Landscape Architect

Name : Jeremy Meek
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Oswego,IL
Job Title Landscape Architect
Relocation Preferences : Negotiable
Objective : I am seeking a challenging and engaging position within a collaborative team environment where I can utilize the skills I have obtained over the past 10 years in the field of landscape architecture and planning.

Salary and location is negotiable.


Resume :  

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS



More than 10 years of experience in Landscape Architecture, Land Planning and Site Design of residential, commercial, municipal, parks and recreation, and institutional developments.


Project Management experience negotiating with Municipal, County, and State agency staff to obtain approval of development plans, annexation agreements and entitlement documents including the presentation of reports and projects to Municipal Commissions and Councils.


Comprehensive plant knowledge in native, non-native and naturalized plants in USDA hardiness zones 3 through 6.


Commitment to a sustainable approach to all designs utilizing knowledge based in LEED principles, Best Management Practices [BMP], Low Impact Design [LID], and conservation design principals.


Strong graphic, written and verbal communication skills.


Computer skills include AutoCAD, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Schoppe Design Associates, Inc., Oswego, Illinois


Landscape Architect and Planner


2003-Present


Overall responsibilities include proposal preparation, contract management, due diligence and site analysis documents, project design, project management, regulatory compliance, prepare presentations, establish and track project budgets, construction documentation, construction administration, intermediate and final site inspections and reports, and post construction records and photography.


Residential and Commercial Land Planning | Work closely with interdisciplinary team of planners, architects, engineers, developers, real estate professionals and construction trades to develop multi-use projects ranging in size from acre to nearly 1000 acres.


Municipal and Institutional Land Planning | Design school and municipal campuses, civic plazas, and police and court facilities.


Municipal Consulting | Review site development and landscape plans to assure compliance with local codes and ordinances. Work closely with staff to review project budgets, revise ordinances, and prepare municipal reports.


Parks and Recreation Planning | Work with municipal and park district staffs to create both passive and active recreational environments including playgrounds and sports fields, as well as develop strategic plans for bike trail systems and future parks.


Greenview Landscape Company, Oswego, Illinois


Landscape Design and Sales


2000-2003


Responsible for residential and commercial landscape design, sales and construction.


Developed cost estimates, managed budgets and coordinated construction crews to keep projects on schedule and on budget.


Managed OSHA safety program and administered weekly safety presentations for construction division.


Stuber Land Design, Tremont, Illinois


Landscape Construction


1998-1999


Residential and Commercial Landscape Construction


Worked with lead construction crew on installation of plantings, patios, walls, decks, and ponds.


EDUCATION AND ASSOCIATIONS


Education


Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, University of Illinois, 1999


Licensed Landscape Architect, State of Illinois #157.1351


Completed PSMJ Resources, Inc. Project Managers Bootcamp in 2008.


Working toward LEED-NC Certification by the United States Green Building Council | USGBC.


Completed GRHC Green Roof Courses 101 through 401 and am now eligible for Green Roof Accreditation [GRP] through Green Roofs for Healthy Cities [GRHC].


Associations and Memberships


American Society of Landscape Architects | ASLA


Congress for New Urbanism, CNU


United States Green Building Council, USGBC


American Planning Association, APA


National Trust for Historic Preservation


The Conservation Foundation


Illinois Landscape Contractors Association, ILCA


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT


Village of Oswego Chamber of Commerce


Village of Oswego Public Works Committee


Oswegoland Optimist Club, Board of Directors

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