Landscape Architect – Central Belt

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An exciting opportunity has become available with one of our long standing clients based in the central belt. Our client is looking for a Landscape Architect to come join them on a full-time, permanent basis. This opportunity would ideally suit someone who has 1-2 years experience, however those who with less are also welcome to apply as full training will be provided.

Due to continued project wins and a refined focus within their specialist area, our client is looking for a like-minded Landscape architect to join their established team based in the central belt. You will be joining a team that has a passion for supporting the transition to net zero and a keen interest within the renewable energy sector. As a landscape architect you will be involved in projects which focus on renewable energy and electricity transmission infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Environmental & Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA) which will support projects seeking to respond to environmental challenges which are impacting todays society.

As a Landscape Architect you will be responsible for the below:

  • Baseline studies
  • Collaborate with other environmental specialists on projects
  • Liaise with inhouse EIA specialists
  • Regular site visits to undertake visual and landscape surveys
  • Background data collection
  • Participate in external and internal team meetings related to projects and on going studies
  • Liaise with internal staff to prepare materials for presentations to a range of external stakeholders.
  • Prepare relevant visuals and figures to present both physically and written.
  • Prepare and assist where necessary of presentation materials.
  • Prepare supporting documentation and project inputs for the relevant LVIA chapters.

As a Landscape Architect you will be joining a successful organisation which is knowledge rich in a number of specialist sectors including, renewable energy, energy transmission infrastructure and pumped storage. You will have the opportunity to develop your current skills and grow alongside a market leading organisation and ensure their reputation is sustained within their competitive market. Our client offers market leading training and you will quickly become a valuable asset to their growing team.

The key skills / knowledge / experience required:

  • Degree in a relevant discipline – Landscape Architecture etc. (Degree / Masters)
  • Previous experience of AutoCAD, ArcGIS. Any other packages are welcomed.
  • Previous experience / knowledge of LIVA work
  • Chartership status or pursing the pathway to chartership
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of UK Planning policies, systems and legislation
  • A keen interest in grid sectors and the renewable energy industry
  • Must be able to adapt to changing project requirements
  • Good creative skills would be advantageous

To apply for this job email your details to carla.guest@kbmresourcing.com.

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