Landscape Technician
WSP
Kelowna, BC
20d ago

Landscape Technician

Reference # : 9349 City : Kelowna Region : British Columbia Secondary Location : Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Business Line : Infrastructure

KELOWNA

In Canada, more than 8,000 of our people foster innovation every day because we know that our future world will be vastly different from today.

Our reach includes environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources.

Through our Future Ready initiative, we bring clarity and vision to some of Canada's most complex challenges and opportunities.

The excellence we bring to our work and to work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re a in Canada, one of the Corporate Knights' (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned ReNew Canada's Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

In 2018, LinkedIn ranked us number 7 on their .

At , we see the future more clearly and design for it today - we put innovation, and the highest ethical standards and professionalism at the centre of all we do.

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POSITION DESCRIPTION

WSP is currently seeking a Landscape Technicianto join our Planning, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Design, located at our Kelownaoffice.

Reporting to the Directorthis position will be responsible for collaborating with a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team in the completion of planning and conceptual design through to detailed design and construction administration services for a wide variety of landscape architectural and master planning projects in the private, public and institutional sectors..

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparation of conceptual design and construction-level digital drawings and specifications, including cost estimating
  • Development of meeting minutes andpresentations
  • Proposal coordination and business development materials;
  • Coordination with project managers and other office staff on production and design-related issues
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Landscape Architectural Technology or University Degree in Landscape Architecture or combination of related education and experience;
  • 1+ year of work experience in a consulting environment.A background in public and / or institutional sectors will also be considered;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license is required;
  • Experience in, production of design and presentation drawings and contract documents is essential. .Field experience is considered an asset;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, professional attitude and ability to coordinate and communicate with clients, contractors and various professional disciplines;
  • Knowledge of local landscape conditions, drawings and construction standards is preferable; and
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Google Sketch-up, Word and Excel are required.Experience with PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, as well as hand-
  • drawing skills, will be considered as strong assets.

    Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.

    This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

    WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

    WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

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