Founded in 1983, Scott Byron & Co. in Lake Bluff, IL is a leading, Chicago-area landscape firm with a long-standing reputation for creating elegant, outdoor environments for both residential and commercial properties. The company?s 250 employees design, build and maintain extraordinary environments while creating an expression of Art in Harmony with Nature. Visit www.scottbyron.com to learn more.
Develop designs by using hand graphic and computer-generated design support with AutoCAD, Adobe, Microsoft Office, and SketchUp.
Research product materials for information regarding weight calculations, construction methods, cost comparisons, etc.
Assist in surveying, site inventory, and analysis.
Support and coordinate with Landscape Designers, Surveyors, and Architects with all phases of a project.
Assist with permits including city code research, calculations, and applications.
Contribute to residential and commercial landscape designs and drafting.
Communicate with Sales and Estimating teams, Project Managers, Subcontractors, and Clients to develop a design that meets the client?s needs and wants.
Work with Project Managers and Subcontractors to ensure design intent is followed through the entire installation phase. Meet on-site and in-office to work through construction details, problem solving on-site issues, and any other design components.
Drive to job sites to assist surveyor/designer to measure and analyze the site to evaluate it based on the project criteria.
Communicate and meet with subcontractors and clients as needed for project development, occasional evening meetings, but generally during office hours.
Bachelor?s Degree in Landscape Architecture with a focus on design required plus a minimum of three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Licensure as a Landscape Architect in Illinois and/or Wisconsin is a plus.
Proficient in AutoCAD is required, experience in SketchUp, Photoshop, and InDesign.
Strong hand graphics is a plus.
Strong understanding and practical application of the technical construction aspects of high-end landscape installation.
Interested in hardscape and landscape design for residential and commercial properties.
Knowledge of plant materials and hardscape.
Candidates must have a valid local driver?s license and good driving record.
Has own transportation to participate in job site activities.
Comprehensive Group Medical Coverage
401(k) Savings Plan
Paid Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Cafeteria 125 Program
Long Term Disability
Supplemental Term Life Insurance