Landscape Architect Designer

  • Charlotte, 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 Architect Designer

Join our growing Landscape Architecture team as an experienced Designer! In this role you will work under close supervision by a Project Landscape Architect, Project Engineer, and Project Manager. As a Designer you will perform studies, site analysis and/or conceptual designs, and supporting calculations / documentation. You will also coordinate the drafting of project elements for various clients.


This position will report to our Charlotte office on a hybrid work schedule. 

The Impact You Will Have
  • Collect and assimilate data and perform site research (zoning compliance, landscape ordinance, and site development standards), site analysis and/or conceptual site planning of project elements
  • Draw (Proficient in Civil CAD Drafting and Design) construction document details under the direction of others
  • Compute quantities and assist the project manager in preparing cost estimates
  • Assist the project manager with the production and coordination of master plans, conceptual site plans, and final construction documents on assigned projects
  • Maintain project files and other site-related project data and maintain records pertinent to the progress of the work
What We Are Looking For
  • Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture or related discipline required
  • Knowledgeable in AutoCAD Civil 3D and Microsoft Office products
    • 2-3 years of Civil CAD Drafting and Design experience with land development projects preferred
  • Have the ability to prepare illustrative color site plans using at least one of the following software: CAD, SketchUp, Revit, Lumion, or Photoshop
  • Demonstrated ability to work and collaborate in a team environment on challenging projects
  • Willingness to be adaptable to office and field inspection tasks
    • The position may include the need to perform Field Inspection and may require travel to project sites. 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written - e-mails, project memos, reports, etc.)
  •  A detailed and organized individual who thrives in environments that are deadline driven
  • Understanding of the design process, how to prepare and organize a set of drawings, and deliverables that typically are associated with each phase of design. Accountable for full project deliverables
  • Good problem-solving skills


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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