Archive for May, 2014

Opening for Experienced Landscape Architect


SW+ is seeking a landscape architect / designer with 2-4 years design firm experience.  We are looking for talented individuals who are looking to join a creative, engaging firm with a studio environment and stay with us for the long-term.

There is currently one full-time, permanent position available in our Greenville, South Carolina office.

The position requires working closely with a team of in-house landscape architects and civil engineers as well as consultants on multiple projects on a variety of scales throughout South Carolina and the region. The successful candidate must be a self-starter, mature, organized, flexible, possess a strong work ethic, and have the ability to work with minimal supervision.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture preferred
  • 2-4 years’ experience in a professional design office
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Interpersonal skills – ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels
  • Excellent drafting skills in AutoCAD
  • Graphic presentation skills including exceptional hand drawing and rendering
  • Experience in the preparation of Contract Documents
  • Ability to navigate municipal/development codes and regulations
  • High proficiency in graphic software such as including Photoshop and SketchUp or similar program
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Power Point


  • Creative design sensibilities and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of horticulture and regional plant material with focus in fine garden design

In addition to a cover letter detailing your background specific to the skill set detailed above, examples of your illustrative abilities are required as part of the application process. Show us who you are.

Benefits include: vacation; sick leave; holidays; medical, prescription & dental insurance; employee life insurance; 401k account. SW+ is a tobacco-free workplace.

Email cover letter, resume, and graphic presentation examples to Chris Watson at

For a better understanding of our firm, please visit our website at

Seeking Experienced Civil Engineer


The Greenville office of SW+ is seeking an experienced civil engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will serve as a Civil Engineer/Project Coordinator II and will be expected to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. Direct experience with land development projects involving campus, commercial, and/or professional office buildings is preferred.

Responsibilities will include effective client management, preparation of plans for land development projects, including commercial, retail, office building, higher education campus improvements, streetscapes, single-family residential subdivisions and multi-family complexes. Typical tasks include drainage reports, site plans, grading and utility plans, erosion control plans and roadway design. Attendance at regulatory land use meetings may also be required. Responsibilities will expand as experience is gained.

Education, Skills & Experience:

The ideal candidate will possess the following education, skills and experience:

E.I.T. registration (minimum); P.E. a plus

B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college/university

2-6 years’ work experience in a related position

A strong desire for continuous professional and personal development and improvement

Design and coordination of work on multi-discipline projects ranging from preliminary land development through full permitting for all aspects of civil design including but not limited to:

  •  zoning issues
  • grading and drainage
  • erosion control
  • stormwater management
  • road design
  • water & sewer systems
  • subdivision layouts

Assist with conducting research, performing site evaluations, and preparing drainage reports.

Coordinate with other engineering teams and the landscape architecture departments within the firm.

Advanced AutoCAD and Civil 3D skills

Ability to work independently in a team environment & to effectively manage time

Proficiency in a wide variety of software programs

A valid driver’s license

Benefits include: medical, prescription & dental insurance; vacation; sick leave; holidays ;employee life insurance; 401k account. SW+ is a tobacco-free workplace.

SW+ is looking for a focused individual who would like to grow with us and become a mainstay in our engineering department. Please review our website at for our company background and details on our projects.

Send a cover letter highlighting your pertinent experience along with a resume to The position is immediate need.

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