Assistant Landscape Architect


Assistant Landscape Architect


SNC-Lavalin, West End, City of Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 18 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: d70d2eb663504decaf8e6ee0e9edc73c

Full Job Description

  • Provide design input to a range of projects, including infrastructure, public realm, parks & greenspaces, urban regeneration, and design guidance.

  • Support the senior Landscape team.

  • Preparation of bids and input to work-winning activities.

  • Provision of landscape advice to clients.

  • Management, including resource and financial management, of projects.

  • Mentoring of junior staff.

    A Post Graduate Diploma or Master's qualification in Landscape Architecture.

  • Experience of working in practice in public or private sector would be advantageous.

  • Competent in the use of AutoCAD and Adobe software packages. Ability to use SketchUp, Revit or other 3D platforms would be advantageous.

  • Attractive hand drawing skills would be beneficial.

  • The successful applicant must be flexible and self-motivated and be expected to demonstrate the following:
  • Excellent design, communication, and presentation skills and capable of transmitting your passion for Landscape Architecture to clients, other professions, and the broader team.

  • Proactive can-do attitude, strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team.

  • Strong organisational skills, ability to multi-task and work to tight project deadlines.

  • Flexibility to work in other UK offices for short periods of time according to workload demands.

  • Keenness to develop your personal and professional skills in a supportive environment.

    The AtkinsRéalis Landscape Practice is an award-winning leading UK-based design Practice, with global reach, whose reputation is built on a culture of open collaboration, creating, and delivering excellence in all we do. Our diverse, highly skilled, passionate designers are unified with a belief, that good design can positively transform people's lives. Our practice wide team of 80 Landscape Architects work throughout the UK and internationally.

  • We believe that everyone deserves access to brilliant buildings, places, and spaces, regardless of who they are, where they live, or their circumstances. We are creators, landscape architects, architects, designers, engineers, and specialists who share the same experiences and ambitions as the communities we serve.

    Our expertise ranges across all key sectors of the built environment: Green and Blue Infrastructure, Flood Alleviation, Master planning, Education, Aviation, Commercial, Defence, Active Travel, Transport, Urban Regeneration, Retrofit and Residential providing integrated nature-based solutions in a multidisciplinary environment. Read more about how you can thrive with us: Equality, diversity & inclusion in the UK & Europe (

    We have a strong pipeline of work across all sectors and are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Assistant Landscape Architect to join our expanding Landscape Architecture and Urban Design team based in our Edinburgh or Glasgow offices.

    As part of our team of landscape architects, urban designers, and engagement specialists, you will collaborate with national and international multi-disciplinary design teams, using your insight and creativity to generate positive, sustainable, impactful designs. We have a strong practice design manifesto and always drive to deliver the best., AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual's abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions., At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

    In return, AtkinsRéalis offers an excellent opportunity for your personal development as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary and benefits package, contribution towards professional subscriptions and career development opportunities that include technical, project and business management skills with one of the UK's leading design consultancies.

    Your rewards and benefits will include:
  • 25-days annual leave plus Bank Holidays with flexibility to buy/sell annual leave.

  • Annual LI membership professional fees paid for.

  • Flexible working.

  • 2 paid days a year to be used for volunteer activities.

  • Cycle to Work Scheme (entitling you to a tax-free bike).

  • Discounted rates on additional benefits such as gadget, dental, holiday insurance, gym membership and many other services.

  • Season ticket loans for annual travel expenses.

  • Employee Assistance Programme., AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 'till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

  • Rewards and Benefits:

    We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update - you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below