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Architectural Designer

Jacobs • Pittsburgh, PA
6 days ago

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, advanced facilities simplify our everyday lives, enabling technology to connect us. We push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable.  Jacobs is recognized globally as one of the leading design firms for advanced technology industrial projects.  We design of some of the most complex and specialized facilities being constructed today, including projects for semiconductor manufacturing, data centers, and other state of the art manufacturing facilities.  Our services include feasibility studies, long-range planning studies, and the full spectrum of design services from conceptualization through construction support. 

 

As an Architectural Designer with the architecture team in Jacobs Advanced Facilities – Electronics group, you will help us design state-of-the-art microelectronics facilities, data centers, and other advanced industrial and commercial facilities powering our virtual world today and into the future.  As an integral member of our team in Albany, NY or Pittsburgh, PA, you will be responsible for preparation of drawings and sketches using Revit and related BIM software.  You will evaluate and resolve problems by applying appropriate solutions and will actively promote overall quality of the design and project deliverables.  As part of the design team, you will effectively communicate and work closely with architects and engineering disciplines and be part of a team performing conceptual, layout, and detailed design tasks, coordinating design and construction activities, studies, and various analyses.  You’ll also have the chance to utilize your technical expertise mentoring junior team members. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Modeling, preparing drawings and sketches using Revit and applicable software, applying suitable design criteria.
  • Create conceptual models based on verbal direction or rough sketches from architects or other designers.
  • Manage and incorporate redlines from others.
  • Maintaining reliable work practices to meet schedule, budget, and quality requirements.
  • Highly proficient in self-checking work and coordinating with related disciplines to resolve design.
  • Proactively advancing workflows, systems, and tools, including design automation skills. 
  • Familiarity with emerging technologies.
  • Highly focused on quality, ensuring conformance with established architecture standards, project standards, and project delivery processes. 
  • Able to provide quality reviews of models and documents prepared by others to assure design and project standards are met.

 

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. 

  • Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Architecture from an accredited Architectural program
  • At least 5 years of architecture experience 
  • Proficiency in Revit 3D modeling
  • Experience with Sketch up, Adobe Suite, InDesign, and Navisworks
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills

 

Ideally, you’ll also have: 

  • Experience with building codes and specifications 
  • Experience with semiconductor or general industrial facilities
  • LEED accredited
  • Ability to travel

 

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