Jacobs Lead Architect / Data Center in Makati City, Philippines

Lead Architect / Data Center


Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services including engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project management. Our portfolio spans industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the Opportunity

  • Architect to serve as discipline group lead and as Project/Lead Architect for large, green-field design projects. Lead the space planning and design of the Data Halls, M&E Plant Areas and Building Support Areas.

  • Develop design from site master planning, conceptual stage to detailed design development.

  • Knowledgeable with all building and planning codes.

  • Advise on local authority requirements, submission and permit requirement process.

  • Evaluate, select and apply standard architectural techniques, procedure and criteria independently using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications

  • Manage and mentor a team of Architects through the design stages of a project. Working with a remote resource team would be an advantage.

  • Participate in the QA/QC process in checking Architectural design work.

  • Coordinate with other design disciplines such as Electrical, Structural, Civil, Mechanical, Instrumentation & Controls related with Architectural design work.

  • Represent the company at technical meetings and lead discussions on Architectural design with clients, consultants and contractors.

  • Prepare tender documents, evaluate, recommend and support the tender award.

  • Review and comment on Contractor RFIs, material submissions, shop drawings and support project & construction management teams.

About You

  • Degree in Architecture with minimum 8 years total working experience preferably with at least 2 years’ experience working on electronics and advanced technology projects, such as Data centre and mission critical projects

  • Data center experience is essential.

  • Able to present to clients and lead internal project teams through programming, conceptual design, design development, detail design, and construction administration

  • Deep understanding Code of Practice, codes, standards, and submissions process, demonstrate leadership experiences working with clients, local authorities, and project staff.

  • Demonstrate good communication skills and understanding of cross-discipline needs for continuous coordination with other architects and engineers, lead engineers, project management, commercial and procurement on multi-discipline design and construction projects.

  • Able to coordinate with clients, sub-consultants, consultations with public agencies and preparation of construction documents for submission to public agencies.

  • 3D Revit and AutoCAD experience.

  • Sound knowledge of key Health and Safety issues and legislation.

  • Ability to prioritize own workload and work to deadlines.

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we value people. Having the right balance of diversity, career and lifestyle enables us to consistently deliver and exceed clients’ expectations.

Working alongside industry leaders, you will have the opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in an environment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation.

To support your professional growth, Jacobs has a host of social, health and wellbeing events and initiatives that underpins our commitment to you. Rethinking how you work, our culture at Jacobs means it’s all about what you do, not where you are, which counts!

It’s a great time to join Jacobs. Achieve more with a global brand!

Exciting remuneration package awaits the successful candidates.

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Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

Primary Location Philippines-Philippines Countrywide-Makati City

Req ID: BIA00014C