes, transportation arterials and highways, design of public transportation environments, design of SWM facilities and associated planting plans. The candidate will assist with and lead projects interacting with allied consultants and various governmental transportation entities depending on the size and complexity of the assignment. Candidate must be familiar with SHA, MDOT and DelDOT standards and be very proficient predominately in MicroStation but also in AutoCAD. Candidate must also be proficient in using ProjectWise.Candidate should have a B.L.A or B.S. in Landscape Architecture or civil engineering.

Who We Are? 

Mahan Rykiel is an internationally recognized, woman-owned landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm committed to developing design solutions for our contemporary built environment. We are thinkers, collaborators, and innovators that seek to create places for people that are relevant, engaging and inspiring. 

Our passionate team of over 30 professionals deliver high quality, high value design solutions for our clients.  Mahan Rykiel’s diverse projects span geographic markets, scales and typologies with a portfolio that includes institutional and academic work, housing, hospitality, retail/mixed-use, parks, urban planning, resiliency and transportation. 



  • Competitive Salary and Paid Overtime 

  • Performance Based Bonuses 

  • Vacation and Sick Leave Commensurate with Work Experience  

  • (8) Paid Holidays  

  • Summer Hours/Schedule 

  • IRA Simple Plan 

  • Health, Dental and Life Insurance 

  • Flexible Spending Account 

  • Long Term Disability Insurance 

  • Potential Signing/Relocation Bonus 


What are We Looking For? 

Experience & Education: 

  • 5+ Years of Full Time Professional Experience 

  • Professional Licensure Desired or Working Towards Licensure 

  • Accredited Degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban Design or Related Field 

Professional Skills:  

  • Team player, thought leader, passionate and self-motivated professional 

  • Strong sense of design and detailing; experience in design and construction documentation with quality-built projects,

  • Collaborative thinking, Design coordination with internal and external teams and consultants,

  • Ability to work on multiple assignments, while mentoring junior staff and balancing project responsibilities.

Technical Skills & Expertise 

  • Excellent graphic (computer and/or hand), verbal, and written communication skills 

  • Excellent creative thinking and design ability 

  • Demonstrated experience in the development and coordination of construction drawings 

  • Proficient in AutoCAD 

  • Proficient in Revit, desired/not required 

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) 

  • 3D Modeling (Rhino, SketchUp, Lumion and Enscape), desired/not required 

  • Planting knowledge and site grading a plus 

Directions to apply: 

If you are passionate about design and looking for an opportunity to grow and lead while working on a broad range of project types, we are eager to hear more about you! 

Please send inquiries and your information to and include the following information: 

  • Letter of interest 

  • Professional Resume 

  • Project Portfolio with 3 (minimum) built project samples.  

  • Sample Construction Documents 2-3 sample sheets of construction plans and details 


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