Careers

Careers Design Your Passion

We are driven by a deeper purpose: creating meaningful places by employing our collective talent, creativity, and passion.

Multi-Dimensional Method
Designs are fluid, and so must be the team dynamics that create them. Our firm is not linear or departmentalized. Our disciplines intersect within each team and project – allowing us to achieve ambitious outcomes. We color outside the lines to illuminate fresh perspectives and we know that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Balance and Variety
We are a company that provides a clear path for advancement and understands the need for balance between your work and home life. We believe a variety of project types allow you to build a dynamic set of talents and skills. With our diverse client base, it allows for exposure to multiple types of design and markets, giving you experience and knowledge in multiple distinctions.

You’re in Good Company – Come Join Us
To apply, submit your resume and work samples through our current openings listed below. Looking for internships? Click here to see our internship information. Not seeing an open position that seems to fit? Email us your resume anyway (careers@rgsassociates.com), we are always looking for talented and energetic people to join our team.

 

OPEN POSITIONS

  • CAD Designer

    The CAD Designer is responsible for the creation and production of technical drawings for all aspects of RGS engineering and land planning projects. Experience drafting stormwater management systems, grading plans, erosion and sedimentation control plans, utility profiles, construction details for land development projects, and GIS mapping a plus.

    Required Skills/Abilities:

    • Assists in supporting engineers and landscape architects by creating and revising CAD drawings.


    Qualifications:

    • Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or trade school.
    • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, Civil-3D, Photoshop, Land FX and/or GIS.
    • Knowledge of 3D modeling software such as Sketch-Up and Lumion a plus but is not required.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office products.
    • Excellent organizational skills and acute attention to detail.
    • Effective communication skills including being adept at active listening, critical thinking, and ability to ask questions.
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks.
    • Effective problem solving and interpersonal skills.
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  • Landscape Architect

    RGS is looking for a highly motivated person who is passionate about having an impact on their community. Are you looking to take the next (or first step) in your career? Join RGS, where we empower landscape architects to be immersed in the entire design process on a variety of interesting, high profile, and award-winning projects. We are committed to a culture that inspires, motivates, and fosters personal development; enabling everyone to reach their full potential for career and personal success. Put your skills to work on meaningful projects, in an energetic, service- oriented and fun working environment.


    Primary Responsibilities :

    The RGS Landscape Architect is responsible for planning and designing a wide range of outdoor spaces and site development plans. They combine artistic and technical skills to ensure aesthetically pleasing and functional design solutions. Projects range from small scale gardens to large scale land planning designs in both urban and rural settings. Responsibilities include development of conceptual designs, using CAD software to draw plans, development of site grading solutions, construction detailing, planting designs, construction administration and observation, and report writing.

    • Research, review, and interpret local Zoning, Subdivision & Land Development ordinances
    • Perform site layout, grading, and road design within AutoCAD C3D (or the ability to oversee this aspect with a drafter/designer)
    • Understanding of utility layout, profiling, and detailing for gravity sanitary sewer and water systems
    • Prepare planting plans
    • Prepare compelling presentation graphics/ renderings
    • Prepare lighting design
    • Material and site furniture selections
    • Understanding of stormwater conveyance design, detailing, and computations
    • Understanding of erosion and sediment control facility design, detailing, and computations
    • Prepare opinions of probable cost
    • Provide construction phase services including oversight during construction of site related features and planting plans, shop drawing review, RFI responses, CSK preparation, etc.
    • Prepare as-built record plans for submission to local, state, and federal agencies


    Required Skills/Abilities:

    • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
    • Excellent organizational skills and acute attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Adept in the use of CADD software
    • Adept in active listening and critical thinking
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to prioritize tasks when appropriate
    • Ability to function well in a high-paced professional environment
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software


    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, or related field
    • Registration required
    • 0-5 years of related experience
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  • Project Manager

    The RGS Project Manager (PM), who must be either a Civil Engineer or a Landscape Architect, is responsible for leading and guiding the design and implementation of RGS projects. Services are delivered both as an individual contributor and by effectively leading, managing, and coaching a team of highly motivated and skilled professionals and technicians. The PM relies heavily not just on technical expertise, but also on critical thinking, leadership, and good management practices in performing these duties.

     

    Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Effectively lead, guide, and manage client projects through design, approval, permitting and/or construction to desired client results
    • Can be relied on to get the projects done on time, within budget, and with good design, effectively addressing regulatory issues
    • Develop and monitor budgets and plans to consistently achieve profitability goals and schedules
    • Provide complete quality designs and technical expertise to projects
    • Maintain schedules and workflow for the various projects
    • Assist the Client Manager in developing proposals
    • Mentor, coach, and help to develop junior staff
    • Evaluate and anticipate knowledge and skill needs to achieve project goals
    • Coordinate internal work activities to provide seamless client service
    • Maintain knowledge of existing and new regulations
    • Effectively interact with review agencies to facilitate the projects
    • Deliver effective project presentations when appropriate in lieu of the Client Manager/ Principal
    • Correspond and coordinate with clients, sub-consultants, and municipalities on design and technical issues, effectively communicating and resolving issues

     

    Required Skills/Abilities:

    • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
    • Excellent organizational skills and acute attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Adept in the use of CAD software
    • Adept in active listening and critical thinking
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to prioritize tasks when appropriate
    • Ability to function well in a high-paced professional environment
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

     

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture or Civil Engineering, or equivalent experience
    • Registration or certification preferred
    • Broad proficiency in all key areas of technical design and project management
    • 7- 10 years of related experience
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  • Harrisburg Client Manager

    Are you a civil engineer or landscape architect looking to cultivate your career and advance into a senior level of leadership as Client Manager? Do you have the dedication and talent to grow an emerging market? Do you have a passion for mentoring and developing technical design staff? Do you have a passion to grow and develop client relationships and provide oversight on projects? We are seeking a growth-oriented individual to complement our team and to manage our Harrisburg office. In addition to growing our Harrisburg market, you will be responsible for the technical design elements and successful execution and completion of client projects. You will have direct client contact and provide design team leadership.

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