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Jacobs Senior Project Architect in Denver, Colorado

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a rewarding career working with the industry’s best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong. We are looking for a driven and curious client-focused project architect to grow with our team. 

Working as a Senior Project Architecture Professional in Denver, CO, you’ll research, program, plan, design, and administer building projects for clients, applying knowledge of architectural design, zoning and building codes, building systems and materials.

You’ll also utilize your technical expertise to mentor other professionals including less experienced Architects and Designers working closely with technical and engineering discipline leads.

Working together, we’ll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future – big and small, global and local. Your role will include delivering excellence through all phases of projects from planning through construction administration and close out, maintaining firm-wide documentation procedures and standards working closely with leadership and engineering discipline leads to understand design intent and goals for successful implementation for various building design projects.

This position is a ground-floor opportunity to be a part a Denver-based team focused on federal delivery. We anticipate significant growth in the area and see the federal delivery team expanding over the next few years. The position is also expected to work closely with the local business delivery team and share work and resources seamlessly.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • At least 10 years relevant professional experience for buildings-related design projects

  • Professional Degree in Architecture (BArch or MArch)

  • Registered Architect (RA)

  • United States Citizenship

  • Active Top Secret security clearance

  • Experience mentoring a team of design professionals, including monitoring work performance and driving professional development 

  • Understanding work flow and documentation for BIM (REVIT)

  • Knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines

  • Advanced Knowledge of architectural building systems

  • Advanced Knowledge of UFCs, CBC, IBC & Accessibility Codes

  • Experience generating work plans, project budgets, and scopes

  • Experience generating and managing schedules

  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to work under tight deadlines, while maintaining high quality standards


Ideally, You’ll Also Have:  

  • Experience writing specifications

  • Construction Administration experience

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Strong organizational, communications (both verbal and written) skills, and leadership abilities

  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign graphic software

  • Federal including DoD, Federal Civilian and/or Defense Contractor project experience

  • NCARB Certification

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $108,900-190,600, and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.