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Jacobs Landscape Architect - Site/Civil Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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.  Open to any office or location and remote work with travel nationally to site.

As a Landscape Architect in Philadelphia, PA, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with our Team Leader, Project Manager, or Department Manager on complex and novel assignments requiring design, planning, and landscape architectural solutions with state of the art thinking and techniques. This role will blend technical and administrative activities with multiple design teams of Architects, Engineers, other design professionals and/or sub-consultants and contractors that are in multiple locations across the US.

Key tasks include: Research, design, and planning on a variety of site planning, landscape architecture and master planning projects (i.e. campus & community plans, land use & master plans, and site design) for private and public clients.

Bring your creative and technical skills to: Plan layout of project and integrates architecture and planning elements (i.e. buildings and urban designs) into a unified design for client review and approval, administer construction contracts and conducts periodic on-site observation of work during construction phase, to monitor and insure construction complies with the architectural and/or planning plans provided, and prepare scale drawings and construction documents for landscape contractors.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

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.  

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Demonstrated experience as a landscape architect and/or landscape designer in professional commercial site design

  • Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture or Architecture

  • Demonstrated ability to collect, organize, interpret, and present data in creative ways to team members and clients

  • Experience working in GIS (ESRI v 9/10), CAD (Microstation or AutoCAD ), Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, and MS Office (including Power Point)

Ideally You'll Also Have:

  • Masters' degree

  • Experience with Land F/X and BIM (Revit)


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.