Sep 12, 2019
Senior Landscape Architect Qatar Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Senior Landscape Architect plans, creates and manages Landscape Architectural design that is well considered, safe, functional, technically accurate and as creative as possible with respect to client’s briefs, without compromising on the laws and regulations of that given area where the construction will be undertaken. Demonstrates advanced technical knowledge in Landscape Architectural discipline and broad knowledge of other design disciplines (Urban Planning / Architectural / Engineering). Capable of independent evaluation, selection, application, adaptation and modification of standard Landscape Architectural techniques, procedures, and criteria to achieve high level of design output. Develops design solutions, high quality presentation drawings, and technical packages from concept design, through design development, final design to tender and contract documentation. Attends site to assist with supervision of installation of the contract works. Performs the full range of professional Landscape Architectural activities with a high degree of technical judgment, imagination and resourcefulness. Reports status of assigned projects and all circumstances that could effect projects or clients to senior management. Develops well resolved, innovative, and creative conceptual design of the Landscape Architectural elements of an assigned project. Plans, coordinates and undertakes the presentation of conceptual design. Plans, schedules, conduct, undertake and coordinate detailed phases of the Landscape Architectural elements of an assigned project. This includes but not limited to the preparation of original designs, layouts, details, drawings and specifications. Coordinates Landscape Architectural efforts in assigned areas with specialty groups, engineering disciplines, the client, vendors, contractors, construction and other divisional groups. Ensures effective communication and coordination on assigned projects between all disciplines, stakeholders and the client or client’s representative. Maintains regular contact with all assigned project clients, strives to develop best possible working relationship and client satisfaction. Analyzes and reports on the suitability of materials, techniques and/or difficult coordination requirements. Demonstrates knowledge of the application of Landscape Architecture / Engineering to ensure constructability and economic rationalism is applied to construction methods and materials. Makes site inspections to assigned projects independently, assists with material approvals and construction approvals to ensure highest level of finish is achieved. Provides technical direction and on-the-job training of assigned personnel, CAD technicians and 3D animators and provides input for their performance evaluation. Keep abreast of industry specific technological, environmental and social developments. Skill in conveying design concept via hand drawn sketches and drawings. Skill in analyzing and identifying Landscape Architectural elements in designs for conformance with applicable standards, policies, codes, cost efficiency and program objectives for compliance with design requirements and acceptable architectural practice. Skill in maintaining effective working relationship with co-workers, management, clients & client representatives, stakeholders and agencies. Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands. Skill in effectively managing subordinate staff, delegating tasks and authority. Skill in reading and evaluating design drawings, technical reports and data. Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications. Skill in general office organization and operation, including cataloguing, library development, and sourcing for materials. Performs other duties as assigned or required. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS Degree in Landscape Architecture with minimum 10 years experience with landscaping design for roadway, single site design (including retail, commercial, restaurant, office, institutional, etc.) and other civil projects. Professional registration is preferred at this level. Ideal candidate should have good design and presentation skills, creative ability, imagination and enthusiasm, good observation skills, an eye for details, strong ability to project manage and track all components of a project as related to Landscape and beyond. Excellent communication skills - ability to communicate in graphic, verbal and written form. Team player (working with those at various organizational levels). Take direction well and implement changes as necessary. Ability to do conceptual plans and presentations. Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment. Strong desire to be the best and produce the best work. Proficient in computer programs – AutoCAD, MicroStation, Adobe PhotoShop (is a plus), Sketch-Up, 3D Studio Max (is a plus), PowerPoint, Indesign (is a plus) _ Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today. Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT. For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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