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VHB Landscape Architect/Project Manager in Watertown, Massachusetts

Come join one of the top ranked design firms in the country! VHB’s growing headquarters in Watertown, MA is seeking a Landscape Architect/Project Manager to join our Planning + Design practice.

Project types include both public and private sector clients primarily in the New England area. Our office is within minutes of downtown Boston and less than an hour to Cape Cod, Providence, RI, and New Hampshire, offering outstanding cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities for the interested professional.

About Us

WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

  • We are creative problem-solvers

  • We work hard, and we give back

  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)

  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us!

About the Position

Landscape Architect/Project Manager | Watertown, MA


  • Assist in preparing project scope and fee proposals

  • Effectively manage public and private projects

  • Work with multi-disciplinary project teams, assist in developing site design from master planning and site concept through construction document phases of design

  • Oversee the development of graphics for design development presentations and public process materials;, including sketch-up models, concept plans and diagrams, design studies, illustrative plans, cross sections and perspective sketches

  • Lead the production of construction documents: Develop layout and material, grading, and planting plans, technical details, and write technical specifications

  • Assist in preparing estimates of probable construction costs

  • Conduct construction site visits and plant tagging

Skills & Abilities

  • Proficiency in working with AutoCAD, Sketch up, Adobe Suite (PhotoShop, InDesign), and Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong management skills

  • Strong graphic skills and ability to organize and present ideas graphically

  • Ability to handle assignments from multiple project managers

  • Public speaking skills


  • Landscape Architecture degree from accredited program

  • Professional Landscape Architecture Registration [please indicate state(s) in which you are licensed]

  • 7+ years of directly-related professional landscape architecture experience

  • Familiarity with sustainable design practices desired

Please submit applications and work samples online.

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


ID: 2021-1345

External Company Name: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin

External Company URL:

Street: 101 Walnut Street

Telecommute: No