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Spackman Mossop Michaels is an award-winning landscape architecture firm with offices in New Orleans, Detroit, and Sydney. Our work seeks to transform cities through the creation of vibrant and healthy open spaces, with a focus on blue/green infrastructure, mobility, and urban ecology. The work for the US offices extends from the Great Lakes to the Gulf South to the Caribbean, and many places in between. Project types include urban parks, streetscapes, campus stormwater master plans, green infrastructure, and urban infill developments.

 


 

Civil Engineer

We are looking for an energetic, creative and collaborative civil engineer with experience delivering complex urban projects. The position offers the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team and help define and develop a design-focused engineering resource within the firm.

Our work ranges from park and open space design to community revitalization and planning to large scale infrastructural work, with a focus on sustainable and ecologically sensitive design. The position is located in the New Orleans office.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited university
  • 5-10 years of professional civil engineering experience
  • Must be currently licensed as a Professional Engineer in Louisiana or have the ability to become licensed.
  • Experience carrying projects through technical design and performing engineering calculations
  • Experience writing technical specifications and reports
  • Experience preparing cost estimates
  • Experience taking projects through construction administration
  • Experience in civil site design including erosion control, utilities, site layout, grading, paving, and sustainable stormwater management
  • Experience managing and mentoring staff designers, developing details, and redlining drawings 
  • Ability to perform work on many different project types and be a proficient multi-tasker
  • Optional Preferred Skills: Ability to perform hydrologic and hydraulic modelling, environmental engineering background

 

Please send a resume, letter of interest that describes your experience as it relates to this position and photos or drawings of completed work. Please send materials to info@smm.studio.

   

Entry-level Landscape Architect

We are looking for an entry-level designer with strong design skills. The position is located in the New Orleans office.

  • Holds an undergraduate or graduate degree in Landscape Architecture
  • Entry-level with 1-2 years of experience in a landscape architecture office
  • Interest in urban ecology, stormwater management, and design excellence
  • Desire to learn new skills and develop as a landscape architect and designer
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Sketchup, Adobe CS, and Excel
  • Experience with Revit is desirable

 

Please send a resume, letter of interest that describes your experience as it relates to this position and your portfolio (less than 20MB) to info@smm.studio.

 

Mid-level Landscape Architect

We are looking for a mid-level project manager with experience delivering complex urban projects. The position is located in the New Orleans office.

  • Mid-level with 5-10 years of professional landscape architecture experience
  • Experience carrying projects through technical design
  • Experience writing technical specifications
  • Experience preparing cost estimates
  • Experience taking projects through construction administration
  • Experience working with a range of consultants and large project teams, including civil, electrical, traffic and structural engineers.
  • Experience with civic and public open space projects, and municipal/institutional clients
  • Knowledge of grading design, planting design, materials and technical aspects of landscape architecture
  • Experience managing and mentoring staff designers, developing details, and redlining drawings
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Adobe InDesign, and Excel

 

Please send a resume, letter of interest that describes your experience as it relates to this position and photos or drawings of completed work. Please send materials to info@smm.studio.

 


 

SMM is always looking for talented, experienced employees. Send us your application, CV and portfolio as printable PDF to admin@sm2group.com.au for the Syndey office or to info@smm.studio for our US offices using “Job YOUR NAME” as e-mail subject.