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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

SALARY                           Competitive

LOCATION                       Based in Head Office (Pitstone)

REPORTS TO                   Head of Design

 

OVERVIEW

The Landscape Architect is an exciting role within our landscape design company – responsible for working on a variety of residential and commercial projects at all stages, from concept design through to construction. From roof terraces and family gardens, to country estates and heritage landscapes, you’ll also have the opportunity to work on high-end mixed use developments and public landscapes for schools and hospitals.

You’ll be confident, conscientious and someone with a can-do attitude. You’ll have a structured, proactive and creative approach to design and project development and will be comfortable working closely with other senior designers in the team. You’ll also take a keen interest in your work and will be confident working in a complex and fast-paced environment.

For an ambitious and dedicated Landscape Architect, this is an exciting career opportunity to develop personally and work with the best in the business in a progressive and creative company.

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You’ll help to prepare the design and drafting of landscape projects both by hand and using AutoCAD, Sketch Up, Lumion and Photoshop
  • You’ll render and amend drawings
  • You’ll produce construction detail drawings and assist with tender packages
  • You’ll undertake site visits, paying particular attention to Health and Safety practices
  • You’ll work with other consultants and will attend meetings where needed
  • You’ll liaise with clients and attend meetings when needed by senior members of the team
  • You’ll respond to new enquiries
  • You’ll work within budgets and meet client requirements
  • You’ll generate specifications, presentations and other documents as part of the design process
  • You’ll attend regular CPD sessions and events, including design crits and knowledge sharing sessions in the office
  • You’ll work closely with other members of staff including designers, foremen, site and maintenance operatives, and the admin team

 

YOUR SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • You’ll have a degree in landscape architecture, but we’ll also welcome experienced garden designers with a diploma in garden design and a strong interest or experience in landscape architecture
  • You’ll have 2 – 5 years experience working in a landscape design office
  • You’ll be confident in producing presentation and detail drawings both independently and with instruction
  • You’ll have strong conceptual and design skills
  • You’ll have a good knowledge of planting and technical skills
  • You’ll be experienced in using AutoCAD, InDesign, Sketch Up and Photoshop. Any experience in Lumion and BIM would be beneficial too
  • You’ll be fluent in both spoken and written English
  • You’ll be organised, analytical and manage your time efficiently
  • And ideally, you’ll have a full clean driving license

To apply & find out more about this role – please send in your CV and portfolio using the link below.

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CONSTRUCTION & LANDSCAPE OPERATIVE

 

SALARY                           Competitive + benefits

LOCATION                      Based on site (M25 + 25 miles)

REPORTS TO                   Director of Construction

 

OVERVIEW

We’re looking for a Construction and Landscape Operative to join our landscape design company.

Specifically, we’re looking for someone who is confident, highly motivated and with a can-do attitude. Most importantly, you’ll have excellent attention to detail and you’ll want to gain additional knowledge and experience in hard and soft landscape construction.

This is an active role and you’ll be working on a diverse mix of both private and commercial construction sites in some of the most desirable locations in London and the Home Counties. However do be aware that you’ll be working on site, including navigating around excavations and rubble, even in poor weather.

For an ambitious and dedicated Construction and Landscape Operative, this is an exciting career opportunity to work with the best in the business in a progressive and creative company.

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You’ll load and unload material, often needing to navigate the terrain of the construction site
  • You’ll operate heavy machinery, including construction vehicles
  • You’ll keep the site clean and safe of hazards
  • You’ll be involved in groundworks, including excavations, foundations, drainage and services
  • You’ll mix mortar and concrete for paving installation, using a variety of materials and techniques
  • You’ll assist with carpentry works
  • You’ll help with tree planting, including semi-mature trees
  • You’ll ideally have the experience and certification to operate an excavator and other heavy machinery
  • You’ll support general horticultural works, including ground preparation, planting, seeding and laying turf

 

To apply & find out more about this role – please send in your CV using the link below.

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GARDEN MAINTENANCE OPERATIVE

SALARY                           Competitive + benefits

LOCATION                      Based on site (Within M25)

REPORTS TO                   Director of Aftercare

 

OVERVIEW

We’re looking for a Garden Maintenance Operative to join our Landscape Design company.

Specifically, we’re looking for someone who is communicative, conscientious and experienced in garden maintenance. Most importantly, you’ll be enthusiastic to progress your horticultural skills and learning.

You’ll be working on a diverse mix of projects in some of the most desirable locations in London and the Home Counties. From our own landscape designs to high-profile designer projects and private spaces, you’ll be working in both domestic and commercial spaces.

For an ambitious and dedicated Garden Maintenance Operative, this is an exciting career opportunity to develop personally and work with the best in the business in a progressive and creative company.

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You’ll provide garden maintenance for an exciting mix of landscapes – from small gardens, to city courtyards, modern roof terraces and large country gardens
  • You’ll diagnose and treat problems in plants and keep disease under control
  • You’ll work with garden irrigation systems
  • You’ll liaise with clients – listening to their needs and ensuring satisfaction
  • You’ll work efficiently to tight deadlines, whilst keeping to health and safety and quality procedures

 

YOUR SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • You’ll have a working knowledge of plants and their needs, and how to diagnose disorders and treat problems
  • You’ll have strong communication skills – as you’ll need to provide great customer service, as well as being able to listen and effectively communicate with clients, staff and managers
  • You’ll be able to use a range of small machinery
  • And ideally you’ll have a full clean driving license

 

To apply & find out more about this role – please send in your CV using the link below.

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