Landscape Architect / Designer

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Personal information   
First name(s) / Surname(s)  Robert Hobart
Address(es)  2/F, Building 1310
Reading, Berkshire
Telephone(s)  Home: +44 (118) 555 3000 Mobile: +44 (118) 555 5691
Fax(es)  +44 (118) 555 3002
Nationality  British
Work experience   
Dates  June 2001 - present
Occupation or position held  Assistant Landscape Designer
Main activities and responsibilities  Responsible for creating plans and designs, preparing models and cost estimates for each site development project and communicating with customers, subcontractors, vendors and employees and attending project related meetings. Also responsible for working with clients to ensure that changes are captured, plans are updated, and that working designs are available for install teams.
Name and address of employer  Anderslite Landscape Architecture 29 East Parade London, UK LS1 5PS
Type of business or sector  Landscaping / Horticulture
Dates  July 1996 - June 2001
Occupation or position held  Landscaper
Main activities and responsibilities  Inspected work for conformance with approved plans, specifications, and standards; including - grading, irrigation systems, water lines, curbs and gutters, sidewalks, turf, landscape materials, trees and shrubs. Reviewed and determined the feasibility of specific designs and approving landscape architectural plans. Ensured that a safe environment existed for all employees, contractors, and customers throughout the project.
Name and address of employer  MatchTech of Leeds 1450 Parkway Fareham Leeds, UK PO15 7AF
Type of business or sector  Landscaping / Horticulture
Education and training   
Dates  September 1994 - June 1996
Title of qualification awarded  Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Analytical Geometry, Botany, Calculus, Chemistry, Entomology, Horticulture, and Trigonometry. Master's Thesis on Gardening Design Theory. One year internship at MatchTech of Leeds.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  University of Cambridge
Dates  September 1989 - June 1994
Title of qualification awarded  Bachelor's Degree in Botany and Horticulture (dual major)
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Architecture, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Entomology, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Mathematics, and Trigonometry. Secondary studies include French and German Proficiency Skills, Arts and Humanities, and Literature.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  University of London
Personal skills and competences   
Mother tongue(s)  English
Other language(s)   
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
French  C2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient User 
German  B2Independent UserB2Independent UserB2Independent UserB2Independent UserB2Independent User 
Social skills and competences  Excellent communication skills with clients, fellow employees, and management. Strong negotiation skills especially where contracts are concerned. Able to motivate and lead work teams as well as handle discipline scenarios tactfully.
Organisational skills and competences  Capable of partnering with installation professionals to ensure that projects are on track and that all documents are accurate.
Technical skills and competences  Significant horticultural knowledge including experience with plant lists. Thorough working knowledge of all hand tools and miscellaneous landscaping equipment. Able to take projects from conception to construction. I possess a strong background in all areas of site design including grading, road design, erosion control, storm water management and utility layout.
Computer skills and competences  Advanced proficiency skills with computer software programs including MS Office Works Suite 2007 inclusive of Access, Excel, NotePad, Outlook Express, and Word. Thorough working knowledge of AutoCAD 2006 and Land Desktop 2006.
Artistic skills and competences  Canvas painting in acrylics and oils, photography, and porcelain crafts painting
Other skills and competences  Nearly 12 years of experience with Project Management. Strong work ethic. Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment. I am able to communicate a unique vision persuasively when applying my negotiating skills. Registered Landscape Architect, with 12 Years of experience.
Driving licence(s)  Groups A, A1, B, BE, D1, and D1E
Additional information  References available upon request