Landscape Architectural Field Representative

Pape-Dawson Engineers
Houston, TX/Remote
Added: March 18, 2024

The Landscape Architectural Field Representative is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day field operations for landscape construction projects.


  • Oversee field operations for landscape construction projects, including scheduling, progress tracking, change order documentation, and construction observation practices.
  • Cultivate and maintain positive client relationships.
  • Conduct construction meetings for multiple projects.
  • Coordinate softscape construction, including plant materials and horticultural practices.
  • Train staff landscape architects and designers on basic irrigation design, system programming, operation, and verification for all irrigation system types, including 2-wire systems.
  • Ensure quality finishes and good design alignment with the landscape architect of record.
  • Provide training and mentorship to field construction representatives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 8 years of landscape construction experience, with at least 3 years in a supervisory capacity overseeing field personnel and/or subcontractors.
  • Familiarity with Houston-area landscape contractors.
  • Knowledge of hardscape construction including concrete paving, structural concrete, masonry, storm drainage, and coordination of electrical and plumbing components.
  • Familiarity with wet-well pump systems.
  • Knowledge of softscape and hardscape construction materials, products, construction sequencing, and pesticide application requirements.
  • Certification or licensure as an irrigation designer.
  • Ability to work Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm with occasional overtime as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and LandFX.
  • Familiarity with project scheduling software.
  • Understanding of construction management software.
  • Experience with surveying practices on construction sites.

All qualified applicants for Pape-Dawson Engineers will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.