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Jacobs Junior/Intermediate Landscape Architect in Kitchener, Ontario

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:

At Jacobs, we don’t settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference. 

As a Junior/ Intermediate Landscape Architect based in our Kitchener office , you’ll have the opportunity to work within a collaborative interdisciplinary team environment, working closely with engineers, landscape architects, architects, planners, and biologists on projects for a diverse client base. You’ll learn from highly skilled and experienced members of our team to solve a range of problems as you grow your career. You’ll prepare plans, details and reports for project design elements; utilize relevant software programs in preparing exhibits and complex working drawings; assist in the development of proposals and project deliverables; and communicate design concepts and technical information to clients, stakeholders, permitting agencies, and internal team members.

Working together, we’ll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future – big and small, global and local.  

You’ll be working mainly from home (unless you prefer coming into the office), with the expectation to travel for client /site meetings and occasional team meetings.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Landscape Architecture program

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a landscape architect and/or landscape designer

  • Experience with planting, hardscape, and landscape grading design

  • Advanced design skills

  • Comprehensive graphic ability, and experience with AutoCAD and Photoshop

  • Full member of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA)

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

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

• Relevant project experience



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.