Managing Consultant, Impact Assessment (Landscape Architect/Designer)

Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
Remote friendly

ERM is seeking a Managing Consultant, Impact Assessment (Landscape Architect/Designer) to join our Visual Services Group and support preparation of graphic and written communications material for our clients in the renewable and conventional energy (wind, solar, hydropower, and fossil fuels), energy delivery (electric transmission and pipelines), and extractive (mining and oil & gas) industries.

As a landscape architect/designer, or affiliated professional you will generate and translate design concepts into final solutions for major capital projects in these industries, primarily through preparation of visual mitigation strategies for renewable energy and other projects. This may include preparing or contributing to planting design, site design, detail sheet creation, and researching zoning and landscape design requirements, and can also include assessment of the visual impacts of these projects. This role includes high levels of collaboration within a multi-disciplinary team, including planning, ecology, engineering, and social impact experts.

In addition to the landscape services described above, ERM’s Visual Services Group provides 3D visualizations and visual impact assessments pursuant to federal and state methodologies. The candidate should be comfortable working with practitioners in these fields. Some fieldwork may be required (amount negotiable), including visits to project sites to observe existing conditions. This is an excellent opportunity for a mid-level professional looking to advance their career level with a global environmental leader. The location of the position is flexible (anywhere in US).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing or contributing to planting design, site design, and detail sheet creation, including landscape plans, lighting plans, and landscape management plans.

  • Researching zoning and landscape design requirements.

  • Site visits for understanding of baseline conditions (amount negotiable).

  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team with other Visual Services providers and a full range of planning, engineering, socioeconomic, and ecological impact assessment experts.

Key Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a related field.

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD.

  • Experience producing construction documents.

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office is required.

  • Ability to work on tight project deadlines as both an individual and part of a team.

  • Execute multiple projects within scope / schedule / budget expectations and ensure quality standards on deliverables.

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of time.

  • Experience with GIS/Global Mapper, Rhino, 3DS Max or 3D rendering software is a plus.

  • Supplementary experience in planning, graphic design, and/or photography a plus.

  • Candidates must be able to demo samples of their work (via a website, google drive, link, etc.)

Your Landscape-related Knowledge and Experience:

  • Relevant consulting experience working with other landscape architects and producing drawings and client deliverables is required. This includes enough prior experience in a landscape architecture setting and with required software to be able to work independently on project assignments.

  • Experience working within a multidisciplinary firm preferred.

  • Strong horticulture knowledge is a plus.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university, or equivalent in education and experience.

For the Managing Consultant, Impact Assessment (Landscape Architect/Designer) position, we anticipate the annual base pay of $90,102 – $99,506.  An employee’s pay position within this range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs.  We also may have instances where employee’s fall outside of the range based on the factors noted above.  This job may be eligible for bonus pay (casual and fixed term/flex force employees are NOT bonus eligible).

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), life & disability insurance to benefits eligible* employees.

*Benefits Eligibility is limited to Regular employees regularly scheduled to work 20 or more hours per week.  Fixed-Term employees (including flex force) who are regularly scheduled to work 20 hours a week or more are    eligible for a limited benefits package.  Casual employees are NOT benefits eligible. See your recruiter for more details.

You can apply for this role through https://www.erm.com/careers/apply/ or through the internal careers portal if you are a current employee.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, determinable, and payable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.


Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. 

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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