Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Landscape Architect 2022


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About Stantec

With 21,000 talented professionals internationally, Stantec has a strong reputation for its work with public and private sector clients on a diverse range of high-profile infrastructure and development projects.

What advice would you give to somebody applying to Stantec's Graduate Development Programme?

Caleb Halfpenny, Graduate Electrical Engineer, shares insights from the interview process to joining the Developing Professionals Group and gives advice to any graduates considering joining Stantec.

The friendly and collaborative culture at Stantec is something we are proud of and we have many other reasons for you to be excited about joining us. We offer a competitive salary, agile and flexible working arrangements, industry leading training, great projects and lots more!

The Opportunity

Redefine your personal best

Have you ever thought about joining a Graduate Development Programme where you get to work in a diverse, welcoming, and fun environment, on amazing projects, whilst starting your journey to becoming professionally qualified?
We have a large and diverse graduate cohort, spread across all our offices in the UK. You will join our existing cohort of Engineers, Scientists, Project Managers, Data Specialists, Environmentalists, Talent Acquisition & HR Specialists, Health Safety and Business Management Professionals to name a few. We have a structured graduate program that is catered to your specific discipline. You will learn on the job, work on some amazing projects and be mentored by some of our industry’s leading practitioners.

Stantec UK is a global engineering firm which provides a wide range of Landscape Architecture/Design services through our Environmental Consulting Services which supports all our sectors within Stantec UK, namely Water, Energy, Transport, Community Development, Buildings and Architecture. This position will support our environmental consultancy team and you’ll help us to deliver landscape design services for a range of projects, with a focus on the water industry.

Based in our Warrington office, you will be supporting and providing landscape architecture input to consultancy and framework projects. You will predominantly be office based, but undertake field survey work across the UK as required. You will support with landscape and visual impact assessments, prepare landscape planting designs, landscape maintenance or management plans and specifications to accompany planning applications and ecological enhancement plans. You will become a member of our growing environmental team, working collaboratively with  town planners, environmental consultants, ecologists, and others.

This represents a fantastic opportunity to develop your career, where you will join an established and passionate environmental team with ambitious plans to grow in a wider range of sectors such as energy and commercial markets.

About you:

  • We are looking for candidates that hold an Honours Degree or Diploma or Masters in Landscape Architecture
  • You’ll be a member of the Landscape Institute and willing to work towards gaining Chartership
  • You will have sound technical knowledge, understanding landscape planting designs, landscape maintenance and management plans, and specifications to accompany planning applications
  • Work related experience in would be advantageous but is not essential as you’ll be learning your new role on the job and with support from our graduate training programme.

Inclusion & Diversity

At Stantec, we create opportunity by inviting, embracing, and celebrating differences. This goal remains at the heart of our efforts to champion inclusion and diversity throughout our organisation. To achieve that goal, we must continue to build an inclusive workplace that empowers and inspires but also attracts and nurtures the very best talent from all over the world.

We champion inclusion for two reasons. First, because it’s the right thing to do; everyone deserves the freedom to bring their whole selves to work without fear of judgment or discrimination. And second, because an inclusive workplace culture attracts and invites the full spectrum of talent into the organisation.


  • We offer a number of other leisure and lifestyle benefit options (from buying additional holiday to travel insurance and bikes) to help you tailor your benefits to your personal needs.
  • Ensuring you have a pension in place is a very important part of planning for the future. We offer tax efficient ways of saving towards your retirement plan with pension schemes that provide a wide variety of investment options.
  • We want all our employees to be happy, healthy and engaged at work. We have a number of campaigns that run throughout the year with the main objective being to improve the health, wellbeing and resilience of our employees. Information on local activities and initiatives is also available and regularly updated.

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Job ID Number: 2236
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • Warrington, Cheshire
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Acoustics
  • Architecture
  • Biotechnology
  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Environmental Science
  • Geotechnical
  • Infrastructure
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural
  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology

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