Come join an established firm where your voice is heard, ideas are encouraged and your work is highly regarded.  LPA offers a unique collaborative environment with dynamic, passionate, creative, and intelligent people with potential for professional and personal development.  As LPA grows, we are seeking a Licensed Landscape Architect for the role of Project Manager with strong project, interpersonal and client relationship skill in our San Jose office.  A project focused leader that has been actively involved in managing projects in California is ideal.

You will:

  • Maintain effective liaison with Clients.
  • Solicit and negotiate Client and consultant services and fees.
  • Manage projects of various scales while working with Clients and in-house design disciplines.
  • Execute and oversee financial management of projects.
  • Establish Work Plans and Manage Project Teams for the purpose of procuring profitable projects.
  • Manage and assist in the development of complete project documents including Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Document Packages.
  • Manage and perform Construction Administration services.
  • Present design and other project documents to Clients for review and approval.
  • Work with the directors of various architectural and engineering disciplines in the development of plans and project documents.
  • Work in support of the Managing and Design Directors in Landscape Architecture.
  • Maintain LPA’s established standards for Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
  • Foster Collaborative engagement with other architectural and engineering disciplines within the company.
  • Coordinate design activity between various disciplines.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture is required.
  • Highly motivated licensed Landscape Architect.
  • Experience with Education, Corporate and/or Sports Facility projects preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and Client relationship skills.
  • Proficient in the development of plans and details required to properly convey design intent at all levels of the design process.
  • Proficient in Construction Administration.
  • Ten + years of experience in an landscape architecture or multi-disciplinary design firm.
  • Knowledge in the construction process and field experience sufficient to coordinate projects with contractors.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD is required.
  • Proficiency in Sketch Up, PowerPoint and other typical programs is required.

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