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| Landscape Architect
||DOT Code: 001.061-018
| Alternate Job Titles: community
planner; environmental planner; land planner; site planner
| Industry: profess. & kin.
| Plans and designs development
of land areas for projects, such as parks and other recreational facilities,
airports, highways, and parkways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions,
and commercial, industrial, and residential sites: Confers with clients,
engineering personnel, and Architects (profess. & kin.) on overall program.
Compiles and analyzes data on such site conditions as geographic location;
soil, vegetation, and rock features; drainage; and location of structures
for preparation of environmental impact report and development of landscaping
plans. Prepares site plans, working drawings, specifications, and cost estimates
for land development, showing ground contours, vegetation, locations of
structures, and such facilities as roads, walks, parking areas, fences, walls,
and utilities, coordinating arrangement of existing and proposed land features
and structures. Inspects construction work in progress to ensure compliance
with landscape specifications, to approve quality of materials and work,
and to advise client and construction personnel on landscape features. May
be designated according to project as Highway-Landscape Architect (profess.
& kin.); Park-Landscape Architect (profess. & kin.).
GOE: 05.01.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R5 M5 L5 SVP: 8 DLU: 77