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Planner/Landscape Architect

Type of Job:
Entry Level
Landscape Architecture
Name of Firm:

Louis Berger

Job Location:

Pittsburgh, PA

Louis Berger’s Urban & Facilities Planning group is seeking a Planner/Landscape Architect in our Pittsburgh, PA office to support the team’s growing practice. The qualified individual will be a highly motivated self-starter able to utilize creative problem-solving skills to develop planning solutions for Federal agencies. Successful candidates will have a key role and opportunity to impact the team’s diverse portfolio through the following:
  • Develop detailed site plans, create graphics, and provide document production support on complex master planning assignments.
  • Participate in project site visits and charrette meetings, including conducting client interviews, site analysis, and presentations.
  • Contribute to written analysis and data management, including GIS databases.
  • Assist in building condition and utilization assessment field surveys, utilizing various data collection platforms.
Required Experience
The successful candidate will have the following:
  • 0-2 years of practical experience in the planning or landscape architecture fields.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in landscape architecture, planning, or related field or a Master’s Degree in City Planning or Landscape Architecture.
  • Ability to quickly produce AutoCAD and GIS-based site analyses and rendered site plans.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) is required.
  • Knowledge of sustainability principles, low impact development, integrated design, and LEED guidelines.
  • Willingness to travel during multiple weeks in a given month. U.S. Passport and the ability to travel internationally is required.
  • All candidates are required to have the ability to pass a security/background check and security clearance investigation.
  • U.S. citizenship is required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Registered Landscape Architect (RLA) and/or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) preferred (Louis Berger will support and reward obtaining licensure).
  • LEED certification is preferred.
  • Previous Military Installation Master Planning experience a plus.
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