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Desired Industry: Landscaping SpiderID: 26821
Desired Job Location: new orleans, Louisiana Date Posted: 5/19/2009
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: now
Desired Wage: $65,000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors Willing to Relocate: Yes

Summary of Qualifications

Project Programming
Facility Planning
Construction Management
Project Studies
Corp of Engineers Projects
FEMA Projects
FTA and DOT Experience
Construction Details
Planting Design
Master Planning
Bidding Process

• Have established good communication skills in dealing with clientele and understanding their needs.
• Demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with engineers, architects and other design professionals.
• Experienced in coordinating projects with the requirements set by FEMA and other projects for the Federal Transit Administration through the Department of Transportation.
• Proven ability with many years in the design profession with a comprehensive understanding of design concepts, construction details and project management.

Professional Experience

Peter Raarup Landscape Design, - New Orleans, Louisiana Oct. 2005 – Present
Landscape Architect

Responsibilities with the firm include site evaluation, data gathering, project design, and preparation of project plans and details. Other responsibilities include project management and design installation. This is primarily a design firm that also provides planting installation and maintenance services. The projects range from residential and commercial to municipal clientele. Company website can be viewed at:

GCR & Associates, Inc., - New Orleans, Louisiana May 1993 – Oct. 2005
Transit Planner and Landscape Architect

Monitored projects for the elevation of residential structures under the Repetitive Loss Program for the Jefferson Parish Department of Emergency Management under FEMA.

Provides comprehensive land planning and design support for the clientele. Has significant experience in facility designing and urban planning from a broad array of projects ranging from airport, transit and urban master planning to recreational commercial and residential landscape designs and construction detailing.

Part of the Jefferson Parish Transit consultant team. Monitored all capital projects for the Jefferson Parish Department of Transit Administration. These responsibilities included determining project priorities, establishing project programs, monitoring design phases, and assisting in the administration of the bidding process, preconstruction phase and project construction. Developed the conceptual site master plan for the Eastbank Bus Terminal Facility. Monitored the construction of the Eastbank Bus Operations Facility, Westbank Bus Operations Facility and the Walkertown Bus Terminal / Park and Ride. Also prepared Transit Department studies and reports for the Federal Transit Administration. These include the Parish Wide Transit Joint Use Park and Ride Facilities Evaluation, the
Peter Lignieres
Landscape Architect and Planner

906 Saint Ann Street (225) 202-7389
New Orleans, Louisiana 70115

Critical Link Transit System Analysis, the Design and Program Analysis for the Proposed Marrero Park and Ride Facility and the Intermodal Potential Study for Jefferson Parish Transit.

Prepared procurement bid packages for the Transit Department. They range from purchases of replacement fixed route buses and expansion of the paratransit van fleet to the acquisition of transit operational computers and shop equipment. Also prepared a Request for Proposal for the procurement of an Intelligent Transportation System for the Jefferson Parish Transit Department. This included a Mobile Data Terminal System (MDT) for the paratransit fleet and an Automatic Vehicle Locator System (AVL) with security cameras, passenger counters and engine monitoring system for the entire Transit Fleet.

Berger, Barnard & Thomas, Inc. – Baton Rouge, Louisiana April 1981 – May 1993
Landscape Architect

Worked on planting design projects involving the military housing facility at Skiff’s Creek Naval Base in Williamsburg, Va., the flag quarters at the Norfolk US Navy Air Station in Norfolk, Va, the training facilities at Little Creek Amphibious Base, Va., and military facilities for the Honduran Government with the US Corps of Engineers. Other projects included providing design criteria including erosion control, pathways, planting design multipurpose courts, RV campsites and footbridges for a request for proposals (RFP) for the Toledo Bend Recreational Site, Fort Polk, Louisiana (US Army Corp of Engineers, Fort Worth District) and the airport layout plan for Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport, Patterson LA.

Project Landscape Architect for numerous recreational parks and playgrounds throughout Ascension, Iberville, Acadia and Jefferson Parish Louisiana.

Imahara’s Landscaping Co., Baton Rouge, Louisiana May 1978 – May 1993
Landscape Architect (Full & part time)

Worked full time for 3 years and continued to work with Imahara’s Landscaping after joining Berger, Barnard and Thomas, Inc. on a part time bases for 12 more years. This is a design build firm involved in residential and commercial landscape developments. Performed many design/builds projects with this company. Involved in initial meetings with the clients to establish the design and prepare the landscaping plans. Responsible for preparing estimates and supervising installation of the projects.

Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture 1979
AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Applications

Speak French

Additional Information:
Louisiana - Landscape Architect – No. 087
Louisiana - Landscape Contractor – No. 395

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