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Entry Level Landscape Architect - (Lisle, IL)
Kimley-Horn and Associates | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

This position will support our growing Landscape Architecture practices by providing site planning, urban and landscape design, and graphic and technical production. Project experiences will be diverse, as we provide services to both the public and private sectors. Projects include land planning, urban design and redevelopment, mixed-use and all types of residential development, streetscapes, design guidelines, public infrastructure design, parks and other community facility design.

Required Qualifications:

* Degree in Landscape Architecture, to be earned within the next 10 months
* 0-2 years of relevant experience
* Strong AutoCAD, Microsoft (Word and Excel) skills
* Working knowledge of graphic software programs (Adobe Photoshop, Sketchup, InDesign, Illustrator, GIS/Arcview, and PowerPoint)
* Strong freehand illustration and rendering skills
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Portfolio or work samples will be required if considered for an interview
* Positive attitude and a strong work ethic
* Self-motivated; sense of urgency to produce high quality work

Desired Qualifications:

* Experience working for a civil engineering design firm
* Strong knowledge of plant materials and planting design

Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.

About Kimley-Horn and Associates

Transportation planners and traffic operations experts founded Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. in 1967. Today, it is a full-service consulting firm with more than 1,300 employees nationwide. KHA clients have access to a versatile staff of professional civil, transportation and structural engineers and planners, as well as a staff of environmental scientists. The firm has offices coast-to-coast.

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