HNTB Sr UDLA in New York, New York

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


The time is right to join HNTB Corporation! HNTB is currently seeking a Senior UDLA in our New York, New York office.

Job Summary

Supervises design assignments and the technical production of urban design plans, design development drawings and construction documents. Coordinates efforts with project manager, design team and other disciplines on multiple, large-scale and complex projects to ensure that the client’s technical requirements for all urban design and landscape architecture aspects of project are fully met. Performs various project support tasks where urban design and landscape architecture involvement is required or requested on major, complex projects. May serve as a Project Manager on a limited basis for select large scale projects. Regular task assignee on multiple projects.

Essential Responsibility

  • With a thorough knowledge of landscape architecture and/or urban design, understands the design applications of construction materials, plan materials, construction methods and the integration of landscape architecture and urban design with other disciplines.

  • Assists group and office leadership with implementation of office-wide technical standards and maintenance of technical and design resources files.

  • Directs design and technical aspects of multiple and large-scale projects and teams.

  • Articulates project design in written, verbal and graphic form.

  • Conducts site visits to review implementation of project.

  • Directs and coordinates technical work efforts and reviews technical work performed by other project team members for accuracy and completeness. Performs quality checks to ensure client requirements are met.

  • Supervises professionals of lesser experience in the preparation of urban design and landscape architecture projects, studies and reports.

  • Responsible for significant portions of presentations and public facilitation.

  • Prepares scopes of work, fee proposals and responses to RFP’s for major, complex projects.

  • Assists in the preparation for training programs that focus on design excellence and delivering HNTB's 4 for 4 (Consistent delivery of quality work, on time, on budget and to the client's satisfaction on every project) performance.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture or related field

10 years related experience

8 years related experience (with Master's degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture or related field)

Preferred Qualification/Skills

RLA, RA certification

General Work Conditions

Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

HNTB Job Title Sr UDLA

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Planning & Urban Design/Landscape