Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is a multidisciplinary environmental and engineering company and includes a well-established landscape planning practice, supported by in-house planners, environmental, transport, engineering and stakeholder engagement teams.
The Wood Landscape Team offers a broad spectrum of landscape planning and design expertise for projects across the UK. Our team has advised on landscape and visual matters for numerous onshore and offshore wind, hydrogen and solar array developments, nuclear power stations, minerals projects, electricity transmission projects, major transport infrastructure and various housing / mixed-used developments of different scales.
This is an exciting time to join our growing business with a wide range of projects across all the major development sectors. Due to our current and expanding portfolio of projects, we are seeking a landscape technician to join our friendly and supportive team based in Newcastle, Glasgow or the Midlands. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with landscape professionals, as well as urban designers, architects, master planners and town planners at Wood, and to shape your future career within one of the country’s leading multi-disciplinary consultancies.
You will be involved in preparing Zone of Theoretical Visibility (ZTV) plans, photomontages of development proposals and other supporting plans and sections. There will also be opportunities for you to support with site visit photography.
Skills / Qualifications
We are looking for a landscape technician with relevant experience who is able to display technical rigour and a proactive approach to project delivery. You will need a sound grounding or keen interest in landscape planning including LVIA.
The successful candidate will:
- Be competent in AutoCAD or equivalent CAD programme, ArcGIS software and Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud (or equivalent graphics programmes)
- Competent in Microsoft Office
- Have an attention to detail and desire to learn new software
- Desirable but not essential – Competent in specialist industry software including Resoft Windfarm
The successful candidate will have:
- Minimum 5 GCSE grades A-C and 2 No. A-level or equivalent qualifications
- Full driving licence
Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.