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Landscape Architect

  • Company Hatch
  • Location Oakville
  • Published Feb 16, 2023
  • Closing Mar 31, 2023

Hatch is seeking a Landscape Architect to join its team of architects in Oakville, ON to assist with current and exciting future projects locally and support the US based Landscape Architectural practice. The Hatch Landscape Architecture team, located in Boston, MA is a center of excellence focusing on green infrastructure (GI) design, landscape architecture, sustainable site design, landscape restoration, urban forestry, and climate change resiliency. Our capability spans through the whole project lifecycle, comprising conceptual design, feasibility studies, basic and detailed engineering, construction administration, monitoring and long-term management.

Position Summary:

We are seeking candidates with a strong interest in sustainable landscape design that are well organized, thoughtful and creative. Candidates should be able to work independently as well as part of a diverse interdisciplinary team and have strong verbal, written and graphic communication skills. As Landscape Architect, you will progress design concepts through design development and work with the project team to produce Construction Documents. You will also provide task management, analysis, design and construction observation support for a wide range of local, national and international projects. The ideal candidate is a motivated individual who possesses the ability to work with an interdisciplinary team, takes initiative on tasks and coordinating with others, adheres to project deadlines, and demonstrates a good work ethic.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support our interdisciplinary team in the planning, designing, permitting and overseeing construction on a variety of site development and green infrastructure projects including transit developments, complete and green streets, parks and greenways, constructed wetlands, shoreline restoration and full site sustainable development
  • Task management; plan, organize, coordinate, review the work of junior staff, estimate manpower needs, and schedule work to meet completion date.
  • Oversee preparation of Contract Documents, review and prepare specifications and reports.
  • Support in the development of Construction Documents
  • Production of illustrative graphics, presentations and renderings
  • Construction oversight and field investigations

Desired Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Five-plus (5+) years of landscape architectural design experience
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Civil3D and Photoshop
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with BIM 360, ProjectWise, Revit, Bluebeam, Sketchup, Illustrator is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with LEED® and SITES® rating systems is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of native plants a plus
  • Portfolio or work samples will be required if considered for an interview
  • Must have valid driver’s license