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Jacobs Architectural Designer in Honolulu, Hawaii

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:

This opportunity will open a door to design professionals who are aspiring to become a leader, willing to take challenges and loving adventures and travels in a beautiful community of Oahu Island. Our Indo-Pacific team is delivering award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery in the region including Hawaii, Japan, Guam and South Korea.

At Jacobs our Architectural Designers provide a range of skills as part of an integrated building services design. Reporting directly to the Indo-Pacific federal group leader in Honolulu office, the successful candidate will work as a core project team.

The Architectural Designer is responsible for the coordination, development, and production of deliverables in support of overall scope of Architecture-Engineering projects under the guidance of more senior technical staff.

The Architectural Designer will take ownership of the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the work assigned to you. Individuals in this position must demonstrate the ability to progress from basic design work assignments to more complicated and involved projects working in conjunction with a technical team.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment and work under tight deadlines, while maintaining high quality standards

  • Prepare 2D and 3D architectural design drawings in all phases

  • Prepare inspection and design reports and presentation materials

  • Performs construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned projects including document management and processing RFI's and Change Orders

  • Support PM, senior designer and/or senior engineer in the on-going determination of project scheduling requirements, manpower requirements, and project budgets

  • Participate in internal and external meetings and document discussions

  • Gather information, interview stakeholders, makes studies, performs calculations, and prepare original rough layouts and sketches as required

  • Perform routine tasks under general supervision using well-defined standards, procedures and codes

  • Coordinate design with other architects and engineering disciplines

  • Perform product research; assist project designers and project architects with materials selection and system research

  • Design new or existing building components and systems to develop or improve them

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:

  • United States Citizenship

  • BA/BS in Architecture

  • At least 2 years' Architectural design experience

  • Candidates must be a registered Architect or on track for attaining a license

  • Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way

  • Basic knowledge of architectural building systems

  • Basic knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines

  • Self-motivated personality with the ability to work collaboratively and independently as appropriate in studio environment

  • Ability to work in a multi-discipline team environment

  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines

  • Proficiency in REVIT and AutoCAD

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel program

  • Basic understanding of IBC and Accessibility Codes

  • Ability to travel

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Experience in Department of Defense, United States Army Corp of Engineers and / or NAVFAC

  • Knowledge of the federal Unified Facilities Codes (UFCs) and DoD regulations

  • Proficiency in graphic software such as SketchUp, Bluebeam, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

  • Proficiency in 3D Modeling software such as 3D Studio Max and Rhino

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.

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