Landscape Designer II (Land Development)

  • Wilmington, NC
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Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you – don’t be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Landscape Designer II

Join our growing team as a Landscape Designer II. Our team is an energetic, dynamic group with diverse professional backgrounds. Our teammate will be energetic, motivated, ambitious, and a self-starter who is willing to take initiative and who wants to grow professionally in a vibrant, growing office of Benesch. We collaborate in a team atmosphere to produce top quality work and make our clients happy as their trusted advisor!

In this role you will work on an interesting portfolio of different types of landscape architecture and site development projects. This may include working with storm water, grading, master planning, environmental, ornamental planting and horticulture, irrigation, hydrology, and roadways. Projects that may be worked on include sports facilities, schools, parks, universities, public schools, healthcare facilities, churches, and more!

As a Designer II, you will use your skills and knowledge, and gain new skills, that will allow you to work alongside Project Managers to produce engineering models, analysis, designs, and supporting calculations and documents. You will also coordinate and produce drafting of projects elements for various clients. 


This position will report to our Wilmington office. 

The Impact You Will Have
  • Collect, organize, document, and communicate data and perform modeling, analysis, and/or design calculations of projects elements
  • Produce completed plans for permitting and construction as well as concept plans, advanced planning, and master planning under direction of others
  • Compute quantities and organize results in a way to effectively communicate with our clients as well as an understanding of supply chain relationships
  • Organize calculations to be included in design files, following project standards
  • Coordinate drafting of plan elements
  • Help produce a fully coordinated set of project documents including plans and specifications, inspections at project construction locations as well as pre-construction diligence
  • Develop cursory knowledge of applicable codes and standards and use of applicable CADD and Microsoft software
  • Help towards our goal to be one of the best companies in North Carolina as demonstrated by the qualities and accuracy of our design as well as the ability to provide our clients what they want so they can reach their objectives and goals
What You Will Need
  • Landscape Architecture degree or related discipline required 
  • Desire to work towards PLA in the future, preferred
  • Knowledgeable in AutoCAD Civil 3D is a must 
  • Demonstrated ability to work and collaborate in a team environment on challenging projects
  • Willingness to be adaptable to office and field inspection tasks 
    • This position may include the need to perform field inspection and may require travel to project sites 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and graphic (i.e., drafting fundamentals))
  • Detailed and organized individual who thrives in environments that are deadline driven


Explore the Benefits of working at Benesch! 

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Our benefits package is designed to take care of our employees. The health and wellness of our employees is essential to their success both personally and professionally. That is why we invest in our employees’ well-being by providing a comprehensive benefits package to help them live a healthy lifestyle. Each option can be customized to meet the needs of our employees and their families. 

Benesch offers a generous paid time benefits plan that increases throughout your career plus several paid holidays.  Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision benefits. We also include company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability plans. Benesch offers a 401K plan and profit-sharing contributions to the 401K plan with the potential of 9% total employer contribution to your retirement savings!! 

From insurance and retirement plan to our wellness programs, we provide employee benefits that meet your wants and needs. Click here to learn more about some of the benefits of working at Benesch! 

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We will be accepting applications on an ongoing basis until a candidate is found.

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