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Jacobs Project Architect - Ports & Maritime in New York, New York

Your Impact:

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.

At Jacobs, we challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions in Architecture. By joining us as Project Architect, you’ll work closely with a team of architects, technical leadership and multi-discipline design team members with the primary role of being the on-site representative for a buildings project during construction administration.

Responsibilities include actively participating and managing Construction Administration, conducts on-site observation of work during the construction phase to monitor compliance with design documents. You will need to have a thorough understanding of the deliverable phase during construction which includes the issuance of bulletins, RFI’s, submittal review, field sketch responses and substitution request review. You will need to have a working knowledge of BIM and clash detection during construction phase services and experience coordinating between the contractors and design model clashes. You’ll work closely with the Project Manager to identify and issue change orders during construction, this will require working with the architecture team in addition to the multi-discipline team to define the change in scope and prepare budget adjustments to support the change orders.

As a project architect in this role you will have a proficient knowledge of technical detailing, multi-discipline building systems and construction sequencing to pre-position you to be able to discuss issues and concerns with the client and contractor. As the on-site representative you will need to be comfortable discussing issues with the client and contractor and also reporting that information back to the in-office team, this may require preparing and presenting studies and reports.

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 $118,000 to $155,000 - and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor in Architecture from an NCARB accredited program is required

  • 15 years related professional experience

  • NY State License required.

  • Familiarity with NYC codes and regulations required.

  • Previous experience with Construction Administration Phase Services for New Construction

  • Travel is required.

  • Job requires on-site representation for multi-discipline team with Owner, and Contractor.

  • Understands constructability, and construction sequencing.

  • Strong collaboration, communication, and problem-solving skills.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in construction documentation and administration, materials and methods of construction, building, life safety and accessibility codes.

  • Advanced understanding of facility structural, mechanical, and electrical systems and their interrelationships.

  • Able to effectively balance multiple priorities and project schedules.

  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office suite.

  • Self-driven time management skills; able to work independently and collaboratively; focused on total project success.

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, 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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