Landscape Designer II (Land Development)

  • Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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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

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