Design Architecture

Fort Worth, Texas
02 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
BI 0000HK
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Nationwide Global Buildings Design team consists of 2500 professionals focused on leadership in technology, process innovation, and sustainability. Jacobs ranks #1 in the Engineering/Architecture, Construction Management, and BIM-Engineering categories; and is also leading Engineering Design firm in the Healthcare, Data Center, University, Government and Corporate Commercial sector. We provide award winning planning, architecture, interior design, engineering, construction management, program management, and design-build of new buildings; as well as expansion, renovation and refurbishment of existing facilities for public and private sector clients. Our collaborative approach allows us successfully deliver fully integrated professional services for a broad range of clients and project types worldwide.

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Discipline Director, Senior Project Architect, or Discipline Specialist, this role researches, programs, plans, designs, and administers building projects for clients, applying knowledge of architectural design, construction detailing, construction procedures, zoning and building codes, and building materials for clients according to their desires, needs, and financial resources.

  • Plans and programs layout of project(s); coordinates and integrates all other discipline elements into unified design for client review and approval
  • Performs work of complex scope
  • Conducts periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with detailed design documents
  • Prepares quantitative data (e.g. material take-offs) to support construction cost estimates
  • Monitors architectural project scope development and changes, tracking adjustments to the projected project construction cost
  • May prepare client project presentations studies, and reports
  • Represents organization, with internal and external personnel, on significant matters
  • Utilizes computer-assisted design software and equipment to prepare project designs and plans
  • May direct activities of workers engaged in preparing drawings and specification documents for the Conceptual Design Phase, Schematic Design Phase, and/or the Detailed Design Phase of a project
  • Design work to be reviewed and stamped by a Registered Architect
  • Periodic travel to construction sites should be anticipated
  • Minimum 4-7 years' related experience is required
  • BA/BS or Bachelors in Architecture is required
  • Architecture registration or Intern Development Program candidate is required
  • Demonstrated program experience in the usage of Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, basic rendering and publishing programs, and Microsoft Office suite are required
  • Familiarity with building code requirements is required
  • Strong organizational, communications (both verbal and written) skills, and leadership abilities is required
  • Ability to effectively coordinate with internal architectural and engineering team members is required
  • Master's Degree in Architecture is preferred
  • Project Management experience is preferred
  • Participation in professional organizations is preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.