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Jacobs Landscape Designer in Bellevue, Washington

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Jacobs is an industry leader in the built environment and has a dynamic team of designers, planners, biologists, and engineers in the Pacific Northwest. We have a growing Landscape Architecture team that work collaboratively across disciplines and geographic regions. We are seeking a junior to mid-level landscape architect who is self-motivated, team-oriented, and excited about career growth under collaborative team environments. The successful candidate will lead and support a wide variety of projects. from urban and transportation projects, environmental restoration, and green infrastructure design. Jacobs is committed to workplace inclusion and diversity, empowers employee and community networks, and offers competitive salary and benefit package. This position will support our Bellevue team but can be physically located in the greater Pacific Northwest region and work remote or hybrid model.

Some of the responsibilities in this position may include:

  • Working in a collaborative interdisciplinary team environment, working closely with engineers, landscape architects, architects, planners, and biologists

  • Providing critical analysis to identify site constraints and opportunities to inform design

  • Preparing plans, details and reports for relevant project design elements.

  • Utilizing relevant software programs in preparing exhibits and complex working drawings; continue developing skills using software programs for design and drafting

  • Preparing and/or managing illustrative exhibits for project proposals, concept development, and public presentations.

  • Communicating design concepts and technical information to clients, stakeholders, permitting agencies, and internal team members

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $75,000 to $96,000 and is commensurate with experience relative to the position. For “remote” positions, salary to be offered is geographic dependent.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Masters or Bachelors degree from an accredited Landscape Architecture program

  • 1+ year of project experience in the Pacific Northwest (PNW).

  • Experience with planting, hardscape, and irrigation design

  • Strong graphic ability, and proficiency with AutoCAD and Photoshop

  • Demonstrated experience with developing Contract Documents, including plans, details, and specifications

  • Knowledge of the native plant communities of the PNW, as well as adapted and non-invasive ornamental species to this region

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate with team members, contractors, and other internal and external associates

  • Staff must reside in the Pacific Northwest (WA, OR, ID) and must be capable of meeting occasional site-specific workload demands, though most of the work will be done remotely.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Proficiency with MicroStation, ArcGIS, Revit or Sketch-up

  • Professionally licensed as a Landscape Architect

  • Demonstrated project experience in environmental mitigation, including stream restoration and wetland creation and enhancement

  • Demonstrated project experience in green stormwater infrastructure in urban environments

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.