ISG
  • 16-Oct-2017 to 15-Dec-2017 (CST)
  • Architecture
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Landscape Architect

 

LOCATION  

Minneapolis, MN 

JOB DESCRIPTION

With a rich 40+ year history of providing innovative architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning services, the Landscape Architect position plays an integral role supporting ISG's valued clients, markets, and supporting communication. With 100% of employees as owners, ISG's staff of 250+ professionals, spanning three states and serving clients nationwide, are in control of their own destiny and empowered to execute ingenuity every day. ISG's Landscape Architect plays an integral role in the multi-disciplinary team by managing all aspects of landscape, streetscape, and urban design projects. At ISG, you own part of an organization ranked as a top 500 firm by Engineering News Record and one recognized as a Hot Firm and Best Firm to Work for by the Zweig Group.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Perform professional level landscape architecture work related to the design, construction, and rehabilitation on various parks, landscaped areas, streetscapes, and urban design projects.
  • Liaison with clients, government and regulatory authorities, and contractors.
  • Prioritize overall project management and ensure successful project delivery.
  • Work under minimal supervision and manage complex landscape architectural projects requiring the use of independent judgement, initiative, and discretion.
  • Assist in the development of budgets, monitor expenditures, as well as resolving client service issues.
  • Develop, implement, interpret, and ensure compliance with rules and regulations, laws and codes, policies and procedures.
  • Project management responsibilities including preparing Request for Proposals (RFP's), evaluating proposals, and managing contractors and consultants.
  • Prepare and perform project presentations for clients, regulatory, and governing bodies;
  • Work on several projects at one time.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture.
  • PLA or ability to obtain in 6-12 months.
  • 2-5 years' of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and apply landscape design principles at a high level.
  • Thorough knowledge of plant species for urban settings, specifically in the upper Midwest.
  • Superior design skills including conceptual design.
  • A high level of technical and organizational skills accompanied by strong oral and written communications.
  • Exceptions presentation, hand drawing and computer skills with demonstrated expertise in Photoshop, Sketch Up, AutoCAD and 3D modeling skills desired.
  • Able to multi-task and establish priorities.
  • Previous project management experience.
  • Self-directed and can work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful past employment.

 

WHY ISG?

At ISG, we have fun. We don't settle for ordinary but focus on being intentional and extraordinary. We are positive and productive, looking for creative solutions vs. focusing on problems. We set the standards high and look to consistently exceed expectations. We provide opportunities to every team member, with a strong focus on mentorship and professional development. We build trusting relationships and respect our peers. We focus on five key principles and values that are instilled in each team member and relayed to clients: Responsive adaptable, flexible, intuitive, and agile; Creative inspiring, resourceful, and passionate; Ingenious expertise in action, unconventional knowledge, and inventive; Eager willing to go beyond what is expected, and open to new ideas and information; and Accountable true listeners, humble, collaborative, and open. For further information about ISG please visit us online at: www.is-grp.com

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