Project Landscape Architect

See Terracon’s Safety Response to Covid-19 below

Job Description

Senior Landscape Architect
EPG’s Salt Lake City office is looking for a project landscape architect to assist with an exciting variety of projects which include resort hospitality, housing and single-family planning, campus master planning, high end residential, downtown economic development and plaza designs, parks, trails and open space, design guidelines and vision plans, environmental and restoration projects as well and leading and managing all types of development projects. We are looking for someone that communicates well, works in independently and in teams.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices. Promote pre-task planning for all projects.
  • Promote continuous quality monitoring and improvement on projects. Monitor quality standards and practices.
  • Assist with marketing and business development efforts toward the establishment of a sustainable landscape architecture practice in the Salt Lake City office for EPG.
  • Actively engage in the community organizations such as participation on boards and commissions or other professional/community associations.
  • Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk. Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company.
  • Project level landscape architectural professional provides technical direction required for production and completion of both routine and unique or complex projects.
  • Responsible for conceptualizing the initial design and/or investigative approach for a major phase of a large project or have overall responsibility for the landscape architectural work on a project of moderate scope.
  • Coordinate with clients and local, state, and federal agencies. Maintain project schedules including tasks management. Provide direction and leadership of interdisciplinary resource specialists at EPG and subconsultants, as needed.
  • Provide review of projects requiring complex and innovative investigation techniques and supervises the analysis and formulation of recommendations in written reports to clients; provides technical review of reports.
  • Actively maintain professional landscape architecture registration/licensing in the State of Utah, Arizona, and other states as needed. Manage, produce, review, refine, and implement landscape architectural services for the Salt Lake City office, and other EPG offices as needed.
  • Lead, manage, and mentor landscape architectural staff in the Salt Lake City office, and other offices as needed; conduct semi-annual performance reviews for the landscape architectural staff in the Salt Lake City office.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture.
  • Minimum 6+ years’ experience..
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
  • Registered Landscape Architect
Preferred Software Knowledge:
  • Must be proficient with the following programs:
  • LandFX
  • AutoCAD
  • Lumion
  • Adobe products
  • Microsoft products
  • Revit knowledge and experience would be a plus

Terracon’s Safety Response to COVID-19

Committed to Our Employee Safety!

Terracon is passionate about your safety before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic. As Terracon continues to move forward and grow through this time, we are continuing to take every precaution to ensure the safety of our employee-owners. If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then Terracon is the company for you!

Our goal has not changed. For Terracon, our guiding principle has been and will continue to be the safety of our employee-owners. It’s that simple. We want our employees to be able to work safely in every situation and go home safely each night. As we continue our vision of being “Best at People,” here are some of the things Terracon is doing to safeguard every employee-owner:
  • On-going communication with ALL employee-owners on a dedicated COVID Response page, and a portal for their families to have access to resources as well
  • Requiring specific COVID-19 Pre-Task Safety Planning Protocols for all tasks and projects
  • Empowering employees to speak up and say “no” to working in unsafe conditions
  • Providing an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone impacted by COVID-19, including those impacted by daycare and school closures
  • Offering voluntary reduced work schedule for anyone needing extra time to care for others
  • Load leveling work assignments across regions to maintain high productivity and chargeability
  • Ensuring proper PPE and sanitation on all project sites by providing field employee-owners with mobile hand washing stations and supplies, masks, and sanitizing kits
  • Utilizing technology for more remote work opportunities and innovation using everything from video conferencing to drones
  • Following all CDC guidelines including social distancing on job sites, in offices, and in our labs
  • Implementing a stand-by leave program to ensure our employees continue service and health insurance benefits during regional work shortages

If your passion lies in working with a company that truly cares for your safety, and if you’re interested in belonging to a 100% employee-owned organization that will help you grow and quickly progress in your career, consider Terracon and apply today!

About Terracon

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.

EEO Statement

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.