Landscape Construction Project Assistant: Chicago and Kansas City

0-5 Years' Experience Required

Hoerr Schaudt is an award-winning team of landscape architects, urban designers and horticulturists who create innovative landscapes that delight on every scale – from intimate private gardens to vast public parks. Our devotion to craft and attention to detail help clients discover the unseen potential of their outdoor spaces. With offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Kansas City we have developed a national practice that works across all project types including residential, campus, institutional, civic and corporate landscapes.

We’re looking for an individual with experience in landscape construction observation and project management to join our Construction Administration team in our Kansas City office. As a landscape construction project assistant, you will assist project managers with conducting material and vendor research, perform AutoCAD drawing edits, plant material procurement and tagging, contractor correspondence, project coordination, and project scope takeoffs. A successful candidate will be highly organized, have a knack for record keeping and thrive in a team setting.

If you are interested in this position we encourage you to e-mail us your resume and portfolio to resumes@hoerrschaudt.com (note ‘Chicago entry level position’ in subject line)

Ideal Candidate

  • An excellent communicator with strong organizational skills
  • Ideally 5 years of landscape construction or project management experience, but open to recent college graduates
  • An individual with a great teamwork attitude and excited to work in a collaborative environment

Skills and Requirements

  • Highly proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, Sketch-up and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organizational and task management skills, including the ability to change tasks quickly
  • Excellent attitude and ability to work well within a team
  • Expert in creative problem-solving

What we need from you

  • Resume
  • Design Portfolio
  • Available Start Date