Associate Landscape Architect - Construction Administration
Location: Solana Beach
Type: Full Time
Salary: commensurate with experience
4 Year Degree
2 openings available.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
OJB Landscape Architecture is a leading landscape architectural design firm practicing internationally with offices in Texas, California, Massachusetts and Philadelphia. OJB values the human condition and the importance of community. The work affirms the public realm as our shared responsibility and a place for discovery, engagement, and change.
OJB is currently accepting applications from Project Landscape Architects with at least 5 years of experience. Experience should include demonstrated success in project delivery and construction. Positions are immediately available in our Houston, TX and San Diego, CA locations.
Manage and oversee the coordination and documentation of construction document packages. Generate necessary drawings and details required to communicate design
Coordinate design & documentation with other consultants on the design Attend and lead coordination meetings. Manage subconsultant deliverables.
Provide creative & technical solutions to complex design
Perform quality control examination of construction documents to ensure accuracy of deliverables. Effectively communicate and resolve quality control issues and conflicts with designers, architects, and sub consultants.
Development of project specifications & bid documents
Assist project team with obtaining permits
Manage project delivery schedule and ensure project deliverables are issued on time and on budget.
Construction Administration Responsibilities
Manage the review of project RFI’s, Submittals, mock-ups, and change
Manage delivery of project drawing revisions and
Conduct site visits and generate field Inspect installations and ensure compliance with the construction documents. Work closely with contractors and clients to ensure projects are built successfully.
Generate preliminary project construction
Perform constructability review of project deliverables prior to the documents being issued. Assist designers in the generation of custom details.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
A Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management.
Proficiencies, experience, and skill-sets necessary to performing the required job
Experience working with project teams to produce construction documents for complex
Experience in Construction Administration and/or experience overseeing the construction of
Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to
Experience directing the work of others to produce
Demonstrated technical skills, attention to detail and problem-solving
Proficiency with AutoCAD, LandFX, Bluebeam, SketchUp, Revit, and MS Office
OJB Landscape Architecture is dedicated to creating landscapes that transform perspectives, evoke emotional responses, and create unique sensory experiences. The firm’s work imaginatively unifies the relationship between landscape and architecture, emphasizing place-making as a mechanism for healing, gathering, and celebration. With context and function always in mind, OJB seeks to creatively utilize materials that not only mitigate site and environmental challenges, but also promote healthy living.
OJB is the recipient of more than 90 state and national design awards, including several prominent national awards for the creation of urban parks that return civic engagement to the forefront of cities. Notable awards include three ULI Urban Open Space Awards for Levy Park in Houston (2018), Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City, OK (2015), and for Klyde Warren Park in Dallas (2014), among others. OJB was honored as the recipient of the ASLA Firm Award in 2015. In 2016, Jim Burnett was honored as the recipient of the prestigious ASLA Design Medal, an annual designation bestowed upon landscape architects for their ongoing commitment to the profession and an exemplary, sustained body of work.