Richardson & Associates: Project Manager/Project Assistant
Posted: Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Richardson & Associates is hiring for a Project Landscape Architect and a Project Assistant.
Come join our award-winning design studio! Richardson & Associates is a small landscape architecture firm located just minutes from the ocean, the mountains, and the beautiful city of Portland, Maine. With a great roster of work on the horizon, we are seeking talented individuals to become an integral part of our growing team. The office is a collaborative environment that encourages design excellence, quality, and innovation. Our projects are diverse in scale, dynamic in range and typically include working on integrated teams with a variety of like-minded allied professionals in many fields. Current and previous work includes a diverse range of high-quality public, non-profit, recreational, historic, community/downtown and residential projects completed throughout and beyond New England. R & A offers the right applicant hands on experience in the process of design from inception all the way through to in-field construction administration.
Project Landscape Architect
Project Landscape Architect applicants should have a minimum of four years proven project management experience, including excellent communication and time management skills. All associates contribute in all phases of projects, from a project’s inception with proposal writing, budgeting, and other non-billable tasks to project coordination, planning, analysis, design charettes, design development, public speaking, report writing, and permitting, as well as construction documentation and administration. Applicant should have interest in a very hands-on design process including hand drawing and construction administration in the field for most projects.
A proven track record of managing, coordinating, and collaborating with clients, consultants, contractors, and internal team members is a high priority for this position. As well, applicants should have experience with, and enjoy, a fast-paced work environment involving day-to-day management of multiple projects across a wide spectrum of types, sizes, and tasks.
A Master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should demonstrate a high degree of competency in areas of design and have excellent written, graphic (hand and computer), computer, and technical skills. Proficiencies in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and SketchUp are required.
This individual must be a team player, have strong organizational, time-management, and multi-tasking skills, and be comfortable managing a diversity of tasks. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, articulate, and willing to take initiative.
Project Assistant applicants should have a minimum of two years similar work experience. This individual must be a team player, have strong organizational, time-management, and multi-tasking skills, and be comfortable managing a diversity of tasks. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, articulate, and willing to take initiative. Candidates should demonstrate a high degree of competency in areas of design and have excellent written, graphic – hand and computer drawing – and technical skills. Proficiencies in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and SketchUp are required. The candidate is expected to play a diversity of roles within this energetic office environment.
We offer a competitive compensation package which includes Medical Benefits, 401K Retirement Benefits, competitive salary, and a relocation allowance. If you believe you may be the right fit for our team, we’d love to hear from you.
Feel free to call us and inquire about careers with R&A or if you are interested in learning more about the firm and what we do. If interested in applying, please send a letter of interest, resume and work samples to:
Taylor Erwin, Office Manager
Richardson & Associates, Landscape Architects
11 Middle St.
Saco, Maine 04072
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