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Senior Project Manager - Landscape Architect

Germantown, Maryland

VIKA Maryland, LLC is seeking an experienced Landscape Architect (RLA) to join our staff. The successful candidate will have a strong background in landscape architecture and can integrate, civil, architectural, utility, and other aspects of site development into a coordinated set of comprehensive plans. We are assuming this will entail a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in the production of a wide range of documents including:

· Concept Landscape Plans

· Schematic Development Landscape Plans

· Design Development Landscape Plans

· Landscape Construction Documents to include hardscape design, planting design, layout, fine-grading, and detailing.

Our office provides planning, landscape architecture, and engineering services to developers and municipalities in Maryland, focusing on Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. We strive to integrate the expertise of our various professions and other consultants into a well-conceived design and expect a well-rounded understanding of how the built environment is constructed. Most of our work is infill, TOD, and urban redevelopment. While our foundation is in entitlement work, our landscape architecture practice is growing rapidly focusing on placemaking, smart growth, and sustainable design principles; a desire to create outdoor environments people take ownership of and pride in is essential. To help us continue this growth, the successful candidate must have the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines and must have a fundamental understanding of computer programs standard within the industry including:

· AutoCAD

· Photoshop

· Adobe Suite

· Sketch-up

· Excel

· Illustrator

We also expect the qualified candidate to be skilled at designing and coordinating plan preparation and approval on tight deadlines with numerous team members and agencies; these tasks will need to be done in parallel with the basic project management requirements of scheduling, budgeting, billing, and client service. It is assumed that a Project Manager will need some oversight by senior management, but that they will be able to run most day-to-day tasks.

In sum, we are looking specifically for a manager who can manage and keep a team on schedule and within budget while providing excellent quality and service. To encourage the right applicant, VIKA offers a challenging and rewarding work environment, with a competitive benefits package; compensation includes salary and bonus package based on experience and capabilities.

We currently offer great benefits that include medical, dental, 401k plan, generous tuition reimbursement and a professional development program. Our recruitment program brings new leaders into the company, while our professional development commitment encourages them to grow with us. VIKA Maryland, LLC provides a team-oriented environment, where staff members benefit from a comprehensive learning environment and many opportunities for advancement.

VIKA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, age, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.