annual salary plus bi-annual bonus, benefits that include medical, dental vision, 401K, PTO, paid sick time, paid holidays
4 Year Degree
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. A recipient of numerous design awards, our work includes the design of urban parks, academic institutions, healthcare campuses, workplace environments, and landscape master plans for private and public clients in the United States and abroad.
OJB is committed to equitable practice and attained a Just 2.0 label, a program launched by The International Future Living Institute. Learn more about the label and our social justice and equity practices here.
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 San Diego, Houston, Dallas, Boston and Philadelphia offices.
Manage and oversee the coordination and documentation of construction document packages. Generate necessary drawings and details required to communicate design intents.
Coordinate design & documentation with other consultants on the design teams. Attend and lead coordination meetings. Manage subconsultant deliverables.
Provide creative & technical solutions to complex design problems.
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 orders.
Manage delivery of project drawing revisions and bulletins.
Conduct site visits and generate field reports. 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 budgets.
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 Master's Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management.
Proficiencies, experience, and skill-sets necessary to performing the required job responsibilities.
Experience working with project teams to produce construction documents for complex
Experience in Construction Administration and/or experience overseeing the construction of projects.
Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to others.
Experience directing the work of others to produce results.
Demonstrated technical skills, attention to detail and problem-solving
Proficiency with AutoCAD, LandFX, Bluebeam, SketchUp, Revit, and MS Office
Professional licensure a plus but not required
OJB Landscape Architecture offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.
At OJB, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. OJB believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
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.