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Jacobs Architectural Designer in New York, New York

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:

As an Architectural Designer, you’ll have the chance to work with our internal network of engineers and architects designing facilities for the Federal Government and related institutions. Working with other members of the team, you’ll develop design packages using CADD, Revit and other software. During your time with us, you will generate design analyses, construction drawings, and specifications. Additionally, you’ll perform field work, both prior to design and as a follow up during construction period activities, and you’ll be involved in client charrettes. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.

This position performs a variety of architectural drafting skills including the following tasks: field work to take dimensions to existing conditions interior/exterior areas, elevations, roof area, prepare hand sketches to show existing conditions; strong CADD skills to develop drawing include floor areas, schedules, elevations, details, sections, material take off estimate, be able to understand client standard, criteria and details, sketch out layout and design concepts, Cad concept design, and prepare design documents and construction documents including specification editing client master specifications.

You will be assigned as an architect drafter/designer on facility projects for United States Postal Service. Projects will be in and for various types of facilities and will concentrate on major architectural renovations in existing buildings.

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:

  • BS or MS in Architecture for NAAB college or university

  • At least 2 years of experience in architectural design of facilities

  • Must be able to perform extensive field walking tours outdoors and indoors in utility-type spaces.

  • Ability to visit client facilities throughout NY Metro Area

  • Ability to support work for/in other offices which may include travel

  • Ability to travel internationally on at least a limited basis

  • United States Citizenship and valid US driver’s license

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • In progress NCARB Record for Architectural Experience Program documentation

  • Experience in 2D AutoCAD drafting and 3D/BIM modeling. Experience with Autodesk REVIT

  • Experience with concept development of buildings using Sketchup

  • Knowledge of applicable codes and standards, including ICC, ASHRAE, and NFPA

  • Experience and Knowledge of broad range of architectural design building systems

  • Knowledge of and experience in applying New York City and New York/New Jersey/Connecticut States building codes

Join us and love what you do. Focus on tackling the toughest challenges with a smile as you support the development of life-changing infrastructure that improves communities across the country and the world. See the inherent value in your point of view as you deliver for our clients.

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.