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Landscape Architect/Designer

Murdoch de Greeff Inc. is seeking a landscape architect/designer preferably with 1-2 years of experience to join our team immediately.  We would consider a recent graduate with good computer skills and summer work experience.  MDI is located in Victoria, BC and specializes in integrated design solutions whether it is a residential, commercial, park, or streetscape project. The ideal candidate is a creative, organized, self-motivated individual with strong technical skills. You will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of the design and construction process in an open studio environment.  We offer a casual work environment, competitive wages, and flexible hours.  

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Work within a team to help support multiple design projects;
  • Assist in the preparation of drawing sets from Development Permit through to Construction/IFC documents;
  • Develop construction details and organize specifications;
  • Develop landscape materials, layout, grading and planting plans;
  • Set-up and import a variety of file types and coordinate with clients and various design professionals; and,
  • Assist in the preparation of cost estimates and other project supporting documents.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Computer experience (Vectorworks, AutoCAD, Office, Creative Suites, Sketchup). Our firm uses Vectorworks software.  A working knowledge of VW would be an asset.  Equally important is drafting experience and good technical drafting skills;
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and self-motivation;
  • Strong understanding of grading and drainage;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Free hand drawing/sketching skills an asset;
  • Knowledge of plants is important-horticulture background would be an asset;
  • Good understanding of construction process and design detailing; and,
  • Is a good team player that likes to have fun and complete satisfying projects.

Application:

Please submit your resume and examples of CAD/graphic work for consideration.  We’d like to thank you in advance for your interest.  We will only contact suitably qualified applicants if we wish to set up an interview.

Location: 
Murdoch de Greeff Inc
200-524 Culduthel Road
Victoria, BC V8Z 1G1
Canada
Education: 

The candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture.

Experience: 

0-2 years of experience working for an LA firm.

Contact: 
Scott Murdoch
Phone: 
(250) 412-2891
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Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.