Landscape Architect

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Landscape Architecture
Full-Time Regular - 40 hours
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(3/26/2020 1:39 PM)


Join us as we Rise to the Challenge


At KCI, we’re building an enduring company that provides unparalleled value to our employee-owners. We make our mark designing and delivering our world-class solutions, so we invest deeply in developing our team. We reward integrity and commitment, and when we do well, you do well. Our people have freedom to innovate, unlimited growth, a voice that matters, a lifestyle that works, and skin in the game. Because life’s more fun when you own it.


KCI Technologies, Inc. is a 100% employee-owned engineering, consulting and construction firm serving clients throughout the United States. KCI is recognized as an industry leader, employing cutting-edge technologies, management practices and strategic growth initiatives. Employee ownership fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, encourages technical expertise, and shapes strategic planning.

Duties, Responsibilities & Other

  • Manage multiple projects
  • Prepare landscape and irrigation plans
  • Produce presentation and design graphics
  • Produce cost estimates
  • Quality control and plan review
  • Proposal writing, Marketing and Sales
  • Prepare presentations for clients and community groups
  • Perform field inspections and write observation reports
  • Delegate work and oversee junior staff
  • Work closely with project team members, clients and agencies to maintain project schedules and resolve project issues
  • R.L.A. Florida license required


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program. Additional certifications preferred
  • Minimum of 2 - 4 years of experience.
  • Pre-employment drug screening is a condition of employment. Background and motor vehicle checks may be required based upon position.

Performance Expectations

  • Complete Annual Individual Training Program
  • Train adequate backup personnel to support your role in your absence
  • Complete other duties as required/assigned
  • Comply with all KCI policies and procedures
  • Ensure projects fulfill ISO compliance requirements
  • Represent KCI at meetings with clients and county officials, public hearings, county meetings and seminars as required
  • Achieve or exceed budgeted individual utilization target(80-85% typical)
  • Attend bi-weekly(or more frequently as necessary) meetings with project team on all projects/tasks
  • Complete all tasks on time and within budget while fully meeting the scope
  • Consult and coordinate with other practices as required
  • Operate within specified (corporate or project) budget parameters
  • Compare field data to design plans
  • Conduct field construction observations and prepare detailed reports of findings for review
  • Conduct project site research and analysis to determine potential project density and intensity, and identify development constraints
  • Conduct site visits and gather data, including measurements, sketches, notes and photographs as needed
  • Draft Schematic land use, landscape/wetland mitigation and forest stand delineation plans
  • Obtain research material from Federal, state and/or local agencies as required
  • Plot location of project site and utilities
  • Prepare and review research summaries
  • Prepare design calculations, drawings, specifications and cost estimates for review and approval
  • Prepare preliminary concept designs and submit for approval
  • Prepare preliminary site plans, including base sheets as required, and submit for approval
  • Read and interpret technical documents needed for performance of job
  • Review and approve shop drawings




KCI Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.





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