Assistant Landscape Architect: McLean, VA

McHale Landscape Design
6121 Leapley Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

About McHale Landscape Design:

McHale Landscape Design is a residential landscape architecture company and design-build firm dedicated to designing and constructing extraordinary residential gardens, pools, outdoor living areas, and home additions.

Since 1981, the firm has designed, constructed and planted many residential projects, including more than 250 award-winning landscapes. Combining landscape architecture, horticulture knowledge, and field experience, our professionally licensed and certified staff help you create beautiful gardens and living spaces. With an interactive design-build process, McHale Landscape Design views every client as an important part of the team. Our goal is to be your single source for the entire project, from design to implementation to aftercare.

Assist Landscape Designer with the following duties:

  • Applicants must provide portfolio/work samples with their resumes
  • Site work-assist with field measurements, as-built drawings and elevations.
  • Drafting/CAD-assist in the preparation of base maps, designs, master plans, and perspectives.
  • Proficient in the use of Google Sketch-UP, Vectorworks/AutoCad, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office.
  • Assist in locating plant and hardscape materials and obtaining material samples
  • Permit process
  • Site photography
  • Client meetings/interaction
  • Site layout for installation crews
  • Preparation of design proposals, estimates, contracts, and client correspondence
  • Coordination of subcontractors
  • File plans, photographs, reference materials, and client information.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to produce perspective sketches quickly
  • Other duties as assigned


What McHale Offers:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Medical Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401K Package


This is an excellent opportunity to join a nationally and locally award-winning company that is on the cutting edge of the landscape industry as well as the ability to work with a highly professional and creative staff.

Job Requirements

Position Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture or related discipline.
• Must have experience with AutoCAD or related program
• Fluency in Spanish a plus