Landscape Architect London

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    • Full Time
    • South East
    • Closing date: Jan 29, 2018

    Website TEP_Ltd The Environment Partnership (TEP) Ltd

    We are an award winning Environmental Consultancy

    The Opportunity:

    TEP is seeking to recruit Landscape Architects to join its design team in its London office, in Borough.  This is an excellent opportunity to join our talented team of designers working on a variety of interesting design projects across the UK and to develop your career and expertise in a supportive multidisciplinary practice.

    About TEP:

    TEP is an award-winning multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy employing landscape architects, town planners, EIA specialists, urban designers, landscape managers, ecologists, heritage specialists and urban foresters and other professionals working on a wide-ranging portfolio.

    TEP employs around 130 professional and technical staff.  Our head office is in Warrington, with a further three offices in London, Market Harborough and Gateshead.  We are all passionate about creating quality places for the benefit of people, nature and business.

    Our client base is very diverse and includes house builders, main contractors, National Grid, United Utilities, energy generation and infrastructure firms, Forestry Commission, many Local Authorities, National Trust, and a number of Community Forests.  Our work takes us across the British Isles.  Please look at our website www.tep.uk.com to see the type of projects we undertake.

    TEP has a creative, dynamic and skilled design team committed to producing distinctive, innovative and sustainable landscape designs.  All our designs are both sensitive to the environment and considerate of long-term management.

    Our design services include all aspects of hard and soft landscape, including planting design, habitat creation, construction detailing, public art co-ordination, project management, contract administration and CDM.

    In recent years we have undertaken a wide range of landscape design projects for:

    • Residential schemes

    • Commercial developments

    • School grounds

    • Historic landscapes

    • Public realm, parks and open spaces

     

    The Role and Requirements:

    We are seeking to recruit Landscape Architects to join our design team in London.  This is an excellent opportunity to join our talented team of designers working on a variety of interesting design projects in London and across the UK.  Our work ranges from large scale landscape frameworks through to detailed design and implementation for new developments and public realm.

    We are looking for individuals who display strong creative skills with the ability to take a pro-active role on projects.  You will have a sound knowledge of the UK planning system with experience in preparing information to support large planning applications, particularly within the housing sector.  You will be a good communicator, proficient at report writing, and with strong drafting and graphic skills.  You will be highly proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe suite and Sketch-Up and confident in producing hand drawn plans and sketches with which to communicate your ideas.  You will be a team player who is versatile and willing to co-operate and collaborate with other professionals.

    A sound horticultural knowledge and keen interest in planting design is highly desirable as well as having practical on-site experience, involving liaison with contractors and inspecting works on site.

    You will hold a post graduate degree in landscape architecture (or relevant subject) and have between 2 to 5 years professional experience.  You may be a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute or you may have the commitment and drive needed to work towards obtaining Chartered status.

     

    Person Specification

    Essential skills:

    Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant subject
    2 to 5 years’ post-graduate experience
    Licentiate or Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute
    Creative design skills
    An understanding of the UK planning system and an awareness of International, National and local environmental policy and planning policy
    Ability to confidently represent TEP at project meetings, presentations and consultation meetings
    Experience in the preparation of contract documentation, tendering and administration of contracts, specifications and NBS
    Knowledge of CDM Regulations
    A sound horticultural knowledge and interest in planting design
    Proficient in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite
    Good report writing and numeracy skills
    Full UK driving licence
    Desirable skills
    Understanding and knowledge of the process of landscape and visual assessment and landscape character assessment including familiarity with the structure and content of assessment documents and drawings.
    Sound knowledge of construction detailing e.g. drainage, paving etc.
    Understanding of landscape management principles and contracts.
    Practical on-site experience including liaison with contractors and inspection of on-site hard and soft landscape works
    Ability to use 3d modelling programmes.

    If this sounds like you, please send your CV, portfolio (max 10mb), a covering letter and salary expectations; to recruitment@tep.uk.com

    Tagged as: architect, design, landscaping

    To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@tep.uk.com