Project Landscape Architect


Arlington, VA, US, 22209-2323

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, renewable energy producers, energy companies, corporations, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.


Consistently ranked among the top ten “Best Firms to Work For” and Engineering News-Record’s top 50 firms worldwide, Langan attracts and retains the best talent in the industry. Employees thrive at Langan, a firm that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion; prioritizes wellbeing, health and safety; encourages volunteerism and philanthropy; offers workplace flexibility, along with carbon neutral office spaces; and empowers individuals to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions.

Job Summary

Langan is seeking a Project Landscape Architect to join its collaborative team in Arlington, VA. This individual will serve a key function in leading and performing the planning, designing, and permitting of landscape architecture and, land development projects located in the District of Columbia and Washington metropolitan area. In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to a diverse portfolio of assignments including urban revitalization and streetscape, community design, retail and commercial site planning, healthcare and university campus design, rooftop gardens, green infrastructure, and brownfield redevelopment. You will partner closely with an interdisciplinary staff of engineers and other professionals in our Arlington office, as well as support landscape architectural projects originating out of Langan’s Philadelphia and Princeton offices.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist discipline leadership with the planning, design and permitting of landscape architecture, civil engineering, land development and planning projects;
  • Coordinate and work with staff to prepare site work cost estimates and zoning analyses; determine the feasibility of projects based on the analysis of collected data;
  • Write and review draft reports, including feasibility studies, proposals and technical specifications;
  • Plan, schedule and develop task and project budgets. Prepare progress reports and draft change orders;
  • Perform and manage multiple projects and tasks within specific budgets, schedules, and deadlines; minimize write-offs by keeping projects on budget;
  • Provide direct oversight and management of Staff and Senior staff for specific project assignments;
  • Mentor, train, encourage, and motivate staff;
  • Remain current on landscape architecture practices, guidelines, regulations, and best management practices and attend internal and external training to expand knowledge and skills; and
  • Perform other duties as requested.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture;
  • 6+ years prior related experience;
  • Landscape Architecture license in good standing or pursuing licensure;
  • Due to the nature of our federal government projects, US citizenship is a client mandated requirement;
  • LEED AP or similar sustainable accreditation preferred;
  • Experience preparing and organizing construction documentation for complex projects.
  • Possess creative and exceptional technical skills in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite; 3D modeling and Lumion experience preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment; and
  • Possess reliable transportation to access job sites and a valid driver’s license in good standing.

Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.


Langan offers employee resource groups; flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; and much more!


Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is a key to our success.