Arlington, Virginia

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're not just building structures, we're helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their state-of-the-art facilities that are changing our world.

Based at our Arlington, VA office, our Architects provide technically complex and robust architectural design analysis to support mission-critical environments, for renovation as well as new built environments. 

You will be challenged with high level strategic decision-making tasks; applying knowledge of architectural design, zoning and building codes, building systems and materials for a single client according to their desires, needs, and financial resources. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Review of third party building and facility condition assessments. 
  • Capital projects management.
  • Code and Accessibility analysis.
  • Review and generation of Facility Code Indices.
  • Analysis of cost models.
  • Analysis of design alternatives.
  • Coordinate work with engineers of other disciplines and architects.
  • 10%-15% travel time with trip durations of 1 to 2 weeks, including international travel.

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:
  • Bachelors Degree in Architecture.
  • US Citizenship.
  • Secret security clearance.
  • Entry to senior level experience in the design of buildings.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit.

Ideally, you'll need:

  • TS security clearance
  • Registered Architect (RA)certification
  • Proficiency in ARCHIBUS and other facility portfolio management
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 and supplemental language.

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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Arlington, Virginia

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges in their careers. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive.

If you share our commitment to doing what's best for clients, enjoy working in teams and hold yourself to the highest ethical standards, you'll fit right in.

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