• Landscape Architect - Charlotte, NC

    Job Description
    McAdams is a full-service land planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering and geomatics firm located in North Carolina and Texas. We seek a partnership with our clients to create meaningful experiences through inspired design. Our employees are what makes McAdams different. We bring “experiences” to the forefront of everything we do and to do that takes special people.

    We are proud to be part of the most interesting, iconic and impactful projects in the region. Our work is relevant because we understand that it takes more than design and engineering to create places. It’s about applying thoughtfulness and resourcefulness to create meaningful experiences that energize our communities.

    Position Purpose 
    To interface with project design teams and develop and advance projects in all phases of the design process.  Will work on a variety of exciting projects serving some of our key market sectors including residential, commercial, institutional, municipal, parks & recreation and urban design.  

    Essential Functions + Responsibilities
    • Produce high quality construction documents, bid packages and cost estimates
    • Site planning at a variety of scale and project types including residential, commercial, institutional, and public and on specific projects such as community planning and amenities, parks & recreation, greenways, and urban design
    • Apply development ordinances and codes to designs to seek development approval
    • Proven project delivery experience including schedule management and internal / external coordination
    • Collaborate with internal and external multi-disciplinary teams to deliver high quality projects 

    Candidates should provide work samples / portfolio electronically when submitting their resume.

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program
    • RLA licensure (or pursuing licensure)
    • 3-5 years of working experience
    • Demonstrated expertise in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suites (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.) and Sketch-up
    • Experience with hand drawing of layouts and site plans for preliminary submittals
    • Eager to engage in our creative and dynamic work environment
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    All applicants must be authorized to work in the US.  McAdams does not sponsor applicants for employment-based visas. 

    We participate in E-Verify. Information from all employees’ Form I-9 is used to confirm work authorization.

    EOE: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  We are equal opportunity employers.  Decisions regarding hiring, promotions and terminations are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (over 40), disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other legally protected status.
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