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Scott Byron & Co. Landscape Architect Opportunity - This Job Listing Expires: 10/30/2019

Lake Bluff
Job Description
About Scott Byron & Co.
Founded in 1983, Scott Byron & Co. in Lake Bluff, IL is a leading, Chicago-area landscape firm with a longstanding reputation for creating elegant, outdoor environments for both residential and commercial properties. The company’s 250 employees design, build and maintain extraordinary environments while creating an expression of Art in Harmony with Nature. Visit http://www.scottbyron.com to learn more.

Daily Tasks:
• Develop designs by using hand graphic and computer-generated design support with AutoCAD, Adobe, Microsoft Office, and SketchUp.
• Research product materials for information regarding weight calculations, construction methods, cost comparisons, etc.
• Assist in surveying, site inventory, and analysis.
• Support and coordinate with Landscape Designers, Surveyors, and Architects with all phases of a project.
• Assist with permits including city code research, calculations, and applications.
• Contribute to residential and commercial landscape designs and drafting.
• Communicate with Sales and Estimating teams, Project Managers, Subcontractors, and Clients to develop a design that meets the client’s needs and wants.
• Work with Project Managers and Subcontractors to ensure design intent is followed through the entire installation phase. Meet on-site and in-office to work through construction details, problem solving on-site issues, and any other design components.
• Drive to jobsites to assist surveyor/designer to measure and analyze the site to evaluate it based on the project criteria.
• Communicate and meet with subcontractors and clients as needed for project development, occasional evening meetings, but generally during office hours.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture or Horticulture with a focus on design required.
• Licensure as a Landscape Architect in Illinois and/or Wisconsin is a plus.
• Proficient in AutoCAD is required, experience in SketchUP, Photoshop, and InDesign.
• Strong hand graphics is a plus.
• Strong understanding and practical application of the technical construction aspects of high-end landscape installation.
• Interested in hardscape and landscape design for residential and commercial properties.
• Knowledge of plant materials and hardscape.
• Candidates must have a valid local driver’s license and good driving record.
• Has own transportation to participate in jobsite activities.

Benefits:
• Comprehensive Group Medical Coverage
• Dental
• Vision
• 401(k) Savings Plan
• Paid Holidays
• Paid Vacation
• Paid Life Insurance
• Flexible Spending Account
• Cafeteria 125 Program
• Long Term Disability
• Supplemental Term Life Insurance
• Tuition Reimbursement


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