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Landscape Architect
PEA Group Detroit, MI
$84k-117k (estimate)
Full Time | Business Services 4 Months Ago

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PEA Group is Hiring a Landscape Architect Near Detroit, MI


The Landscape Architect is responsible for planning, site design, and landscape design and providing technical expertise for various land development projects.


  • Collaborates with internal and external clients on the landscape design packages for projects such as; healthcare facilities, regional trails, urban plazas, residential developments, large commercial centers, and corporate campuses.
  • Analyzes data on conditions such as site location, drainage, or structure location for environmental reports or landscaping plans.
  • Integrates existing and proposed land features and structures into designs.
  • Prepares construction documents for design implementation using CAD software including landscape plans, hardscape plans and specifications.
  • Produces presentation graphic including plans, sections, and perspectives utilizng 3d rendering software.
  • Selects appropriate materials for use in landscape designs.
  • Prepares landscape plans, site plans, hardscape details, construction drawings, site analysis, and presentation graphics.
  • Reviews landscape work to ensure compliance with specifications, evaluates quality of materials or work.
  • Checks landscape project progress to ensure that it adheres to plans.
  • Coordinates the preparation of project drawings, exhibits, and calculations with other engineers, designers and technicians.
  • Provides training, and mentoring to the junior LA staff.
  • Presents project plans or designs to clients, or stakeholders including government agencies or community groups.
  • Communicates with project team members, client representatives, review agencies and others as appropriate to the project.
  • Seeks appropriate guidance in resolving various project related issues.
  • Manages time effectively, organizes, and works on multiple projects simultaneously in order to meet project deadlines and client needs.
  • Visits project sites to review conditions as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties assigned.


Formal Education, Licenses and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program.
  • Licensed Landscape Architect or ability to obtain

Knowledge and Experience

  • 3-7 years of experience preparing schematic design, design development, and construction documents for various site development projects.
  • Experience with preparation of hardscape and landscape plans for site plan approval and construction documents.
  • Technical knowledge of landscape architectural construction including codes and development regulations.
  • Working knowledge of typical computer software programs used for landscape design (AutoCAD, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Sketchup, Lumion etc.)

Competencies and Personal Attributes

  • Excellent verbal, written, and graphic communication skills.
  • Willingness to perform work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Ability to manage a variety of tasks on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to mentor staff and foster a learning and growth environment.
  • Ability to plan and work independently and demonstrate good time management skills.
  • Job requires being cooperative with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, positive attitude.
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve, persistently complete assigned tasks efficiently and exercise sound business judgment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed mostly in office settings. Some outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites or public works facilities. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate drafting instruments, computers and various pieces of office equipment.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds.


This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and overtime as required.


Travel will be required to respective job sites and is primarily local during the business day.

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Business Services


$84k-117k (estimate)









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