Overview

SENIOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT Job in Abu Dhabi, UAE at Parsons – United Arab Emirates

Job Description

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Extensive knowledge in the names and types of softscape (plantation) with the requirement for each of the softscape (plantation)
  • Review landscape (softscaping and hardscaping) and irrigation networks technical design packages and provide comments.
  • Review and comments on the landscape and irrigation network Engineering submittals (shop drawings, material submittals, method statements, etc.
  • Prepare reports, manuals and guideline documents pertaining to specific landscape issues as required by the client.
  • Provide support to the Construction Supervision team and oversee landscape design and construction services.
  • Coordination of Landscaping features with other assets such as signage, street furniture, playground equipment, outdoor gyms, etc.
  • Liaise with Landscape Design Consultants and Contractors.
  • Coordinate with other relevant disciplines such as Engineers, Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, etc.
  • Attend weekly / monthly meetings as necessary with specific regard to landscape and HSSE issues
  • Liaise with Key Stakeholders to ensure a smooth handover of landscape assets on completion of works
  • Provide landscape input to weekly / monthly reports.
  • Ensure the timely review of all documents submitted by the Consultant and/or Contractor.
  • Inform the Landscape Design Architect and/or Team Leader of any potential delays in the project completion or milestones.
  • Participate in all site safety training and comply with all site safety protocols.
  • Provide all necessary on-site direction and assist the Construction Manager to issue site instructions for landscaping, irrigation and associated items.
  • Check and measure the performed work in his/her line of work, record and help the Team Leader to display progress vs programmed work.
  • Ensure correctness and completeness of ‘As-Built’ drawings within his/her line of work.
  • Conduct site inspections and provide measures to improve the aesthetics of the site and landscaping works

Skills

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architectural with 10+ years of experience including Parks, or Post-graduate Degree with 8+ years of experience in Landscape Architectural.
  • Preferably with a relevant professional qualification and affiliation from a recognized landscape body.
  • At least 8+ years post-graduate related work experience in Landscaping Design and Construction Supervision, inclusive of at least 5 years of experience in the GCC region.
  • Significant experience in technical reviews and comments on technical design packages.
  • Proficient in landscape and hardscape detailing such as design and specifications for all external finishes, level changes, walls, minor structures, drainage, water features etc.
  • Proficient in softscape detailing such as design and specification of all plant materials, planting medium, preparation of the site, contours & grading and control of all horticultural practices for installation works.
  • Integration of Public Parks components including outdoors gyms, playground equipment, etc.

Job Details

Job Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Company Industry
General Engineering Consultancy

Company Type
Employer (Private Sector)

Employment Type
Full Time Employee

Monthly Salary Range
Unspecified

Number of Vacancies
1

Preferred Candidate

Years of Experience
Min: 8

About Company

Company: Parsons – United Arab Emirates

Company Location:  Abu Dhabi, UAE

Job Category: General Engineering Consultancy

About Parsons - United Arab Emirates