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Intermediate Landscape Architect

Job Type:
Full Time
Posting Date:
2017-05-12
Deadline Date:
2017-07-14
Location:
Hamilton, ON
Company Name:
Bienenstock Playgrounds
Company Information:
Bienenstock Playgrounds is a world leader in the development of natural playgrounds. We’re committed and passionate about improving the experiences of children in their playgrounds, and sharing our expertise in design and construction. Our team includes award winning designers and educators who are united by their belief in the need to craft outdoor spaces that support children’s development through immersive experiences with nature. The ideal candidate would share in our commitment to providing top quality playgrounds to the children that will use them.
Job Details:

The selected candidate must have the following:

  • Extensive experience and ability to exhibit proficiency with AutoCAD at an advanced level
  • A minimum 3-5 years post-graduate professional experience in a design studio
  • Degree from an accredited university in Landscape Architecture
  • Demonstrated knowledge of landscape grading and drainage
  • Ability to read and produce technical drawings including construction details, grading and drainage
  • Strong understanding of construction processes and ability to communicate with construction team
  • Basic Microsoft Office Skills

Preference will be given to candidates with any of the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Full Membership (or eligibility) with OALA
  • Demonstrates superb organization ability and meticulous attention to detail
  • Demonstrated knowledge of different plant species
  • Sketchup and Lumion experience an asset but not required
  • Certificate in AutoCAD

Daily Tasks

  • Participating in the creative process
  • Producing construction detailing and documentation
  • Design team coordination
  • Transcribing hand-drawn sketches into AutoCAD
  • Producing cost estimates and quantity take-offs

Compensation

  • This is a full time, permanent position
  • Salary to be negotiated based on relevant experience

If you are interested, please submit a resume and portfolio to careers@naturalplaygrounds.ca

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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