Job Description The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn't have to be true? What if our built environment - where we live, learn, play, and conduct business - carried us forward instead?
Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future - join us!
We are looking for a landscape design intern to work part-time with our Denver team. You will also be part of the Urban Places team at Stantec, an interdisciplinary group of mobility, landscape, public realm, resilience and urban planning experts working in a virtual studio on projects across North America and beyond. You will work with close guidance and supervision on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Landscape Architect /Urban Designer.
In this entry level intern position, you will develop technical skills and assist the project team with the conceptual and technical development of ideas and creative design process. Being creative and detail oriented, you will work with the team to create graphic materials that communicate design intent, including 3D renderings, infographics, illustrative and technical plans. You will work with the team in translating ideas into reality through the preparation of construction documents and specifications.
Your Key Responsibilities
Uses knowledge of the general concepts of landscape and public realm design including preparation of site analyses, establishing a problem statement and approach, and developing concept, schematic design, design development and construction packages.
Assists the project team with the preparation of project documentation during all phases of design, such as project graphics and exhibits, site grading, paving designs, walls, structures, and planting design, as well as layout of street networks and land uses for buildings and other facilities.
Develops technical skills and assists the project team with drawings and drafting in the creative design process.
Prepares and coordinates technical activities on assigned projects.
Assists with the preparation of required documents and plans.
Supports construction administration on projects by attending site visits and/or construction meetings and assisting in preparing sketches or drawing revisions.
Assists in the development of a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.
Performs due diligence and research on projects as required to provide the background information to start new projects.
Develops software skills utilizing relevant programs to assist with preparation of simple exhibits to complex working drawings.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Basic experience with relevant drafting/design software, such as AutoCAD, GIS, SketchUp, the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Adobe Acrobat and Bluebeam. Familiarity with Lumion and Revit preferred but not required.
Basic understanding of general concepts of relevant areas of design.
Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with a team and understand task assignment, budgeting, and project schedule.
Education and Experience
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree or equivalent in Landscape Architecture or related field.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Job: Co-op/Summer/Intern Student
Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Denver
Employee Status: Temporary
Job Level: Entry Level
Req ID: 1900010J