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Senior Landscape Architect - BETA Group Inc.

Are you a motivated and career-minded creative designer looking for a new challenge? BETA Group, Inc. has an immediate full time opening in our Norwood, Massachusetts office for a talented landscape architect with a collaborative approach to design who will thrive in BETA’s team-oriented environment. This role will provide you with the opportunity to quickly move forward on a project management career path as you play an active role in the growth and success of BETA’s landscape architecture practice. Come join our multi-disciplinary, employee-owned firm as we work on award-winning projects throughout the region.

Main Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Site visits, evaluation and analysis

  • Prepare schematic packages, conceptual designs and Master Plans

  • Prepare presentation graphics and renderings. Hand drawing skills are a plus!

  • Prepare construction document computer drawings including layout and materials plans, site detailing, planting and grading plans

  • Work with engineers to deliver an integrated approach to project success

  • Prepare specifications and cost estimates

  • Interact with clients and collaborate with varied disciplines, municipalities, and agencies

  • Participate at public meetings

  • Assist in mentoring of junior staff as the landscape architecture group grows

  • Assist with business development efforts

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture (BLA) from an accredited program. Master’s degree is a plus!

  • 12 to 15 years of experience

  • Registered Landscape Architect in Massachusetts (other state licenses are a plus)

  • Must have exceptional design and graphic skills

  • Must have strong communication, written, and oral presentation skills and experience

  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-Up, InDesign, Lumion, and Microsoft Office

  • Proficiency in site and planting design, grading, detailing, and cost estimating

  • Experience in construction support services

Landscape Architect - City of Providence Parks Department

Under the direct supervision of Senior Landscape Architect, the Landscape Architect will assist at an advanced level to manage projects and provide design deliverables including CAD and GIS based plans  and specifications for designated playground, waterpark and park improvements projects.  

 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct site reconnaissance of parks as needed to create existing condition plans  

  • Assemble base plans for park improvement projects that may include GIS information, previous or historical plans, consultant or vendor plans, aerial imaging, or professional surveys 

  • Preparation of  CAD drawings from concept to full construction documents including but not limited to demolition, site construction, grading and drainage, planting, site sections, details and as‐built plans 

  • Preparation of conceptual graphics for visioning and presentations, whether computer‐generated or  hand drawn 

  • Perform Construction Management and field work including review and approval of submittals, attendance at weekly site progress meetings, documenting construction progress, and project close‐out   procedures  

  • Assist with supervision of landscape designer/draftsperson for adequacy and correctness of the work

  • Perform other related duties as assigned  Minimum Qualifications 

 

1. Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited college or university

2. Computer literate in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office software, Suite, Photoshop  

3. 5‐10 years work experience with municipal project types 

4. Registered Landscape Architect with RI stamp 

5. Experience managing large scale projects 

6. Ability to communicate effectively and courteously  

7. Experience working with neighborhood groups and public officials 

8. Ability to follow safety protocols when inspecting construction sites 

9. Must possess and maintain a valid State Driver's license  

10. Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job 

11. Familiarity with Providence Parks system preferred 

posted 4/19/21

 

Landscape Designer / Draftsperson - City of Providence Parks Department

 

 

Under the direct supervision of Senior Landscape Architect, the Landscape Designer & Draftsperson will  provide design deliverables of Parks Department improvements including CAD and GIS based plans for  public bid purposes and Illustrative images for public presentations.  

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct site reconnaissance of parks as needed to create existing condition plans  

  • Assemble base plans for park improvement projects that may include GIS information, previous or  historical plans, consultant or vendor plans, aerial imaging, or professional surveys 

  • Preparation of  CAD drawings from concept to full construction documents ‐ including but not limited to demolition, site construction, grading and drainage, planting, site sections, details and as‐built plans 

  • Preparation of conceptual graphics for visioning and presentations, whether computer‐generated or  hand drawn 

  • Assist with the growth of construction detail CAD library that coincides with specifications, RIDOT  standards, and DPW standards 

  • Assist with management of archival system for historical plans and system for future archiving of project  hard copy and electronic files 

  • Update Parks Maintenance Document website

  • Perform other related duties as assigned 

1. Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited college or university  

2. Computer literate in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office software, Suite, Photoshop  

3. 3‐5 years work experience in similar capacity  

4. Ability to communicate effectively and courteously  

5. Experience working with neighborhood groups and public officials 

6. Must possess and maintain a valid State Driver's license  

7. Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job 

8. Familiarity with Providence Parks system preferred 

posted 4/19/21